These case studies are all real and true. They highlight some of Jim’s achievements with clients that can be replicated in your business.
However, because of non-disclosure agreements, the studies have to remain anonymous. If you want further details on any of the studies, please contact Jim with the request at firstname.lastname@example.org
US based chemicals and pharmaceuticals corporation
During the nineties, helping this corporation to achieve world class manufacturing across their global operations, the first time this had ever been done in a big pharma company. They even paid for Jim to transform a key supplier in the SF Bay area.
Swiss based pharma corporation
During the noughties, helping this corporation to achieve “Be the Best” standards of performance across their pharmaceutical, chemical and biotech manufacturing operations globally, resulting in them becoming the most productive and highly rated big pharma company.
Scottish based pcb manufacturer
Transforming the operations of this company so that it became the most productive and profitable in its sector in Europe.
US based surface mount pcb manufacturer
Using his unique Input Control Analysis technique to improve the right first time measure on the pcb production lines from 0% to over 90% which helped to transform the business, allowing it to double in size with the same staffing levels.
Scottish based engineering company
Implementing a “Be the Best” Elite program in this company that transformed it to become the most successful company in Europe in its market sector.
Scottish based Scotch whisky company
Reducing bottling line changeover times by over 75% which transformed productivity and customer service with lower stock levels.
UK based double-glazed window manufacturer
After achieving a 2.5 times increase in productivity, being told by shop floor staff that their working life had become so much simpler and easier than before.
Scottish based milk processor
Introducing a new business measure that helped transform this company to become the dominant player in its marketplace.
Scottish based ladies wear manufacturer
Transforming the operations of this company by reducing manufacturing lead times from 33 days to 3 days, and improving productivity by over 60%, so that it became the fast supplier of choice to a major high street multiple.
Royal Mail letter processing operations
Rolling out a “Be the Best” program across multiple sites to radically improve delivery performance with associated cost savings.
UK based health insurance company
Transforming the invoicing operations of this company which then used it as a competitive advantage to attract more customers and grow the business.
UK based private hospital
Creating and implementing a “Be the Best” program that increased productivity and profitability by a third.
UK based benefits agency
Re-engineering the operational processes prior to their automation.
“Greatest thing since sliced bread” (referring to my simple B-C=D technique used to prioritise a series of actions) (C, Ireland)
“I have worked with a number of Lean “experts” and Jim is the best I’ve ever worked with. I continue to recommend him to others.” (Head, Global Technical Operations, Global Pharmaceuticals Corporation).
“The creative thinking, challenge to orthodoxy, and improvement focus of Jim’s approach has taken us a long way forward.” (Regional Director, National Mail Processing Corporation).
“Jim has helped to unlock the minds and talents of many people on site, and has harnessed them to the initiative for change. His great skill was to show them the benefits to themselves and the organisation of accepting and implementing change.” (CEO, Major European Clothing Company)
“I thought Jim’s blue sky vision was ‘pie in the blue sky’ but now we’re doing it.” (CEO, Major European Engineering Company)
“Thanks for bringing us the Promethean Fire called Lean.” (BU Head, Global Pharmaceuticals Corporation).
[The definition of Promethean in Wikipedia.com, ‘Inventive, innovative, in a way thought to be radical, ground breaking, or opening new fields of inquiry’].