Institute of Consulting
Post Graduate Manufacturing Management, Cranfield University
HND Production Engineering
A1 Assessor for NVQ 3
An accredited Lean Thinking manufacturing consultant with over 16 years’ in-depth experience in Operational Business Recovery; Turnaround; Lean implementation and solving problems through to re-engineering.
Nick has significant knowledge in Tier 1 Automotive OEMs and Supply Chain networks.
Interventions include Productivity improvements, Shop floor processes, Line management support, Cost reduction programmes, Supply Chain improvements, Profitability, Labour Productivity/ Efficiency/Quality.
Design for Manufacture, Lean Service, including TPM, TQM, and 6 Sigma.
Successfully managed Rapid & Sustainable Change programmes in Customer Delivery; New Product Development, Design & launches; Business Strategy; Supply Chain Development; Costing models and Purchasing.
Trained in cross-functional Problem Solving using Lean Tools and Techniques in Service, Lean office, value stream mapping, Six Sigma Methodology (DMAIC) and workplace organisation (5S/CANDO)
Key Manufacturing Consultant and Service Capabilities
- Business diagnostics
- Strategic direction setting
- Strategic deployment
- Business planning & Sage
- Financial forecasting
- Sales & Profit growth
- Lean Sigma business toolkit
- Lean manufacturing
- Lean service
- Production Planning & Control
- Supply Chain development & logistics
- Work & Time study
- Customer value
- Customer service
- Change Management
- New product design & development
- New product launch
- Design FMEA/ QFD