OSA Operations Manager / OSA Continuous Improvement Manager at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
Realising a Challenging Goal through Teamwork and Lean Thinking
The overmoulding team’s journey on how to overcome challenges and how different functions broke the barriers of working within their silo and started working as one team to achieve business needs.
WHAT ATTENDEES WILL LEARN
Key learnings will be around the power of a shared, challenging and SMART goal and how low-tech high-touch solutions can achieve incredible results while creating a virtuous culture of continuous improvement.
BIO - David Fargier
David has been growing in the world of industrial operations being committed to the Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Industries for more than 20 years. He has always been working for leading companies such as Becton Dickinson (BD), Catalent Pharma Solutions and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare. Fluent in French, English and Spanish, he has developed an international experience being an expatriate in Canada, in Mexico and to date in New Zealand.
Manufacturing expert, he has been exposed to Operational Excellence through 6Sigma and Lean thinking from the beginning of his career, becoming one of the BD’s Lean leaders and reaching plant management responsibilities at Catalent Pharma Solutions and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.
Embedding cultural changes to achieve state of the art performance and deliver durable results has always been his professional focus.
BIO - Matthew Rogacion
Matthew has been practicing and implementing changes using TPS / Lean Manufacturing methodologies since 2008. He gained his knowledge through his 8-year experience working for Toyota Motor both in the Philippines and in Japan. He moved to Auckland in 2011 to help establish the Continuous Improvement culture at Fisher and Paykel Healthcare for the Respiratory and Acute Care business group and has since moved to spread the knowledge to the Obstructive Sleep Apnea business group.
Some of his early achievements include:
Improve and change the information, material and manpower flow for 14 Toyota vendors as a pilot of TPS implementation
Develop and support the implementation of standard work within 23 production lines in F&PHC
Help improve the inventory levels across RAC business.
Improve, develop and implement the kaizen process across both businesses
Coach teams in day-to-day Lean methodology approach.
Lean Management, People and Culture, Organisational Transformation