Paul Furtado is a continuous improvement specialist that utilises problem solving thinking and people engagement, both essential in the delivery of bottom line results.
Paul worked for Toyota Australia for 9 years in the areas of operational improvement, safety and organisational development. He received training in Japan and Thailand through Toyota Institute and was responsible for deploying Toyota Way, Problem Solving and Supervisor and Manager Training programs throughout Toyota Australia. In 2009 he was certified by Toyota Institute Asia Pacific as a Problem Solving Trainer.
Since 2010 Paul has been in a continuous improvement role and has worked with numerous businesses implementing operational improvements.
Paul received his Bachelor of Science from Latrobe University and his Masters of Business Administration through Deakin University.
Peter helps organisations transition to a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
A qualified Job Relations Train the Trainer with a long interest in productivity management, he believes in developing people capability via Training Within Industry methodology.
Peter knows engineering from top to bottom. In 30 years of working with manufacturing firms across Asia, Europe the USA and Australasia, he has observed, benchmarked and optimised initiatives with various practitioners. For 12 years he managed up to 140 staff on three shifts – producing aluminium automotive, electronics and defence components for export.
A trained tool room machinist and Registered Engineering Associate, Peter has an MBA plus New Zealand Certificates of Engineering in both Mechanical and Production Engineering.
John has the rare, valuable blend of trade training plus postgraduate business management qualifications.
His manufacturing expertise spans private and public sectors and includes his own businesses.
A Qualified Job Instruction Trainer with Training Within Industry (TWI), John has extensive Train the Trainer experience. He’s also a veteran speaker who knows communication is key to business sustainability and success.
John works hard on ‘the human side’ to develop, expand and help realise organisational potential. He has applied TWI methodology to great effect in sectors ranging from food and wine to paint, poultry and pet products.
Dedicated to clients and devoted to family and friends, John is your quintessential ‘good bloke’.