Maurice O’Brien

Lean Consultant

Employment

LBSPartners –  Lean Consultant

As a Lean practitioner Maurice has identified and effectively implemented business improvement projects including productivity/process improvement, layout re-design and 6S/workplace organisation, in industries as diverse as aerospace, bakery/food, injection moulding, medical and reverse logistics (RLO).

He previously held the role of Project Manager; during which time he successfully managed hardware and software installations for customers such as Dell, IBM, Braun, Novartis, Stryker and Serosep.

He has also provided on-site training and mentoring to client companies in 6S and Workplace organisation.

Earlier Career

Maurice began his career with Wang Computer, holding a number of positions in engineering from Manufacturing to Supplier Quality Engineer.

He subsequently he worked in AST Computer and Dell Products, primarily in Project Manager and New Product Introduction roles.

He has also worked in the e-learning industry in Project Management and Quality Assurance roles.

 Professional Highlights

  • Achieved productivity improvements of up to 25% at client companies of Lean Business Systems.
  • Designed and developed content for print and electronic media for Lean Business Systems training courses.
  • Line managed Graphics department – co-ordinated scheduling of all graphic development with project managers. Project managed localisation of course content.
  • Successfully managed cross-functional teams to achieve ‘First-to-Market’ business requirement. Managed NPI activity to meet product End-of-Life transition requirements to minimise inventory exposure to Dell.

Education

Diploma in Quality Management (Lean Systems – Black Belt)
University of Limerick

Computer Aided Draughting and Design (2D & 3D)
Castletroy College (FÁS)

Bachelor of Engineering, Degree in Production Engineering, B.Eng
University of Limerick

Maurice O'Brien, Lean Consultant, LBSPartners
mauriceobrien@lbspartners.ie
+353 (0)87 7737577