Building Capability for Defence Supply Chains

Goal Group Consultant presents on Building Capability for Defence Supply Chains

Goal Group consultant Mr Michael McLean FAICD, FIMC CMC, FAOQ, JM has recently returned from Jakarta from an AMSA Port State Control and Ship Inspection. This is part of delivering to the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA‑CEPA) . (see https://www.pm.gov.au/media/joint-statement-0)

Michael has been working with Australian/Hunter firms on their AS9100D and IATF16949 system upgrades for Army vehicles and their Stealth Patterned Container Treatment.  Also visits with supply chain members.   Michael supported a recent visit by The Naval Group and Hunternet for the interviews and assessment of QUAD Chart Capabilities of ISO 9001 with Traceability through their Supply Chain. A tour of vertical steel rolling and other fabrication, blast / paint capabilities was also undertaken .  This is a strong advertisement for the Hunter and contributes to assurance they have diversified customer / industry base and strategy to grow.

The Defence Supplier Readiness program which we are co-delivering https://www.hunterdefence.org.au/defence-readiness-seminar-series/ includes 2 Seminars on ISO standards across Defence presented by Michael

Michael will also present at the Industry 4.0 theatre  at The National Advanced Manufacturing Expo to firms wanting to enter, diversify, maintain or grow their business to supply defence, and/or that need to build their Advanced Manufacturing Strategies on automotive ‘Lean’ manufacturing strategies whilst conforming to international management systems standards.

CASG, defence Primes want confidence in supplier’s management systems and business performance. An industry Defence Supplier Readiness program will also be presented.

https://www.advancedmanufacturingexpo.com.au/en-gb/sessions-details.1644.30263.building-capability-for-defence-supply-chains.html

Firms wanting to enter, diversify, maintain or grow their business to supply defence, need to build their Advanced Manufacturing Strategies on automotive ‘Lean’ manufacturing strategies whilst conforming to international management systems standards. CASG, defence Primes want confidence in supplier’s management systems and business performance.  Michael will present an industry Defence Supplier Readiness program at:

      Advanced Manufacturing Expo

Sydney Showground, Industry 4.0 Theatre

Friday, 15th May 2020

13:30 – 14:00

About Michael

Michael has advised and consulted to Australian and NZ Department of Defence, CASG, the three-Armed Services, Defence Primes and their Supply Chains. He represents the Australian Industry Group on the NSW Hunter Defence Task Force and AiG Members on the Standards Australia National Quality Committee and international Task Forces for ISO Geneva. An AiG, Entrepreneurs Program and CDIC Business Growth management consultant to Australian and international small, medium enterprises and multi-national manufacturers. Conducted published academic peer research on Australian and international advanced and complex supply chains and manufacturers, and co-author of ‘Manufacturing Money’ book. Conducted NSW Manufacturing Council research.