Hamish McKendrick - Senior Consultant - Lean Management

Hamish McKendrick – Senior Consultant

Hamish is a business improvement specialist with over 30 years’ experience in operations management and workforce development.

Hamish is a system-driven improvement manager who has been involved with some of Australia’s top manufacturing companies within a variety of industries. Throughout his career Hamish has had a consistent focus on creating sustainable operations environments through continuous improvement of the workforce and its supporting systems.

Seeley International engaged Hamish to augment the team for the implementation of Lean Enterprise across its South Australian manufacturing sites. An extensive training program was put into place to educate both the workforce and management. This journey resulted in a world-class manufacturing facility based on lean principles, achieving a focus on kaizen, 5S and quality management within daily activities. During his time with Futuris Automotive Systems Hamish worked on systems both within the company and the vehicle assembly plant of GM Holden and Mitsubishi Motors.

As Operations Manager of Bottle Magic Australia Hamish guided a post start-up R&D company through the journey of implementing stable systems and processes to reduce operating expenses.

Hamish has served as an Operations Officer within the Australian Defence Force. He has completed a Diploma in Production Engineering, Diploma in Management Practices, Advanced Diploma in Management, a Diploma in Personnel and Resource Management, and an Apprentice Course in Fitting and Machining.