We provide short or long term interim management solutions in the areas of: Project and Programme Management, Information Technology Management, Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in Lean Manufacturing, Planning and Scheduling.
Our consulting services in Lean Manufacturing comprise: TPS, kaizen, inventory management, logistics management, single piece flow, value stream mapping, six sigma principles, 5S, root cause analysis, Kanban, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), statistical process control (SPC) and quality cost delivery and service (QCDS) boards.
Able to deliver solutions based on the winning combination of technology and lean principles.
Technology delivers transformational value when Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) implements Lean principles and is complemented by Manufacturing Execution Software (MES) that also adopts Lean principles. Manufacturers can minimize wastage and address situations such as mura (uneven operations), muda (non value-added activities, or waste) through MES and Lean concepts.
Our industry expertise is diverse and we have provided solutions to companies in the following sectors:
A highly skilled Project and Programme Director with wide ranging experience leading and managing a diverse range of projects across a wide range of sectors, industries and organisations.
Types of Projects delivered:
Certified to: Prince 2 Practitioner, IPMA Level C (APM) and ITIL v3 Foundation.
A natural leader and communicator, driven by continuous improvement and delivery of robust processes and projects with a strong track record of designing and delivering effective Lean improvement projects within a manufacturing environment.
Trained in Japan, one of the world’s leading experts in Lean Manufacturing systems (using the Toyota Production System) and the practical application of TPS, kaizen and six sigma principles, delivering numerous major improvement projects to global multinationals and others in the food, process, logistics, maintenance and automotive assembly industries. Able to create innovative solutions using DMAIC and PDCA resulting in significant improvements, including an inventory turnover of 50+ for McDougalls Foods. See the McDougalls' Case Study. As Business Improvement Manager for British Alcan Aluminium achieved success with a company-wide programme which released £100 million of cash from inventory reduction in one year alone. British Alcan's stock turn rose successively year upon year from 4.1 to 7.1 times.
With a PhD in Operational Research, able to deliver solutions based on the winning combination of technology and lean principles.
Extensive client facing experience at all levels within an organisation up to and including board level.