Robert Hernan- Senior Lean Specialist, Enterprise Ireland

  • Presentation Title:
    Lean in the Food Sector

    Presentation Synopsis:
    Lean is a business improvement management system based on decreasing waste and maximizing your peoples potential. Enterprise Ireland’s Lean business offer has been supporting EI companies since 2009 with significant improvements in productivity, sales and employment. 840 lean projects have been carried out across various business sectors with 202 in the food sector. These have been in different types of food companies in various parts of the company.
    This talk will present an outline of the EI lean business offer and the impacts on the food sector companies an present case studies.
    Speaker Bio:
    Senior lean specialist in Enterprise Ireland’s Lean team. Currently supporting Enterprise Ireland’s food companies in implementing Lean transforms. Previously managed Lean Start and Plus business offers. Last year managed the successful Lean for Micro (LEOs) pilot and supported the roll out of the IDA lean initiative.
    Previously was the technical manager in accredited ecotoxicity laboratory.