Stockil Continuous Improvement (formally QMOne) was set-up in 2002 by Mark Stockil. Mark and his team use their previous corporate business management skills to educate and empower people to achieve operational effectiveness within their organisations.
Mark is a subject matter expert in Lean Sigma and a Master Black Belt practitioner. He specialises in mentoring organisations with a focus on developing continuous improvement environments using the Lean Sigma approach. Mark graduated in 1986 from the University of Limerick with a B.Eng. in Production Engineering. Prior to setting up Stockil CI Limited, Mark worked as Business Unit Manager in the Irish subsidiary of Moog Incorporated and as Corporate Supplier Engineering Manager with Swiss company Logitech SA. He also held engineering positions in both Apple Computer and Western Digital Corporation. Mark has experience in the following business sectors, Industrial Electronics, Consumer Electronics, Aerospace, Contract Manufacturing, Lean Healthcare, Education, Injection Moulding, Pharma and Food Ingredients.
Michael qualified from the Cork Institute of Technology in 1986 with a BTech (Mech). After a brief period with Donovan’s Medical Equipment, he joined True Temper Ltd in 1987. During his time with the company he held positions of Design Engineer, Quality Engineer and Plant Engineering Manager. In this time with True Temper he continued his studies part time and gained a M Tech (AMT) from the University of Limerick in 1994.
He joined the CIT full-time in 1999 and lectures on such areas as: Lean Sigma, Product Development, Manufacturing Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Systems and Materials Technology. Michael works with CIT as the Stockil CI Limited liaison and course advisor.
Kelly is a Lean Sigma Master Black Belt and specialist Change Agent with over 25 years experience. She has worked across a diverse number of Business Units and External Partners with GlaxoSmithKline, the world’s third largest pharmaceutical company. A qualified Lean Sigma ‘Global’ trainer, her training approach is to engage participants through interactive ‘Learn & Do’ sessions, that reflect the different learning styles. Kelly is passionate about developing others and has strong facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills.
She has an MSc in Environmental Science from Dublin University and has worked in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors on Lean Sigma projects.
For over 35 years Derry has been developing and delivering courses in Mathematics and Statistics up to Master’s level (Level 9) across a variety of departments, principally in the areas of Engineering and Science. His experience in mathematical analysis using statistics has been used in projects with clients in many industry sectors.
Derry delivers the theoretical maths base required for all Green and Black Belt students and in addition supports preparation for specific exams such as those required for ASQ certified course.
Aidan is an executive coach working with Stockil Continuous Improvement. As a coach he has worked with many medium and large companies to help develop their leadership teams while instilling a focus on continuous process improvement. A Lean Sigma Black Belt, he has over 30 years’ experience of working in manufacturing, technology and pharma multi-national environments. An experienced leader who has led large global operational and finance teams through periods of significant growth and change. Aidan has extensive experience of integrating multiple acquisitions and ERP implementations. His approach is to develop and grow teams with a relentless focus on continuous process improvement.
Katherine, MSc, is an experienced Lean and Six Sigma practitioner. She has over 20 years’ experience in electronic manufacturing where she has been involved in Research and Development, Materials, New Product Introduction, Quality and Compliance engineering. For many years Katherine has been part of the Stockil CI/CAMMS team utilising her specific skills in Value Stream Mapping and Project implementation with clients including the HSE. She currently lectures on the Lean Sigma Black Belt on a part-time basis.
With a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Project Management, combined with over 20 years experience, John provides a range of project management and technical services to support clients in the successful execution of their projects in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Manufacturing, Energy and Software sectors. John has had considerable experience as the Client Project Manager on a number of installations in Ireland, UK, USA and Holland. Apart from his broad industrial, technical and project management experience, John also specialises in the area of Project Risk Management and has a published dissertation entitled “Project Risk Management in the Irish Pharmaceutical Industry”.
Ken is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt who works in Supplier Quality Engineering with Abbott Vascular, focusing on process improvement projects. He holds an honours degree in Advanced Manufacturing from Cork Institute of Technology and a Masters degree in Strategic Quality Management from the University of Limerick. He is also certified as a Quality Engineer with the American Society for Quality of which he is a Senior member.
Aine qualified with a BSc. Industrial Chemistry from the University of Limerick in 1986 and an MSc in Food Engineering from University College Cork in 1990. Aine has worked for over 20 years in the food industry. Her roles have included, Quality Control, New Product Development, Production Scale-up, Customer Service and Logistics. As Operations Manager she is responsible for the logistics and administration in Stockil CI Limited.