Profile

A supply chain strategist and expert in delivering Lean transformations in Manufacturing, Service and Public Sector environments.
Tim is highly respected for his creative, inspirational solutions and for providing the leadership that enables mindset changes and creates processes that provide sustained, step change improvements in performance.

Tim builds confidence and belief at all levels in organisations through his remorseless focus on the need of the customer, his ability to help others share and believe in that vision, and above all the creation of pragmatic value chains that deliver the vision at the lowest possible operational cost.

Sample Consultancy Assignments

Edwards Vacuum.  Redesigned the global £150m service supply from Inventory deployment to organisational structure and control processes that provided a step change in service at lower cost and provided the catalyst for rapid business growth.

Kingspan Environmental. Redefined the manufacturing supply chain from traditional batch to pull based manufacturing, removing 70% of WIP and contracted lead time from 10 to 2 days.

Pitney Bowes. Led the redesign of the remanufacturing activities that radically reduced the operational footprint by 75%, provided a step change in the reduction in throughput times and improvements in the consistency of service provided.

QinetiQ. Led the Value Stream Mapping of the design and development processes for flight trials. Challenged the embedded “civil service” culture and aligned project management approaches to drive rather than report performance.

East Sussex NHS Hospitals Trust. Applied strategic demand management techniques to create a balanced and simply executed scheduling process, generating a step change in elective day surgery performance.

Employment History

1996-present Principal Consultant, The Consultancy Company
Previously:
2006-2010  – Managing Director, 2000-2006 Director, Supply Chain Division, 1996–2000 Consultant
1994-1996 – Managing Director, United Moulders Ltd (BTR )
1992–1994 – Operations Director, Cox & Wyman Ltd (Bowater subsidiary)
1988-1992 – Operations Manager, Eurotherm Ltd
1982–1987 – Engineer Officer, Royal Air Force