Our Auckland team

Annemarie

Annemarie

  • Industrial engineer and logistics specialist with automation experience in multinational retail
  • Areas of expertise include eCommerce facility design and project management, automation selection and procurement, and sustainable packaging
  • Recent project experience includes developing a long range plan for micro-fulfillment centre within a previously inaccessible urban environment for the businesses last mile fulfilment operations
Antony
Lead Consultant

Antony

  • Experienced consultant who specialises in operational warehouse and transportation improvement
  • Coaches operational teams and middle management in delivering tailored improvement techniques that are aligned to strategic objectives
  • Recent project experience includes having led operational productivity improvement, supporting new warehouse development, and facilitating the Warehouse Management System (WMS) upgrade project
Ashley

Ashley

  • Operational professional with experience across manufacturing, FMCG, horticulture, plastics, packaging, and warehousing delivering results through individual projects as well as developing a continuous improvement culture
  • Specialist in structured problem solving, Loss & Waste analyses, project management, value stream mapping, autonomous maintenance, SMED & 5S
  • Creating business management systems that cascade business KPIs through the business to drive daily improvement
  • Lead Consultant at Argon & Co. Previous employers include Lion Breweries and Heinz Watties
Cameron

Cameron

  • Experienced project, site implementation manager with almost a decade of experience in installation/integration, simulation, CI and change management
  • Highly skilled in automation solution, commissioning and installation, testing and test management
  • Recent project experience includes having been the installation and integration manager for a major meat distributor; managed integrations from detailed design through until hand over, system installation and quality assurance and commissioning/internal testing and customer acceptance testing
Chris
Partner NZ

Chris

  • Supply chain professional with strong international experience across the value chain in multinational retail, FMCG and food commodity organisations
  • Operational leadership with a proven track record of delivering customer service, vendor partnering, financial management, safety and operational performance
  • Substantial success leading transformation programmes across the end to end supply chain covering infrastructure, people, process and systems. Global work experience in Europe, Asia, Middle East and New Zealand
Christian
Consultant

Christian

  • Experienced consultant with background in product development, lean transformation, process analysis and process optimisation
  • Highly developed background in problem solving and process analysis, including process mapping
  • Recent project experience includes having facilitated a process mapping and site layout changes to declutter workspace, enhance product flow-through and improve operational efficiency
Ian
Partner NZ

Ian

  • Over three decades worth of experience transforming operational performance and capability across a wide range of industries
  • Works at all levels, including with Boards, to develop and deliver operational improvement and high impact change, on time and within budget. Specific expertise in designing and implementing business improvement programmes
  • Recent project experience includes implementing a multi year continuous improvement program across numerous sites and countries, leading to significant cost reductions, with improved performance, reliability, and morale
Jessica

Jessica

  • Experienced engineer with international experience in the food processing industry 
  • Areas of expertise include distribution centre (DC) design, coordination within complex interdisciplinary environments, conveyor systems, traffic safety, data validation and autodesk
  • Recent project experience includes a DC design including drafting, coordination of drawings from different disciplines, calculating storage counts and preparing safety in design workshop material
Jono

Jono

  • Experienced relationship management professional working end-to-end within large-scale, global supply chains
  • Worked operationally and strategically in various roles in the supply chain, including production planning, network design, customer relationship management and supply chain digitisation
  • Consultant with Argon & Co NZ
  • Previously with Fonterra Dairy Co-operative and Kotahi Logistics
Joseph

Joseph

  • Experienced in operations management with a background in food manufacturing and startup technology sector
  • Expertise in process scalability, process analysis and quality control planning
  • Recent project experience includes having managed the scaling of operations within a startup environment, implemented DMS, SOP’s and production planning systems ​at a manufacturing business
Katie

Katie

  • Supply chain professional with background of using analytics to inform top tier decision making and strategy 
  • Industry experience includes FMCG, merchant supply and consumer goods retail
  • Recent project experience includes having delivered programs of E-Com development, stock management, capacity and fulfillment proposition to time, budget and quality for one of Europe’s largest automated DCs 
Kyle

