Eddie McNally

Lean Consultant


LBSPartners – Lean Consultant

Eddie offers LBSPartner clients over 17 years’ experience with operational excellence in manufacturing environments. Working with companies at a global level Eddie has previously worked in various aspects of large scale companies, specifically Operational Excellence, R&D, Project Management and Innovation/New Product Development. Eddie brings strong leadership and learning to each project, with a solid work ethic and extensive experience. With proven results in previous positions Eddie delivers measurable outcomes and benefits to each project undertaken.

Gyproc (Saint-Gobain) – Operations Manager/Operations Excellence

Eddie managed a team of 45 people in various operational roles. Through his role as a leader Eddie saved the company over €280k with cost reduction projects, in addition to over €70k per year by line changeover reduction.


Over a number of year Eddie held various roles with Diageo, such as Technical Project Manager, CI & NPD Project Manager and Global Technical Centre (R&D) Process Development Manager. Managing and leading teams as part of each position Eddie implemented several tools in order to increase productivity and company profits. In addition to this Eddie managed five new product launches from idea conception to market.

Professional Highlights

  • Delivery of significant business process improvements through Lean Deployment in various environments
  • Used Lean and 6 Sigma methodologies to save €60K in downstream activities
  • Saving to company of €100K via structured continuous improvement (RCPS, 5S’s, AMIS, 6 Sigma, SPC, MES)
  • Improved site micro index over two years, from 43% to 82%.
  • Led safety reduction project that delivered 82% risk point reduction (€52K CapEx)
  • Improved Inventory/Stock record accuracy (SRA), 55% to 90% enabling CSI (customer service score) >97%.


BSc Biotechnology

  • Dublin City University

Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt

  • University of Limerick

MSc Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma (1.1)   

  • University of Limerick

Certified Changed Agent (WCM Instructor, White Cap)


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