Lean Six Sigma – meet the trainer

Lean Six Sigma – meet the trainer

Bill McIntyre photoBill McIntyre is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and an independent consultant and trainer in Lean and Six Sigma. In a thirty-year career, deliberately alternating employed and contract positions with his consultancy practice, he has had a range of roles and responsibilities with training, consultancy and project support around Six Sigma being the ‘golden thread’ for the last twenty years. He has practical hands-on experience across a very broad range of clients and industry sectors.

Since 2011 he has been an independent consultant, analysing development needs and supporting the implementation of Six Sigma Improvement methodologies to meet clients’ needs

Before that, he spent five years as Head of Business Improvement and Six Sigma at the British Standards Institution. Having joined them as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt providing training, consultancy and project support to a number of clients, he was later promoted to Head of Business Improvement.

From 1998 to 2006 he was an independent consultant, following three years as a tutor and management consultant at the GEC/Marconi Management College in Dunchurch, where he developed a suite of programmes covering the spectrum of management training from consultancy, through courses and into major conferences. While at Dunchurch Bill was responsible for:

  • The marketing and embedding of these programmes into the businesses.
  • The management of these programmes in the College from budgetary control to managing the conference and accommodation requirements.
  • Management and control of all programmes within his personal area of expertise.
  • The delivery of these programmes to a wide and varied audience, which also entailed speaking at major conferences in the UK and North America.

He first turned consultant, for three years, back in 1992, following nine years with Philips RCS in Cambridge, latterly as Materials Manager responsible for the control, planning, scheduling and issuing of material to customers’ orders with a budget of £15m and a team of more than 50 people.