Harold is an experienced Management Consultant
specialising in Operations, with emphasis on Root Cause Analysis,
Maintenance Management and Lean Manufacturing. He is a qualified
engineer with a BSc Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Wits.
He has been consulting and training for over 35
years with a large variety of prestigious clients varying from large
manufacturers to academic institutions and development organisations.
His focus has been in manufacturing and engineering organisations, and
he has managed factories with products varying from lifts and electric
cables to sweets.
His objective is to help people enjoy their
work by using logic and creativity to improve the way they do things. He
specialises in Operations Management because he believes that that is
where the biggest difference can be made.
Harold has trained hundreds of business people
in Operations Management topics such as Production, Maintenance,
Inventory and Project management, as well as Industrial Engineering.
What sets his training apart is that it is focused on the practical
application of techniques through the use of case studies that he has
taken from real life situations. When he runs in-company training he
encourages the use of projects from your workplace.
Allow Harold to assist your organisation to
identify areas of opportunity for productivity improvement, and to
implement these to increase your competitiveness. This will enable your
employees to initiate sustained improvements in their working
Organisations he has assisted include:
Afrimat Limited ~ Amka ~ Assmang Khumani
Iron Ore Mine ~ Dept of Water Affairs and Forestry ~ DRDGold Ergo ~
Ford Motor Company ~ Glass SA ~ Hulamin ~ Ingwe Coal ~
Lafarge Cement ~ Legal Aid ~ Mondipak ~ NPC-Cimpor ~ Namibia
Development Corporation ~ Nestle ~ Sasko Bakeries ~ Shell ~
Smiths Manufacturing ~ Supreme Springs ~ Transnet Pipelines ~ UCL
Sugar Mill ~ University of Zululand
Through working with your people, Harold is
able to obtain an understanding of what they are trying to achieve and
the operational issues that they need to deal with. He does this by:
Use Harold to analyse a problematic business situation for you and advise you on the way forward.
Training and Facilitation
Whether you want formal classroom training, or have Harold
facilitate improvement teams, the content will be directly applicable
to the work place. He uses case studies and problems from your work
situation to demonstrate techniques that can be applied immediately
after the training.
Coaching and Mentoring
Harold will work with your managers to implement world
class techniques. With his vast experience, he will challenge them to
improve their operation, and help them manage the projects that they
are working on.