Toniato - General Manager - Verona, Veneto, Italy

Massimo Toniato

Verona, Veneto, Italy


General Manager


General Manager/Plant Manager and/or Senior Project Manager and/or Supply Chain Manager (Manufacturing Companies preferably within Rolling Stock Market (but also Automotive, Buses or Trucks) including components, equipments and devices. Preferably Resident in foreign – including emerging – Countries.

Work History

Technical and Supply Chain Manager (Purchasing Marketing and Procurement)

Officine Ferroviarie Veronesi S.p.A

From January 2011

Technical and Supply Chain Manager.
In charge of Technical Team (since 1995) and Purchasing Dept (since 2011).
Position includes also Power of Attorney for Safety and Accident Prevention Company Policy.
Value of purchase order from €9,3 Mio 2010 to €37,7 Mio 2012.
Qualifications and competences:

• Public Procurement and Contract Procedures
• Purchasing Marketing
• Supply Chain Management
• Continuous Improvement & Cost Reduction (Goal Pursuit Strategy and Team Management)
• Vendor Rating
• Spare Parts Logistic
• MS Office, Autocad, AS400 Environment user

Sales Manager

Officine Ferroviarie Veronesi S.p.A.

October 2008 - December 2010

Sales Director and Senior Project Manager.
Contacts, Negotiation and Contract Development (Customers Trenitalia S.p.A., FER Emilia Romagna srl, Trenord S.p.A., SSIF S.p.A., SAD srl and Private Railways including German Companies as RailPool and Mitsui-Dispolok).
Contacts with European Railways (DB AG, SBB S.A., OeBB AG, Renfe Entidad Publica Empresarial, PKP S.A.)
Qualifications and competences:
• Business Analysis
• Business Strategy
• Business Planning
• Business Process Improvement
• Business Development (Poland, Egypt, Suisse, Iran)
• Market Analysis & Marketing Strategy
• Key Account Management
• Tender Management
• Contract Management
• Contract Development
• Contract Negotiation
• After Sale Management

Member of Board of Directors

Officine Ferroviarie Veronesi S.p.A

As Plant Manager (1993-1995 e 2001-2008) I was in charge of the wholw Operations Dept. (till 200 employees).
As Senior Project Manager (2005-2010) the task was development of "Vivalto" Contract total amount 410 Mio€.
When I was member of the Board turnover growth up to 100 Mio€ (2006-2009).
As Purchasing Director I managed the team so that with the same people the value of purchase orders growth from 9,3 Mio € (2010) to 37 Mio € (2012)

Operations/Plant Manager and Project Manager.

Officine Ferroviarie Veronesi S.p.A.

July 2001 - October 2008

Operations/Plant Manager and Project Manager.
In charge of Technical Office, Manufacturing and Purchasing.
Project Manager “Trenitalia Vivalto Double Deck Train” Project Manager (Contract value €421 Mio)
Contacts and Negotiations with major Suppliers (Siemens AG, Bombardier S.p.A., Knorr Bremse AG, Faiveley S.p.A., Alstom S.p.A.) and Competitors (Stadler AG, Siemens AG, Bombardier AG, Alstom S.p.A).
Company Turnover up to €100 Mio (2006).
New Qualifications and Competences:
• Project Management
• Availability/Reliability
• Maintenance Management
• Maintenance Manuals


Officine Ferroviarie Veronesi S.p.A.

From October 1995

Power of Attorney as Technical Director

Operations/Plant Manager and Project Manager

Officine Ferroviarie Veronesi S.p.A

November 1993 - July 2001

Plant Manager (till 1995).
Technical Director from 1995 up to now.
Project Manager “DB - Deutsche Bahn Wrmz 133.1 Board Restaurant Coach” (Contract value €21 Mio).
Qualifications and competences:
• Continuous Improvement
• Team Leadership & Management
• Manufacturing Plant Director
• Operations Management
• Rail Operations
• Product costing & Budgeting
• Cost Reduction Policy
• Working Capital Management
• Localization
• Project Planning
• Project Development
• Project Budgeting
• Experienced Rail Professional
• Railways
• Commissioning
• Cross Functional Team Leadership
• Job Design

Plant Director

Royal Plastic srl

August 1992 - November 1993

The role covered several tasks.

- manufaturing control and organization
- technical and safety aspects
- sales marketing and management
- purchasing and supply chain

Assistant of Managing Director

Velux Italia S.p, A. - Verona

June 1990 - February 1991

(Roof Windows Producer)
Turnover 30.000 Mio Lit (1991).

Head of Technical Dept

Isocar srl

September 1987 - June 1990

Verona (Refrigerated Truck bodies)
Turnover 6.000 Mio Lit. (1990).

Head of Manufacturing Dept

Firema S.p.A

November 1983 - August 1987

Cittadella/Padova (Rolling Stock
design, manufacturing and repair; Ministry of Defense
Contracts) Turnover 50.000 Mio Lit (1987).


NCDP Vivalto Double Deck Coaches

300 (railway) coaches for Customer Trenitalia (Italian State railway). To be managed production in 3 ( three) different plants and collection of coaches in order to compose ordered fix composition trains. From 2005 to 2010

Qualifications & Certifications


Padua University

Science High School

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