The International Society of Female Professionals Recognizes Sonja Dirnberger
Kelowna, British Columbia – Sonja Dirnberger, a highly skilled professional engineer with extensive program development experience, is making a significant impact in the field of operations management. Known for her unique change management abilities and proven leadership in delivering corporate production targets, Dirnberger has established herself as a reliable and accomplished senior operations professional.
With a background in chemical engineering and inorganic chemistry from The University of British Columbia, Dirnberger possesses a strong technical foundation. Her expertise including tubular API/CSA product specifications, extends to ISO-based quality assurance and quality control functions. She also leads with a comprehensive understanding of Canadian and American environmental and health and safety legislation having controlled bi-national Safety and Environmental departments during which she ensured the regulatory compliance of both active industrial facilities as well as inactive site cleanups. She is well-versed in managing engineering projects enterprise-wide as well as site-specific initiatives, and has established her ability to thrive in fast-paced, lean environments.
She served as the Director of Operations at Regina Tubular Operations for EVRAZ North America, overseeing a heavy industrial facility comprising three integrated pipe making facilities. This 24/7 operation has an impressive annual tubular capacity of over 750,000 tons and is staffed by over 600 bargaining and salaried employees. Dirnberger’s leadership ensured the smooth operation of the facility, meeting production targets, and driving the successful completion of projects.
Throughout her career, Dirnberger has exhibited exceptional change management skills, enabling her to navigate complex operational challenges and implement effective strategies for process improvement. Her technical expertise coupled with adaptable thinking has resulted in the successful collaboration of diverse teams leading to accelerated operational excellence.
Dirnberger’s extensive professional experience positions her as a highly sought-after operations solutions provider professional. Her track record in the successful implementation of enterprise-wide profit-delivering transformation projects earned her recognition within the industry.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Sonja Dirnberger can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.