SOFTWARE + MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS CONSULTING
Who is LineView? Supporting LineView’s industry-leading manufacturing efficiency software is our team of food and beverage manufacturing leaders and our lean manufacturing consultants.
Here at LineView, we are renowned for helping manufacturing operations improve efficiency. Cutting through complexity to make a difference in plant performance is what we do best. We are experts in understanding the losses in your system and finding ways to curtail them.
Our team of manufacturing operations experts will help you move to lean thinking. Our approach results in immediate ROI. Together, we will generate positive momentum across the shop floor.
We care about your results
We have been on the front line and understand the challenges firsthand. Our team of manufacturing operations experts genuinely cares about delivering results and improvements - not just quick wins but also sustainable business improvements.Check out our ROI
Our lean manufacturing experts equips leaders to move the dial in your operational performance.
Leadership routines for manufacturing performance are critical to your success. Our team will help your manufacturing leaders move from management operations reporting of losses to a forward focus. When our lean manufacturing consultants work with your team, we become attuned to your business and how it runs.
We will show your leaders the mindset and skillset required to drive their performance culture with LineView information at the heart of decision-making. We cover the tactical use of the LineView system with the strategic and lean methodologies required to remove your sporadic and chronic losses.
LEAN MANUFACTURING EXPERTS
We find the opportunities and work towards manufacturing process improvements.
A manufacturing opportunity audit is the first step to understanding your opportunities for improvement. Our opportunity analysis and insights are candid, challenging, and supportive.
We will share the best practices the LineView team has seen across the industry. And as our team of experts engages your business, we will update you on progress, trends, capability, and other KPIs to drive your success.
Meet our leaders and
lean manufacturing experts:
A co-founder of LineView Solutions, Ian’s ten-plus years in operation management with Coca-Cola led him to search for better solutions for operational efficiency resulting in LineView. Ian can review an entire operations facility and pinpoint areas for high value improvements. His success is founded on his ability to identify losses, and convert them into value-based costs, allowing businesses to achieve significant productivity and profit improvements.
A graduate of Loughborough University with a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical and Materials, Ian also holds Kepner Tregoe certification in Situational Analysis, Problem Analysis and Project Management.
Ian is a true leader, coach, and mentor. He has a demonstrable track record of implementing lean methodologies and operational excellence techniques to save costs, increase efficiency and improve quality in challenging environments.
Steve has over 30 years of experience in global supply chain management. As Former Vice President of Supply Chain at Coca-Cola European Partners, Steve has operated at all levels of the supply chain. His experience includes developing and sharing best practices for operational improvement across blue-chip beverage companies such as Diageo and the Coca-Cola system.
Steve is passionate about efficiency and operational improvements that deliver a meaningful return on investment for food and beverage brands. He is an expert in Supply Chain improvement as well as the digitisation of manufacturing.
Mr. Adams holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Keele University, HNC of Electrical Engineering from Ipswich College of Higher Education and an Honors Degree in Management of Technology from Open University.
Andrew has successfully led both product development and customer implementation team in LineView for the past 3 years.
A proven technical leader, manufacturing consultant, and project manager with comprehensive experience in manufacturing and automation sectors, Andrew consults on OEE and Operational Excellence throughout LineView’s sites globally.
Andrew is a customer-centric individual, and systematic deadline hitter whose motivation is ensuring all customer requirements are satisfied.
Mr. Giles holds a BEng (Hons) from Birmingham City University.
Chris is a trusted advisor and consultant to the world’s top FMCG, food, and beverage operations. Chris masterfully delivers knowledge and skills to accelerate change initiatives. Chris brings a unique approach to business leaders and operators, challenging them to think differently and act based on accurate data and facts.
Chris is a manufacturing and operations specialist with 30 years in global blue-chip organisations such as Coca-Cola European Partners and Britvic.
Mr. Spray holds a B.Eng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bradford is the founder of Mind Over Mountains.
Samir is a chartered engineer and a manufacturing operations improvement expert with over ten years of site operations experience. He has consulted on operational excellence and continuous improvement to some of the biggest manufacturers in the world. Samir is an expert in data analysis and identifying loss in manufacturing environments. He skillfully translates data into opportunities for improvement.
Samir has a unique ability to analyse production facilities and pinpoint areas that will contribute to the most value-added improvements quickly. He can lead, coach, and motivate other team members to achieve the desired goals. He has excellent planning, communication, and time management skills. His skills in lean manufacturing, six sigma, and theory of constraint enables him to be very effective in process improvement and change management.
Mr. Shah jointly developed and implemented a unique Line Balance Optimisation (LBO) process to set up and optimise FMCG production lines increasing capacities of lines by as much as 10%. This process is now a requirement in leading beer and soft drink manufacturers globally.
Rob O’Meara, the Vice President of Global Alliances & Sustainability at LineView Solutions, is a seasoned professional with a diverse and impactful career journey. With a unique blend of corporate leadership, technology innovation, and a commitment to sustainability, Rob‘s expertise shines through in every endeavour.
During his last four years at Google, Rob served as the Head of Enterprise AI and held the prestigious role of Generative AI Ambassador for EMEA. In this capacity, he harnessed the potential of artificial intelligence to drive innovation within businesses and was instrumental in advancing the technology landscape.
Rob‘s previous role involved collaborating with partners and company boards, aligning their strategies, and leveraging the power of cloud computing and AI to assist them in achieving their missions. His deep understanding of cutting-edge technologies and strategic vision made him a trusted advisor in this capacity.
Rob‘s career is punctuated by senior sales roles at tech industry giants, including SAS, SAP, Oracle, and EMC. These roles have not only honed his expertise in enterprise solutions but have also equipped him with a well-rounded perspective on the technology landscape.
Rob‘s academic background includes a postgraduate engineering degree, which laid the foundation for his career. He began his professional journey in consulting at Accenture, where he developed valuable consulting skills. He later transitioned to Oracle, contributing significantly to product development and management in the thriving tech hub of San Francisco.
Outside of his professional life, Rob finds fulfilment in his personal pursuits. He resides in Kenilworth and is a dedicated father to two sons, aged 17 and 20, who inspire and enrich his daily life. An avid tennis player, Rob thrives on the court, finding both competition and camaraderie. He is also deeply passionate about science and technology, constantly seeking to stay on the cutting edge of innovation. His love for art and culture further illustrates his multifaceted and dynamic character.
Rob O’Meara‘s career journey, commitment to sustainability, and passion for science, technology, art, and culture combine to make him a well-rounded and accomplished professional at LineView Solutions, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role as VP of Global Alliances & Sustainability.
Jonathan is an experienced control and automation project manager and senior systems engineer. He has comprehensive experience in the management, development, installation and commissioning of large- and small-scale control system projects.
Jonathan has over a decade of successful projects within the brewing, automotive, food and aerospace sectors. A truly self-motivated and self-disciplined individual, he develops strong positive working relationships with clients and project teams.
Jonathan is an IET CEng Chartered Engineer and holds a BEng (Hons) in Engineering from the University of Central England.
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