Gordon Hardwick portraitLean-6Sigma Partners LLP can improve your business performance through:

  • Helping you identify opportunities for step change improvement
  • Helping you deliver the benefits

Lean-6Sigma Partners is based near London, England.  It has developed from Lean-6Sigma Services, which was founded in 2009 by Gordon Hardwick, a Certified Lean-6Sigma Master Black Belt.   For more about Gordon please see below.

Our speciality is short term “High Impact Events” where a step change in performance can take place within a week or so, and benefits start to flow immediately.   This is explained further in the “How” section.

Having low overheads, our highly competitive rates are particularly suited to small and medium sized companies.

Profile of Gordon Hardwick

A Lean-6Sigma Master Black Belt who is credited with saving over £25 Million for his clients and employers.  He is experienced in:

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Six Sigma
  • Change Management
  • High Impact Events (Kaizen solutions)
  • Project Management to deliver the solutions
  • High IT Skills
  • Training and Mentoring Lean-6Sigma.

Areas of Experience:

  • Various industries including Pharmaceuticals
  • Power Generation (Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Coal)
  • Water and Effluent Treatment
  • Clean Rooms
  • Dairy Processing
  • Nuclear Waste.

Career Summary

Lean-6Sigma Partners LLP                                         April 2012 to date

Developed out of Lean-6Sigma Services because of business growth.  Clients in this period include Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics.

Lean-6Sigma Services                                                  2009 – March 2012

Founded Lean-6Sigma Services to deliver Business Improvement through rapid High Impact Events.  Clients in this period included Pfizer and AstraZeneca.

GlaxoSmithKline                                                            1990 – 2009

Lean-6Sigma Master Black Belt for the last 5 years.  Before that had several roles including Black Belt, Engineering Manager and Project Manager.  For examples of accomplishments see examples of Projects or High Impact Events

Previous Work Experience

Over 10 years with contractors in various fields including Pharmaceuticals • Power Generation (Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Coal), Water and Effluent Treatment • Clean Rooms • Dairy Processing • Nuclear Waste

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BSc(Hons), CEng, FIChemE, DMS, MBA, Lean-6Sigma Master Black Belt

Outside Interests:

My family, performing jazz and classical music, football, skiing, gardening and DIY.