‘To enhance the competitiveness of client organizations.’
After a 20 year career in supply chain management and lean organisation development, Bernie Rushe left Dell in Limerick to establish Cordatus Consulting. In May 2018 Cordatus commenced trading as Lean Ireland. Our experienced lean six sigma consultants help clients to establish a culture of continuous improvement within the organisation. We have partnered with our clients to assist them in establishing successful and long-lasting, lean six sigma programmes. In recognition of our success we enjoy a high level of repeat business with clients. References for lean six sigma and supply chain work are available from all clients, on request.
Meet the Lean Ireland team
Bernie has been involved in the management of supply chain and business process improvement activities for over 20 years. She received her Lean Six Sigma training at Dell Computer Corporation. In 2001 she left Dell to establish Cordatus Consulting, trading as Lean Ireland since May 2018. Her lean six sigma consulting skills and practical workshops have yielded benefits in the order of several €millions per year to client companies. In addition she is experienced in deploying lean six sigma in the supply chain, thus greatly enhancing client competitiveness. She holds a first class honours masters’ degree in supply chain management.
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Richard is a skilled strategy deployment professional. He has 20+ years engineering and operations management experience at a senior level, with organisations such as Seagate and General Electric, in Europe and Asia. He is a GE certified six sigma black belt and is trained as a lean master. As a consultant, Richard adds value in the areas of strategic planning, R&D roadmap development, transfer of work, site level capital management and capital strategy skills, equipment installation, commissioning and production release, and productivity improvement. Richard is an experienced and motivational project leader, mentor and trainer.
Terry is an experienced leader and people manager in the fields of supply chain management, lean and six sigma. Having started his career in chemistry (hons BSc) and pharmaceutical technology, Terry cross trained as a supply chain specialist, and worked as Customer Operations Manager with Celestica. His most recent role, prior to becoming a consultant in 2010, was as Senior Supply Chain Manager with Microsoft Ireland.
Terry is a certified lean six sigma green belt, IASSC black belt.
As a consultant Terry provides value to clients in the areas if workplace configuration, including line layouts, data analysis and training at all levels of lean six sigma certification.
Maria is an experienced mentor and coach for leadership teams in the development of strategy, aligning lean activities to achieve strategy, and change management to facilitate sustaining of lean programmes. She facilitates training workshops in lean six sigma tools, including value stream mapping, SIPOC, 5S, visual management, problem solving, standard work and SMED. She is also experienced in delivering certified courses such as lean six sigma yellow belt, green belt and black belt.
T. P. is an accomplished senior engineering professional who has worked for over 20 years in the Medical Device industry, including Boston Scientific and KCI manufacturing. During his career as Senior Process Excellence Engineer, he gained experience in the development and execution of Operational Excellence strategies that delivered significant cost savings and compliance benefits to the organisation. In addition to being an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt, T.P. is a qualified Lean, Six Sigma and Process Validation Trainer. He has developed and facilitated hundreds of workshops on a range of lean and six sigma topics, and has a keen interest in enabling people to use process analysis tools effectively.
Cordatus Consulting (now trading as Lean Ireland) is a registered practice with the IMCA. The IMCA is the professional Institute for management consultants and business advisers in Ireland.
Lean Ireland consultants are experienced change agents in ISO, IMB, and FDA regulated environments. We assist clients in bringing about a culture where continuous customer-centric change is welcomed within the organisation.
To enhance the competitiveness of client organizations
We are successful, if and only if, our clients are measurably more successful after engaging The Companies.
Our clients represent a broad spectrum of organisations operating in Ireland. Sectors served include medical devices, pharmaceutical, automotive, financial services, food processing, and information & communications technology. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to share in, and contribute to, their success. See https://leanireland.ie/customers/
Memberships & Accreditations for Cordatus Consulting (now trading as Lean Ireland)
Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors (IMCA)
Cordatus Consulting (now trading as Lean Ireland) is a Registered Consulting Practice with the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors.
Bernie Rushe is a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors.
Industrial development Authority (IDA)
Cordatus Consulting (now trading as Lean Ireland) is a registered lean six sigma consulting company for Lean Start, Lean Plus and Lean Transform services with IDA clients.
Cordatus Consulting (now trading as Lean Ireland) is a registered lean six sigma consulting company for Lean Start, Lean Plus and Lean Transform services with Enterprise Ireland clients.
Cordatus Consulting (now trading as Lean Ireland) is a registered lean six sigma consulting company and training provider for Engineers Ireland.
First Polymer Training Skillnet
Cordatus Consulting (now trading as Lean Ireland) is a registered lean six sigma consulting company and training provider for First Polymer Training Skillnet.
Innovation & lean Six Sigma Skillnet
Cordatus Consulting (now trading as Lean Ireland) is a registered lean six sigma consulting company and training provider for the Innovation and Lean Six Sigma Skillnet.
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
Bernadette Rushe and T.P. Fanning are ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belts