Lean and Procurement Consultant

George has a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering, and an MBA. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management, and an Accredited Associate of the Herrmann International Network (HDBI Psychographic). His initial training and experience in consulting was with Deloitte.

George has also undergone training in LEAN Thinking at Cardiff's Lean Enterprise Research Centre with Prof Peter Hines. George has considerable General Management experience but also hands-on experience in Mechanical Design, Manufacturing, Distribution, Logistics, Procurement and Marketing.

He also has over 10 years experience in Consulting, Project Management and Team Facilitation, having applied his knowledge and skills to organisations such as Ampol, Caltex, Boral, BHP, Telstra, NRMA, YKK, Multinail, Seeley, Dexion and MainTrain.

His expertise is focused in Supply Chain and Distribution from a holistic customer driven perspective. He has managed projects across a broad range of Engineering, Manufacturing, Distribution and Service industries.

George's areas of specialisation and unique expertise in LEAN Enterprise Tools Implementation include:

  • FIVE S
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Cell Design
  • Factory Layout
  • Lean New Product Design
  • Quality Function Deployment Lean Distribution
  • Purchasing and Logistics Supply Process Re-Engineering, and
  • Supply Chain Modeling

Other areas of specialisation include:

  • Optimisation Customer Surveys & Feedback Systems
  • Customer Relationship Management Purchasing and Sourcing infrastructure design and implementation
  • Supply negotiations MRPII Software Selection, System Specification, Design and Implementation.

George's personable and direct style lends itself to workshop oriented hands on deployment. His shop floor warehouse operations experience is invaluable in reaching the core of change management hurdles so many companies are confronted with in their quest for performance excellence.

Contact our Lean and Procurement Consultant, George, on 61 2 9683 6200 or email admin@performancedrivers.com.au.