Supply Chain Leader, Project Manager & IWS Expert

Supply Chain Leader, Project Manager & IWS Expert

Summary of Expertise

A highly experienced Supply Chain Leader with more than 35 years experience, over 20 of this at senior level with a major global FMCG company.   A track record of success in designing and operating supply chains and transforming work processes and results.   Has had a varied career spanning manufacturing, logistics, planning and project management.

A talented and pragmatic leader who is highly respected as someone who can design, implement and operate effective supply chain solutions.   A track record of delivering supply chain transformations.   Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills are reinforced with excellent interpersonal and communication capabilities.   Passionate about developing people and unleashing their full potential and performance.   An extremely effective coach.   Very hands on approach, with a focus on developing sustainable, systemic capability.   Principled approach to work; building a culture that supports the right long term business results.

Experience in manufacturing operations – including as a manufacturing plant manager.   Has worked in regulated businesses, and has experience of Lean, TQM, IWS and other contemporary manufacturing improvement tools.   Significant experience in supply chain project management and Project Management Office (PMO).   Led global business initiatives and designed, set up and ran global PMOs.

Most recent experience has been setting up a regional planning centre in Poland: centralising and re-designing all supply chain planning activities and systems.   Responsible for the Mastery, Governance and Innovation in all the core work systems used across the planning centre.   Led a team of 40 Business Process Experts and trained and qualified 800 planners on the work systems.   Implemented IWS on the planning process and a Short Cycle Manufacturing programme.

Available for consultancy or short timescale project work.

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