I’m pleased to present our Consultancy Team readily available for assignments in textile manufacturing nationally or internationally. This team has the capability to engage your existing team to identify opportunities for improvement, develop solutions and implementation plan to elevate performance, re-engineer textile process +/or product, thereby as near as practical eliminating reworks, downgrades and fabric batch write-offs. We can maximise effectiveness of textile manufacturing IT system and develop dashboard reports for various levels within the organisation.
While we are assisting your team of textile operators, technicians, supervisors and mangers we are mentoring them in the process and presenting he link between performance, acceptable behaviours in the workplace which can bring about a cultural change within the organisation.
Production and Manufacturing Specialist
It is the knowledge, experience and business acumen that John O’Connor brings to textile manufacturing organizations to fast track sustainable business improvement projects.
Highly sort after, John’s expertise assists companies elevate performance – albeit in volume, reduced off-quality, productivity, plant reliability by engaging employees to take ownership of assets and processes and having them adopt a preparedness for cross-skilling and up-skilling. Mentoring the management and supervisory teams in the process of establishing robust process controls and procedures with regular auditing to ensure compliance. Aligning those support structures supporting the production process to the timeliness of their service delivery.
John has experience across apparel, home textiles, industrial filtration & outdoor fabrics sectors. He has also project managed textile plant relocation from various parts of the world mainly into Asia.
His experience is not confined to the Australian Industry but includes an array of international assignments including Indonesia, Tunisia, England, Italy, Philippines, Pakistan & China. This provides an excellent understanding of issues from a local and international perspective.
Having worked in the textile industry for over 48 years, within that time he has been a consultant for the past 25 years. John has managed the largest textile vertical operations in Australia predominately in the woven fabric sector. A Diploma in Business Management and certified as an Associate of the Textile Institute underpin the vast experience in textile manufacturing.
John O’ConnorChief Executive
Business Development Manager
BBus Management Innovation & Marketing
Daniel offers an insight into the processes of Change, Knowledge and Project Management. As well as Brand Building with knowledge in International Marketing and Consumer Behaviours, with completion of a Bachelor of Business with a double major in Management & Innovation and Marketing.
As a Consultant, Daniel is experienced in identifying change strategies and drivers, evaluating and mentoring on knowledge management, international marketing/management and project facilitating.
Within his role as Business Development Manager at Adamant International, Daniel works closely with textile manufacturing personnel to understand their project needs and look for appropriate solutions. He works with various members of the organisation such as project manager, general manager, operations manager, market analyst, marketing communications officer, fundraising officer, brand strategist and social media marketing officer roles.
Daniel has a strong work ethic and values respect, honesty and teamwork.
Daniel O’ConnorBusiness Development Manager
Operations or Manufacturing Manager and MRP System Specialist
Trevor is a self-motivated, dynamic, and dependable professional with extensive experience in manufacturing and supporting IT systems, having strong planning, communication with decision making abilities to successfully direct concurrent projects.
He is forward focused with the skills to identify opportunities for system and process improvement, cost reduction while driving the concept that customer service is paramount, while priding himself on mentoring staff to encourage high levels of employee engagement and satisfaction to ensure a harmonious environment.
Trevor’s personal values include working smart while prepared to invest time bringing about appropriate routines within the team, honest and flexible, with the ability to thrive in high pressure environments.
Trevor SomersOperations or Manufacturing Manager and MRP System Specialist
Reliability Maintenance / Engineering Manager
Tim is a qualified Electrical Engineer, with a wealth of experience gain in the Australian Navy on a variety of ships travelling the world, to managing engineering and maintenance teams in a large textile mill for 10 years, wine making facilities and a variety of workshop operations.
Tim’s business strengths include planning, scheduling and completion of routine maintenance tasks in a textile environment is paramount to operational reliability enabling the processing teams uninterrupted production runs in a safe environment. Managing this process is key to the organisation’s textile processing health and culture and where I focused considerable energy.
Project Management including refurbishment of plant, pre-purchase risk and compliance auditing ensures the installation & commissioning of new plant and equipment is completed as per schedule and the return on investment commences.
Tim also has a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety and have used this knowledge in developing OH&S Management systems & Integrations which included managing compliance maintenance, develop and deliver Safety Improvements Plans for textile operations
Adamant’s Engineering & Maintenance audits and interventions raise the level of interaction and cooperation between the textile manufacturing team and the maintenance team servicing the textile process owners, significantly increasing the level of plant and equipment reliability and compliance to workplace safety standards.
Tim TrimbleReliability Maintenance / Engineering Manager
Technical & Production- Dyeing, Finishing & Printing Specialist
With a wealth of knowledge and experience in all production and technical aspects of textile wet processing (Dyeing, Finishing & Printing) on a variety of fabrics across variety of fibres and specialised finishes, Colin Lusty has the expertise to bring about positive and rapid improvement. Manufacturing of textiles in Homewares, Apparel – casual and workwear and Furnishing fabrics are his passion.
With a mentoring style that enables knowledge transfer and upskilling those working with him, sustainable improvements will be owned by the local team.
Colin has considerable experience dealing with the Client’s Customer Representatives with Product Engineering, establishment of Product Specifications and Quality Assurance Standards.
A competent production and technical professional with more than 37 years of working experience in Northern Ireland, Australia, Asia (mainly in China), India and Pakistan. The last 13 years Colin has consulted to chemical suppliers to assist their customers optimise their processes using their respective products.
This broad experience and Colin’s mentoring skills enables him to achieve technical and productivity improvements, in a variety of cultural environments.