Say hello to Paul Woolford
Over 20 years experience across blue chip supply chain and service businesses within Europe, the USA and Asia.
Through his teams, Paul has a track record of delivering to cost and time bound objectives. His approach is to set clear direction, support in the removing of barriers and to maximise performance.
Programme managed a major remediation intervention within a UK retail bank to design and build complaint resolution capability at scale and pace. Workstreams included site capability build, productivity improvement, Regulator interface, yield and process
Led a program team within a global insurance broking business to define and develop transactional processes and transition work offshore.
For a major UK retail bank, coached and led the Operations Excellence team to deliver 20% capacity increase and service improvements utilizing the Lean toolset while developing internal continuous improvement capability. All sites in scope saw a reduction in backlog of over 40%.
Developed a Programme Management Organisation across European sites that improved project schedule conformance by 70% and provided a consistent and efficient approach to program planning and execution. This encompassed goal setting, resource planning and risk management processes alongside program delivery.
Managed process improvement programmes with Sales and Account management functions to improve demand forecast accuracy.
Mobile Devices Division
Senior European Manufacturing Operations Manager, delivering new mobile device products through development, manufacturing and into volume European supply.
Network Product Division
Global Supply Chain Planning Manager for worldwide demand and supply processes encompassing; S&OP, forecasting, supplier management, factory load planning and delivery optimisation.
Manufacturing and Controls Engineering Manager