John Seal

Specialist Consultant, specialising in: Specialist Consultant Word-Class Manufacturer, Lean, Six Sigma

John is an experienced Supply Chain professional with Senior Management leadership experience in Manufacturing, Health Care, Utilities and Mining based industries. He specialises in operational management, unit cost reduction and supply chain improvements. He has been involved in both strategic and ‘hands on’ operations, supply chain, logistics and CI management for the past 18 years working in a senior management role reporting into Board Level of a UK based Packaging Company, part of a worldwide Group. John has worked in Europe supporting sales growth and business acquisition in Germany, Holland, Poland, France and Spain. He has considerable experience of Manufacturing Data Performance Capture, MRP planning systems, Warehouse Management Systems and 3PL & 4PL Logistics interfaces and contract management. John is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT).

Career in brief…

During a 30 year working career, John has a held a succession of line management and senior management positions in Manufacturing, Supply Planning, Warehousing & Distribution, 3PL & 4PL contract management. He has worked in the Plastics Conversion industry for LINPAC Packaging’s Food Packaging Division, in the Water Utilities for Yorkshire Water Limited, for the Health Service’s NHS Regional Supplies Organisation, and the Mining Industry for British Coal’s Regional Mines Repair Centres. During his career, John has established his skills in Management Development & Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, Asset Care Management, Process Safety, Health & Safety Risk Assessment, Team Building & Coaching, Management Communication and Team Briefing, Continuous Improvement, Negotiation Skills and Project Management.