David M Williams - MAS Specialist  
David M Williams
D M Williams Consultancy & Design Ltd

Suidhe Ban

Old Edge Road


Hope Valley

S32 5QP


Tel: 01433 630932

07775 693643

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  Key Skills & Services:

Product Development: Design and design management, project management and Intellectual property advice. Interim management

Special purpose machine system design: Automated production & high-speed inspection machines; machine optimization & improvement.

Far Eastern outsourcing: Strategy development, specification building, partner location, cultural & social accountability advice.
Continuous Improvement:
Tailored programs of shop floor education and manager mentoring.

Technical due-diligence: Merger & acquisition, capital equipment purchase, manufacturing capabilities. 
  Career Background:

36 years of engineering and manufacturing experience from technical apprentice die & tool making, through to research engineer, machine and product designer; with posts as manager, director and group technical directorships of national and international groups.P&L responsibilities, strategy formulation and implementation of local and international manufacturing interests.
Creative design leadership, directing new product andcapital equipment research & development.
Invented, developed and brought to market over 150 new products.
Managed international intellectual property portfolio & successful IP litigation.
Technical sales responsibility for major accounts.

  Industry sectors: Cutting tools, Cutlery and homewares, Design Consultancy, Medical and Care in the Community. Furniture, upholstery and spring manufacture. Products for dependent disabled and independent users. Automated and CNC capital equipment design and development; processing plant, high speed inspection machines.
Aggregate production and packaging.

Executive MBA Cranfield University

M.Sc. Manufacturing Systems Engineering Cranfield Institute of Technology

Member Institution of Engineering and Technology IET

TEC Levels 3-5 Mechanical & Production Engineering with Design

Mechanical Engineering Technicians Parts 1-3 Full Technological Certificate

Lead Auditor Social Accountability -SA 8000

Solid Works 3D Modeling

Expert Advisor to BSI, CEN & ISO (1987-2000)
  Comments: With a strong mentoring style, David has excellent strategic planning skills  & is very experienced in the deployment of R&D, product design, process development, IP, quality & Far Eastern outsourcing. He has led significant continuous improvement initiatives in demanding environments  

MCCR Associates - Chesford House, 4 Gunsgreen Park, Eyemouth, Berwickshire TD14 5LH
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