Istvan Dorka

Istvan Dorka

Mechanical engineer

Professional career, positions held

2007 –

Lean Team PC./Concordia Ltd., leading lean consultant

2006 – 2007

Gestamp (automotive), production director

1999 – 2006

Alcoa-Extrusion Ltd. (aluminium industry), lean director, production director, TPM introduction director, European cost decreasing project consultant

1998 – 1999

Lean engineer of Alcoa’s 1st lean trial/test workshop

Experiences gained


Customer satisfaction improvement

Efficiency improvement

Lean education

Developing workshops

Problem solving and strategic thinking

Improvement of delivery time accuracy

Overall Equipment Efficiency improvement without investment

Education of Lean leaders, engineers, upper managers, group leaders – lean in practice. Let’s learn to observe!

Initial survey and feedback to top management

A3, 8D, Hoshin kanri methods

Lead-time decreasement

Workforce/workers’ efficiency improvement

Lean trainings for operators

Kaizen workshops

Cost decrease

Prevention and treatment of quality problems

Process efficiency improvement (speed, accuracy)

Education of workshop facilitators


Vocational consultations and trainings for cross-functional project teams