Alan Gow

Alan Gow

Manufacturing & Operations

Quality Management Systems

Alan is a leading consultant for quality assurance, systems, standards certification and change management.


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


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


  • 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