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Thomas Tschuffer

Maintenance Manager
Vasoldsberg

Summary

Experienced and strategically thinking manager with hands-on mentality and a long history of working in the printing and converting industry for packaging as lead of MRO. Skilled in maintenance management, project management, sourcing, engineering, HSE, process improvement, plant logistics and manufacturing, green- and brownfield projects. Senior level professional with international experience, hold the focus on objectives with motivation and enthusiasm and complete with high satisfaction. Use the knowledge in an extremely goal-oriented manner. Very flexible and socially competent.

Overview

39
39
years of professional experience
11
11
years of post-secondary education
3
3
Languages

Work History

Head of Maintenance- and Facility Management

GPI Graz GmbH
2021.11 - Current
  • Successful management of several projects in automation and process optimization, implementation of energy efficiency measures on machines, systems, buildings, implementation of energy-conscious behavioral measures in operations, ensuring machine and system availability as well as process reliability, including all measurement methods and key figures, as well as necessary spare parts organization, employee management and budget responsibility.
  • Managing fire protection, firefighting systems and machine safety.
  • Troubleshoot complex technical issues, providing expert guidance to team in resolving problems quickly and effectively.
  • Reduced equipment downtime through proactive identification of potential issues and timely repairs.
  • Streamlined repair documentation processes which resulted in improved data accuracy for decision making

Head of Maintenance and Building Infrastructure.

AR- Packaging Graz GmbH
2015.05 - 2021.10
  • Improvement of availability of machines and systems, support of production, operational excellence, relocation of production machines within the group (product group optimization), Group wide support regarding maintenance tasks, project responsibility for expansion of galvanic production for printing forms, design and construction of special machines with external support, legal compliance and plant approval process.
  • Reduced equipment downtime through proactive identification of potential issues and timely repairs.
  • Conducted regular facility inspections to identify areas of improvement and maintain compliance with industry standards.

Head of Maintenance and Building Infrastructure.

MWV Graz GmbH
2001.01 - 2015.05
  • Project responsibility for installation and commissioning of new and used production machines and systems including approval processes, implementation of shop floor data collection including interface configuration, operational excellence, fire protection officer from 2011, support of technical infrastructure (energy supply systems, air pollution system and wastewater treatment, fire protection systems).
  • Reduced equipment downtime through proactive identification of potential issues and timely repairs.
  • Collaborated with other department heads to develop comprehensive maintenance plans for company facilities.

Maintenance Engineer

Alfred Wall AG
1995.07 - 2000.12
  • Execution of maintenance software, project support and support in installation of new production machines and systems, from engineering to commissioning and acceptance, support in relocating an entire company location and in special machine construction, responsible as safety manager from 1998, repair and maintenance work on production machines and systems
  • Improved equipment reliability by implementing preventive and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Enhanced safety standards by conducting regular inspections, identifying hazards, and recommending corrective actions.
  • Reduced downtime through efficient troubleshooting and root cause analysis of equipment failures.

Maintenance Electrician /3rd Year Electrical Apprentice

Alfred Wall AG
1985.05 - 1995.02
  • Repair and maintenance work on production machines and systems, training according to the curriculum as a company electrician.
  • Reduced downtime by promptly troubleshooting and repairing electrical issues in industrial machinery.
  • Installed new equipment and modified existing equipment.

Education

DI (FH) - Industrial Engineering / Management

University of Applied Sciences
Mittweida
2006.10 - 2009.09

Fire Protection And Safety Technology

Gesellschaft Für Management Und Technik
Graz
1997.10 - 1998.02

Associate in Electronics Engineering Technology - Electrical, Electronics,Communications Engineering

HTBLUVA (HTL) Graz Gösting
Graz
1992.09 - 1995.06

Electrical Engineering

WIFI Graz
Graz
1989.09 - 1991.07

Electrician

Landesberufsschule Eibiswald
Eibiswald
1985.09 - 1989.01

Skills

    Fire Safety Systems

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Languages

English C1

Italian A1

German

Additional Information

Driving license: A, B, B-E, C

Timeline

Head of Maintenance- and Facility Management

GPI Graz GmbH
2021.11 - Current

Head of Maintenance and Building Infrastructure.

AR- Packaging Graz GmbH
2015.05 - 2021.10

DI (FH) - Industrial Engineering / Management

University of Applied Sciences
2006.10 - 2009.09

Head of Maintenance and Building Infrastructure.

MWV Graz GmbH
2001.01 - 2015.05

Fire Protection And Safety Technology

Gesellschaft Für Management Und Technik
1997.10 - 1998.02

Maintenance Engineer

Alfred Wall AG
1995.07 - 2000.12

Associate in Electronics Engineering Technology - Electrical, Electronics,Communications Engineering

HTBLUVA (HTL) Graz Gösting
1992.09 - 1995.06

Electrical Engineering

WIFI Graz
1989.09 - 1991.07

Electrician

Landesberufsschule Eibiswald
1985.09 - 1989.01

Maintenance Electrician /3rd Year Electrical Apprentice

Alfred Wall AG
1985.05 - 1995.02
Thomas TschufferMaintenance Manager