Senior Lean Practitioner
Unipart Group of Companies
.Client: Severn Trent Water. Drinking Water Production. April 2008 - to date
Highlights; Introduction of daily real time performance conversations that develop focused actions that make a difference. Also developed the use of Process Capability analysis to reduce chemical dosing spend.
Approach:Communication Cells, Creative Problem Solving. Development of Lean Champions,Cp.Cpk development
Client.; Fujitsu Information Services. Nov 2007 - April 2008
Highlights; Riased the lean capability of local site Lean Champion from level 2 (can do with support) to level 3 (can do without support) and seven local process champions from Level 1 (received training) to level 2. Also developed a process that will give a saving a £380,000 pa in inventory cost avoidance.
Approach. Small groups coaching, Communication Cells, 5S,visualisation, work place audit
Client Severn Trent Water, Derby / Coventry Sewerage Leakage. June 2007 – Nov 2007Highlights; All SLA’s met and £1,000,000 of roll out benefits across the whole of STWApproach, Value Stream Mapping, Communication cells, visualisation and standard workClient; First ScotRail Dec 2004– June 2007Train Planning, Glasgow. (Oct 2006- June 2007)Highlights. Costs of Failure and opportunities identified in the order of £500,000 pa.Buy-in from process partners, Network Rail and Transport Scotland to potential opportunitiesApproach. Value stream mapping and working in conjunction with all stakeholdersEngineering. (Dec 2004 – July 2006)Corkerhill Depot. Glasgow. B Exam Process Improvement. Highlights 25% improvement in productivity. Approach. Working with exam team on shopfloor and coaching managers to see and drive out wasteCorkerhill Depot, Glasgow. Period Heavy Clean Process, (PHC). ImprovementHighlights 55% improvement in utilisation of team, 50% reduction in number of defects per PHC.Approach. Working with PHC team on shopfloor and coaching managers to see and drive out wasteShields Depot, Glasgow. 334 Wheel-set Changeout Process ImprovementHighlights. 66% improvement in productivity, Number of peaks unit of service reduced from 6 to 1Approach. Working with exam team on shopfloor and coaching managers to see and drive out wasteHaymarket, Shields, Corkerhill, Inverness Depots. Dec 2004 – Dec 2005Communication Centre Development and Implementation.Highlights. Improved fleet reliability measured via a reduction in impact minutes and reduction in RAVERS defects on all depots, a clear understanding to everyone of current status vs. plan, a clear understanding of problems & inhibitors to the progress, identification of actions / countermeasures required to solve problems & remove inhibitors. Approach. Visualisation of processes, engaging teams, coaching management