Azman Ithnin is an experience Engineering Manager for a multinational corporation (MNC). He completed 5 years of military skill training while studying at the Royal Military College in Malaysia. From a humble background of a small village in Johor, he was always seen as a bright and straight A’s student since his tender years. He obtained multiple scholarships during his years of study since the age of 13 years old. He believes that knowledge is “power” to everything that we do.
As a program manager for LEAN Manufacturing, he has gone through a Training for Ketachigai Improvement Program (KIP) based on Toyota Production System (TPS) which was also known as “Toyota Way”. He is an expert and has a deep knowledge in the 8 elements required in implementing the KIP and a competent coach and mentor for the program. With this, he involves extensively on continuous improvement activities such as 5S, Kaizen, machine efficiencies, productivity improvement and problem solving methodology towards achieving the service and product quality required by MNC’s.
His engineering background helps to develop his analytical thinking in statistics, 7 Quality Control (QC) Tools, Six Sigma, Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) & Fundamental of project management. This proof to be useful when analysing a case study situation. While delivering his training, he usually relates an actual scenario based on his experience to make the learning more meaningful.
Throughout his career, Azman develops a deep passion and interest in coaching and mentoring. He has given a number of career & motivational talks to University, secondary & primary students across Malaysia through his involvement with Young Professional Chamber (PROMUDA). He promotes learning with his 4 philosophy of “FEEL”, “THINK”, “SAY” and “DO” to encourage execution of plan to succeed. His witty, relaxing and impromptu inspiring stories manage to capture the audience while delivering his talks. He was chosen and acted as a main actor in 1 episode for NTV7 TV program name “Career X-Pose” in 2005 to portray the life of Product Engineer in a MNC Semiconductor Engineering Industry.
During his free time, he is an avid cyclist where he has joined and completed many century rides across Malaysia, Indonesia & Thailand. He is into sports like rugby, football, volleyball, badminton & bowling. Apart from this, he also likes to travel and venture into new place and people. Not forgetting – a Manchester United supporter.