Michal Lopacinski

Senior Consultant

Consulting work

  • World Class Manufacturing and Lean projects oriented at reorganization of operations and performance improvement in various types of business, including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, equipment assembly, furniture, metal processing, metallurgy, mining etc.
  • Support of batch and continuous production companies in streamlining production, improving maintenance & quality, increasing capacity, performance improvement, as well as achieving a real change in employee behaviours and attitudes
  • Engaging employees in company improvement programmes and enabling them to willingly participate in the improvement journey
  • Developing models & conducting Loss & Waste analyses, implementing processes for defining
    & executing improvement projects
  • Projects focused on improving safety on site and changing people’s attitude towards safety systems
  • Business transformation projects targeted at converting multiple-company businesses into coherent multi-site organizations
  • Company  mergers – production and operations in EU
  • Master Trainer in World Class Manufacturing and Lean
  • WCM / TPM / Lean implementation projects worldwide – EU, Ukraine, Russia, UK, USA, Canada, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia

Professional Experience

  • Smart Transformation – Management consultancy – Partner, CEO
  • Entra Group – Management consultancy – Partner, CEO
  • Co-operation with KornFerry Hay Group in supporting manufacturing companies implementing WCM principles and improving engagement
  • Business Partner to CCI – a global management consultancy
  • AGH University of Mining and Metallurgy, Kraków, Poland – Research Associate
  • Technion, Haifa, Israel – Research Associate
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, USA – Research Associate
  • Client portfolio includes Polpharma, Can-Pack, Heinz, Kellogg’s, Aqua Danone, Coca-Cola, SABMiller, MolsonCoors, Ferrero, Roshen, Siemens, Metinvest, Interpipe, Centravis, Aditya Birla Group, MMK, Rusagro, Wojcik FM, Weidmann Group


Ph.D. Technical Sciences – Materials Science, AGH University of Mining and Metallurgy, Kraków, Poland

M.Sc. Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Mining and Metallurgy, Kraków, Poland

Contact data

Smart Transformation spółka z o.o.
Plac Wolnica 13 lok. 10, 31-060 Kraków, Poland