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SteveRogerSteve Roger

Founder and Managing Director
As a founding member of the company, Steve brings a wealth of experience with companies such as Mars Corporation, Kraft Foods, Ford and Unisys which has encompassed manufacturing, reliability, planning, logistics, engineering, project management and consultancy. Steve is a practical hands on thinker – communicator – coach providing a clear vision for both customers and Lauras International’s teams globally.

 

Testimonials

Over the past three months I have been concentrating mainly on changeover reduction, waste reduction and increased throughput. There has also been a challenge to behavioural patterns. All of these efforts have been using the knowledge that you gave me and I am delighted to say that all have been successful, culminating in increased throughput, less waste and an increase in OEE from an average of 78% to around 90%. There has also been a marked improvement with people issues.

Alwin Waterhouse, Improvement Manager, British Bakeries

Inspiring the people in our business to understand how they can improve and the business can therefore develop, is an important building block in our drive for improving efficiency within our business. Engaging everyone in the business to realise that we can be better and any little improvement drives down to the bottom line. This has been seen both in the way the staff have engaged and enjoyed the experience and the evidence of reduced costs has helped the business to become more efficient. This process never stops but it is the tools that have been developed by Lauras International that has allowed us to deliver this important work at both our potato pack houses.

Fraser Scott, Head of Farming Operations Arable/Potatoes