Alan Gow

Alan Gow

Senior Consultant

Manufacturing & Operations

Quality Management Systems

Alan is Inform’s leading consultant for quality assurance, systems, standards certification and change management.

Overview

Alan has over 30 years experience in General Management, Manufacturing and Quality Systems in Australia, Asia and Europe with a background in metallurgy, production, operations management, and business development.

Industry experience includes security products, automotive manufacturing, air conditioning, metal fabrication, forging and casting and electronics manufacturing.

Key Capabilities

  • Manufacturing Systems -production control and factory design
  • Factory and Operations Management – KPI and performance measurement systems
  • Project Management
  • Business Plan Development and Implementation
  • IS0 9001 Quality Management System Implementation
  • Business Start-up Strategy
  • Business Process Analysis
  • Change Management

Clients he has assisted

  • Actron Air
  • Road Management Solutions
  • API Security
  • Chubb Safes
  • Addlon Trading
  • Borrelli Fabrications
  • Rojone
  • Technically Yours
  • Rauxel
  • Silverwater Box
  • Plastral
  • Sefar
  • Golden Land Development Group

Major Achivements

  • Design and Project Manage Factory Layout and Production Systems – Sydney, Jakarta, Taree
  • Developed range of certified stainless steel instrumentation fittings for oil and gas industries
  • Developed Modular Implementation system for ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems.
  • Developed and tested physical security products to Australian Standards Requirement.
  • Developed Business Plan for Australia’s largest domestic Air Conditioner manufacturer. Implemented Kanban production facility and national branch sales network to suit
  • Business development for Security Products Company

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Technology)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Member – Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Chartered Practising Engineer

Personal

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to win professional trust and motivate team members
  • Ability to manage change in a consultative manner with all stakeholders
  • Ability to remain focussed and achieve desired results
  • Clear identification of core issues and application of appropriate solutions