Professional Status


About Me

Enterprising engineer, specialized in materials, with multidisciplinary training, international professional experience and various qualities that demonstrate my strong points: great adaptability, ability to learn, vigor, leadership, ethics, courage, proactiveness and ability to integrate.

Yann Colombani


Industrial Engineer

Ecole des Mines d'Alès
September 1997 to July 2001


Production supervisor

Since December 2010

French Teacher

Alliance Française
Since February 2010
  • To teach French for students of any level, from the beginner to conversation class.

Manufacturing Coordinator

Bic Amazonia
October 2005 to December 2009
  • Production plan accomplishment, following the factory's KPIs.
    Molding and assembly process improvements, to improve product quality and reduce the costs.
    New production lines installation.
    Benchmark with others group facilities (France, Mexico, Ecuador, USA)
    New products development using ecological raw materials

Coordinateur de Manufacture

February 2003 to December 2009
  • Chef de projets des produits écologiquement corrects: lancement sur le marché brésilien d'un stylo qui utilise 40% de matière post-consumer (boîtes de lait Tetra Pak) et d'un crayon qui utilise 40% de scrap de l'usine Danone de Poços de Caldas.Responsable du suivi du plan de production de tous les ateliers, en suivant les indicateurs de l'entreprise, améliorations de processus à l'atelier moulage et à l'atelier assemblage, dans l'objectif de réduction de coûts et de meilleure qualité produits, améliorations de lay-out, réception et installation de lignes production (USA, France), benchmark avec les autres usines du groupe (France, États-Unis, Mexique et Équateur).

Process Engineer

BIC Amazonia
February 2003 to October 2005
  • New extrusion line definition and installation, reception in Germany, Start-up in Brazil.
    Scrap big reduction, non-conform products elimination, auto-control implementation.


BIC Amazonia
October 2001 to January 2003
  • New shaver production line from France installation, focus on the molding and extrusion.


February 2001 to September 2001
  • Acquire knowledges of a new production line and start it up in France, before transfer it to Brazil

Trainee for 3 months as a sales technician (France)

International Paper
June 1999 to August 1999
  • Prepared a new budgeting system for packing boxes.


  • Production Management
  • Molding process
  • Production lines start-up.