Peter has a deep passion and expertise in the area of Lean / Operational Excellence within the Process Industries. In this field, he has consistently demonstrated his capability as a practitioner, a consultant, a respected subject matter expert and, more recently, a published author.
Peter has been a consultant since 2007, having previously built a very successful career with the Dupont company. Here he held many managerial and internal consulting roles in R&D, manufacturing automation, work process improvement, lean manufacturing and supply chain improvement.
Peter spent the last 18 years of his DuPont career applying World Class Manufacturing techniques to a huge range of DuPont products including synthetic fibers such as Dacron®, Lycra® & Kevlar®, automotive paints, performance lubricants, bulk chemicals, adhesives, sheet goods and food & beverage products. He has continued to serve similar industries in his seven years of private practice. He is an expert in helping his process industry clients to map out their end-to-end value streams, identify the key wastes that are inhibiting flow and then develop the lean roadmap, principles, processes and tools necessary to deliver remarkable results.
Peter has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech. He also holds qualifications in Six Sigma (2001), Lean Manufacturing (University of Michigan, 2002), and is a certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) by APICS – the Association for Operations Management.