John Killeen

Business Advisor & Lean Consultant


LBS Partners – Business Advisor & Lean Consultant

John Killeen has been a Consultant with Lean Business Systems for the past 7 years.  He specialises primarily in the Food and Engineering sectors. The range of activities John is involved in ranges from driving productivity improvements through teams on the shop floor to devising and deploying longer terms business strategies in the boardroom.

FONS Ireland – Managing Director

In this role John had responsibility for the FONS business in Ireland including Operations , Sales,  and Finance

Paclene Irish Polythene- Managing Director

In this role John had site responsibility for all Paclene Irish Polythene operations .

Professional Highlights

  • Achieved 35% + productivity improvement in a large food processing plant over a 9 month period.
  • Established Continuous Improvement cultures in a number of medium and large  organisations by driving Lean through multi-disciplined teams  from across the organisations .
  • Reorganised the Operations of a number of organisations by realigning roles and responsibilities in line with the strategic objectives of the companies.
  • Reduced manufacturing and product Development cycle times by up to 70% in a number of companies.


Grad Diploma in Lean
University of Limerick

ASQ 6 Sigma Green Belt
Global Business  Institute

University College Galway

B. Eng. – Manufacturing Engineering
University of Limerick

John Killeen, Business Advisor, Lean Consultant, LBSPartners
+353 (0)87 9684050