Canisius Consulting
Consulting en Interim Management


Name: Canisius, Wil
Date of birth: May 17, 1951
Company: Canisius Consulting: managing director (since 2001)
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Personal presentation

I can help you in improving the results of your operation because of my 40 years of operational experience in various industries. My open way of communicating helps me in guiding people in the necessary changes to be done.

If you want a permanent improvement of the results, call or mail me for an interview without obligation. Together we can decide what value I can be to your organisation.

Resume of my experience

Operations management

Quality improvement, operational excellence and Lean management

Project management

Maintenance management

Performed assignments since 2001

2020 Industyrial laundry group. Interim manager.
Responsible for the integration (operational and technical) of the activities after closing another laundry (March 2020-August 2020).
2019 Industrial alundry group. Project manager.
Projects in operation to improve the internal organization and efficicncy (November 2019-August 2020).
2018 Heavy metall company. Plant manager.
Responsible for the complete production plant. Structuring the internal organization in the field of communication, cooperation and efficency (August 2018-April 2019).
2017 Industrial bakery. Site manager.
Responsible for the organisation. Optimizing production and secure the changes in the organization (Mai 2017-January 2018).
2016 Pharmaceutical company. Interim plant manager.
Plant manager department visual inspection, labelling and packaging. Change management after transfer existing manager. Integration of DTP syringes in the department. GMP environment (April 2016-April 2017).
2015 FMCG branche. Interim project manager.
Project international CLP-EU project (certifying and labelling of packaging).Several engineering projects in the area off machine adjustments and logistics to improve the OEE.
2013 Security printing organization (money, visa, stamps).
Organizing a planning and control department in a highly secured printing plant (money, visa and stamps) (September-December 2013).
2012 Graphic group. Project Management.
Graphic group with great aim for growth. Project manager for the integration of 4 companies to one location (AD Mercurius). Leading the project team. Responsible for the planning and costs (March-October 2012).
2011 Pharmaceutical company. Supply chain manager.
Temporary management and support in complex transition projects within the organization . Several GMP validations (June 2010-November 2011).
2010 Several food companies
Manager logistics with specific focus on HACCP and BRC (October 2009-June 2010)
2008 Newspaper production plant. Interim maintenance manager.
Reorganization of technical department. Support/consulting in an important reorganization (process optimization). Installing new equipment in the whole plant (65 milj. Euro). Development of a service maintenance system (Ultiom) (October 2007-March 2009)
2007 Elevator company. Interim department manager
Company for installing elevators. Reorganization installation department.. Report on future policy. Recruiting successor (50 empl.; April 2006-March 2007).
2005 Maintenance and service organization in metal industry.
Implementation of a merger of two companies in metal and servicing. Feasibility study and consulting. Responsible for complex change process. Interim technical director of company (September 2004-February 2006)
2003 National postal organization Several consultancy assingments on different postal projects and postal rates (December 2002; Mai-October 2003).
2003 Newspaper production plant. Interim management newspaper production company
Head of production and member MT. Assignment: stabilizing production level, process and quality control and leading change management and reorganization (July 2002-June 2003).
2002 Personal coaching agency for foreign machine manufacturer
Negotiations and business plan long term. (2 months)
2001 Newspaper production plant
Create and run a workshop on process control for printers and engineers to increase process control (3 moths)
2001 National postal organization
Consultancy assignment nation wide postal organization. Investigate effects of new distribution software for the graphic industry and mailing houses. Research and consulting. (2 months)

Accomplished jobs (full-time)

1997 – 2001 Ten Klei Direct Marketing Service Center at Purmerend
Technical director (120 employees) Full service graphic and direct marketing organization. Responsible for all production departments and maintenance.
1996 – 1997 Wegener Corsmit at Zoetermeer
Manager operations (80 employees) Fulfilment organization. Responsible for all production departments and maintenance.
1995 – 1996 Coster Groep at Houten
Project manager
1988 – 1995 Roto Smeets De Boer at Hilversum
Consultant Production and Technological developments Consultant for the entire graphic group.
1980 – 1988 Koninklijke Smeets Offset in Weert
Department manager (280 employees) Web offset and bindery department


Gymnasium B
Mechanical engineering, Technical University Eindhoven
Several specializations, such as:


Engels en Duits: fluently
French: very reasonable
Italian: limited

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