Daryl Kelly | Senior Consultant
Daryl is a hands-on lean practitioner who has 20 years of solid experience applying lean principles across all operational elements of an organisation.
Daryl has been directly responsible for the development of a lean culture and understands the relationships between all the elements of a value stream. This deep understanding, combined with his systemic approach to root-cause analysis and continuous improvement, enables him to optimise the value stream to achieve inventory reduction, improved customer service and improved operational efficiency.
Specifically, Daryl’s strengths are demonstrated in his ability to re-engineer complex cross-functional processes to eliminate all forms of waste. His ability to resolve conflicting objectives enables the buy-in from all departments, at all levels of an organisation, resulting in the removal of barriers to change.
Due to the success Daryl has achieved in lean manufacturing, he has been invited to present his experience to large audiences at AME and IQPC conferences. Combined with his confidence in public speaking, his inclusive style, and a passion for continuous improvement, Daryl brings together teams that can quickly achieve results. Specifically, Daryl enjoys the buzz of success around a kaizen blitz that results in significant improvement at minimal cost. Daryl successfully leads teams to deliver low-cost projects with exceptional ROI’s, often greater than 500%.
With his extensive knowledge and experience, including lean implementation in the resources industry, Daryl can work with, support and mentor employees at all levels of an organisation. Daryl successfully develops comprehensive strategic plans with senior leadership, cascades these down through management teams and facilitates execution with all employees. Daryl’s style, flexibility and communications skills, creates the positive and disciplined environments required to deliver success.
Strategic planning and execution
Supply chain leadership
Lean management, process analysis and optimisation, root cause analysis
- Training, development, coaching and mentoring
Shinka Management – Senior Consultant
Assisting clients develop and execute long-term strategies, implement top-down and bottom-up lean manufacturing, embed continuous improvement cultures, transiting engineering firms into manufacturing companies, and providing training and support to all staff in a hands-on and practical manner.
Providing support across all aspects of an organisation to ensure alignment with all processes that are required to eliminate waste. Bringing sales, marketing, R&D, finance and human resources all to the table with supply chain and manufacturing to maximise service, quality, cost and safety objectives.
Philmac – General Manager Operations and Logistics
High level of expertise in distribution network optimisation, supply chain planning and execution systems. Successfully implemented customer-focused and operational objective improvements across all aspects of sales and operations planning, forecasting, distribution planning, production planning, constraint management shop floor execution, inbound control, dispatch execution and exception management.
Philmac – Manufacturing Manager
Developed and successfully executed complex and comprehensive long-term strategic plans. Elevated to senior management at a relatively young age. Experienced ten years delivering excellence in manufacturing operating at a level that enabled continuous improvement across multiple facets of an organisation. Developed a lean culture enabling teams that can achieve results with 5S, kaizen blitz, process redesign, kanban, cellular manufacturing, one-piece flow, process control, quick changeover, and other types of projects.