Jaz has over 25 years’ experience working in various industries including, Automotive, Aerospace, Heavy Industries, Consumer Goods, etc. A specialist in Continuous Improvement, Operational Excellence, Automation and process optimisation. Six Sigma Black Belt certified, with expert knowledge of Lean principles. He is a highly experienced in value stream transformation; applying a systematic approach to achieve sustainable improvements, incorporating people, quality, efficiency and cost factors.
Starting his career as Marine Engineering Officer, Jaz transitioned to working in industry, initially with 3M (the creators of 6 Sigma methodology) he has also worked with Avery Denison, Arc International and was Director of Global Operational Excellence with Cummins.
Adept at driving behavioural change, and experienced as a coach and trainer, he has more recently been working with the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders), where he was seconded to the Sharing in Growth programme raising the capability of UK aerospace suppliers on behalf of Rolls Royce.
Working on the ACMI 4.0 project, Jaz is helping manufacturers adopt and optimise new technologies to improve performance, create and safeguard jobs, and increase the global competitiveness of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough manufacturers.