Transform Your Operation
Are your business processes well designed and waste free?
Are your teams focussed on the real priorities, or are they fire fighting?
Do you need to reduce costs and lead times, but not sure if Lean is right for you?
Discover how to lead and sustain breakthrough change - ask us now.
If you're leading a manufacturing, distribution or supply chain organisation, and
searching for ways to transform performance, the time to act is now!
This Program has been transformative for us
Excellent training! Thanks for bringing it to us
Regional GM, Australian Food business
My team is elated with this program & can't wait for more!
State Manager, Symbion Healthcare
REDUCE COSTS | IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE | SHORTEN LEAD TIMES | ELIMINATE EXCESS INVENTORY | DEVELOP FRONTLINE LEADER CAPABILITY | IMPROVE TEAM EFFECTIVENESS
WHAT WE DO
We work with manufacturers, distributors and supply chain operators to improve competitiveness by delivering rapid and lasting performance improvements.
With over 60 years of global industry know how, we have the experience and methodologies to unlock the full potential of your people and processes.
Rapid Operational Improvement
"A bad system will beat a good person every time"....but when excellent processes and capable people combine, great things happen. We work with you to find and eliminate waste in all its forms. Whether it's reducing costs, removing excess inventory, shortening lead times, or improving quality and service, we have the expertise you need
Management Capability Development
Highly capable managers turn strategy into action, and they are the cornerstone of every successful organisation. Our programs help managers achieve more.
Team Effectiveness and Culture
Culture matters. Companies with a healthy culture are more decisive, better at solving problems, and better at retaining valued employees. A healthy culture is about more than happy employees - it’s about getting things done.
Our programs are practical and functional, delivered by an internationally experienced team of business transformation and change experts.
Want exceptional business results?
High impact programs with a laser focus on results.
Practical and Experienced
Six decades of global experience across FMCG, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotech, food, beverage, distribution and allied sectors.
Achieve rapid process improvement using Lean-Six Sigma methodologies
We're here to help your people solve real problems and sustain the gains!
We work with your teams in a collaborative way to build trust and ownership.
Physical and Virtual delivery modes to keep costs down
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WHO IS THE OPERATIONS ACADEMY
The interesting bits: Avid hiker and mountain man. Classical pianist. Trained circus performer (yes, really)
The important bits: Workplace culture, collaboration and team building expert. Internationally accredited coach with 20+ years leadership experience in the food manufacturing sector.
The interesting bits: Adrenaline junkie. Owns many, many bicycles. Tells 'embarrassing' dad jokes...apparently
The important bits: Passionate about leadership, culture and team effectiveness. 20 + years leadership experience with blue chip companies including AstraZeneca, Merck and Dairy Farmers.
The interesting bits: Cooks a mean curry. Drives a Volvo. Uses a Blackberry (a phone brand popular in the early 1960's)
The important bits: Lean, Six Sigma and productivity expert. Passionate about business transformation. Two decades of international experience with blue chips including Kellogg's and Campbell Arnott's.
We're a bit different!
We're a team of passionate, hands on, sleeve's rolled up operations leaders, just like you.
We're driven by results, your results, and a desire to make workplaces better places to be.
People + Process = Success
We love working at the nexus of Process Excellence, Management Capability, and Team Effectiveness - it's where the magic happens. We've systemised our approach, because we know it works (....and because we're trained engineers and scientists - it's in the DNA).
We're focussed on the specific needs and challenges of the Food, Beverage, FMCG and Pharmaceutical sectors
- it's where we're from.
We Love KPI's
You want ROI? So do we! We use a set of diagnostic tools from Insync Surveys to measure the effectiveness of our programs - we're not just doing this for fun right?
No Cookie Cutters
You're a bit different too (in a good way!). We tailor programs to each client's circumstances and goals. We work backwards from the problem you're trying to solve, so you move forward