Ing. Jiří ZÁRUBA

Ing. Jiří ZÁRUBA

ŠKODA AUTO a.s., Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic, EU

Position: Logistics Technical Service Coordinator MB II at ŠKODA AUTO a. s., Mladá Boleslav

Specialization: AGV technology

At the METAL´23 conference Ing. Jiří Záruba will present the invited lecture "Use of Unit Load AGVs for Fully Automated Part Handling in the Welding Shop" in Session F.

Education and professional background:
Ing. Záruba received his masters's degree at ŠKODA AUTO University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at VSB - Technical University of Ostrava.

He has been employed by ŠKODA AUTO a.s. since 2007. From 2012 to 2015 he worked as Project Coordinator for MB II production with responsibility for quality and productivity in the production of the Fabia. In 2015 he was promoted to the position of pogistics Technical Service Coordinator MB II with responsibility for AGV technology and process optimization using AGV technology.

Projects at ŠKODA AUTO a. s.
12/2020 - 07/2022             Implementation of  unit load AGVs
Increasing productivity and implementation of unit load AGVs into operation.

10/2015 - 10/2016             Project "FTS Offensive"
Productivity improvement, implementation of innovative elements in logistics processes (deployment of unmanned FTS tractors and other automation elements on the assembly and welding plant MB II).