Kyle

  • Internationally experienced analytical consultant, delivering insight and creative solutions to client operations and support services
  • Areas of expertise include operational and commercial analytics and insight, process definition and improvement, simulation modelling
  • Recent project experience includes having performed a warehouse process analysis and process improvement lead for DC, focused on appraising suitability of system improvements
Mark
Consultant

Mark

  • Experienced across in-house and agency support for data automation, visualisation, analysis and insights
  • Strengths include the collection, organisation and structuring of data, to tell the stories that leaders at all levels need to know
  • Recent project experience includes having facilitated and redeveloped the automation of reporting for the Voice of Customer program and complaints program for several large insurers
Michelle

Michelle

  • highly motivated and commercially focused senior leader with a solid background in operational management, supply chain and leadership of successful teams
  • Substantial experience within various businesses leading & managing business transformation covering end to end design, supply chain including infrastructure, people, process and systems
  • Recent project experience includes the development and execution of a logistics network redesign including new build distribution warehouse and supply model to customers for the FMCG dairy industry
Natalie
Managing Principal

Natalie

  • Experienced Supply Chain professional with extensive background in managing and improving performance in FMCG companies
  • Works across the whole supply chain, from procurement to logistics through to planning
  • Recent project experience includes managing the implementation of a cloud based ERP system to improve usability and streamline processes between supply chain and finance
Nathan

Nathan

  • Experienced logistics engineer in food and beverage, FMCG, retail, and construction industries across ANZ
  • Specialist in Distribution Centre Design (DCD) and construction management
  • Recent project experience includes having procured pallet racking protection equipment to ensure compliance with the best practice health and safety (H&S) standards
Neil

Neil

  • Manufacturing transformation professional utilising lean manufacturing philosophy, techniques & tools
  • Highly experienced operational consultant, focused on raising business efficiencies and effectiveness through understanding and improving processes
  • Recent project experience includes having conducted a product programming and flow review to reduce stock, increase response time and improve quality for a furniture manufacturer
Richard
Associate Partner

Richard

  • Supply chain, operations and logistics expert with over a decade of experience
  • Specialist competencies in facility design and design management, intralogistics and automated materials handling, supply chain analysis and development and technology selection and procurement
  • Recent industry experience includes being the lead consultant on consolidation of logistics support functions and long-term infrastructure planning for combined arms non-combat and civilian logistics footprint
Sarah
Managing Principal

Sarah

  • Experienced professional specialising in FMCG transformations, project and program management and structured capital development
  • Authentic leader with a track record of standing up high performance teams to deliver successful outcomes
  • Excels at building partnerships and influencing internal and external stakeholders with global work experience in Australia, Asia, Canada and New Zealand
  • Managing Principal at Argon & Co NZ. Previously with Woolworths NZ, Delegat Group & Beca
Scott
Managing Principal

Scott

  • Experienced business professional, having worked in senior management roles in IT services, agri-business, telecommunications, retail, tourism, manufacturing, and IT management consulting
  • Areas of expertise include; digital enablement, IT system selection, data management and analysis, digital strategy, IoT, RPA, and smart business tools
  • Recent project experience includes having led the selection process to select an ERP System which also included conducting an IT Strategy, System design and establishing Project Governance. For another Dairy company, led the RFP process to select an Advanced Planning and Scheduling System
Stephanie
Managing Principal

Stephanie

  • Experienced in supporting organisation’s to review and improve performance
  • Areas of expertise include project and coordination management, collaborative problem solving, analysis and modelling, process improvement, lean methods, and change management
  • Recent project experience includes process mapping of procurement processes including AP – P/O to receipt, inwards goods, and related processes forecasting, promotions management and planning
Stephen
Managing Principal

Stephen

  • Over two decades of experience managing large scale projects and organisational change in the financial services, public services, and manufacturing sectors
  • Specific areas of expertise; change management, collaborative problem solving, continuous improvement, and Lean methods
  • ​​​Has consulted extensively in sales and operations planning, demand planning, production scheduling, and business improvement
Tom

Tom

  • Experienced in FMCG manufacturing, delivering results through continuous improvement, project management and root cause analysis
  • Specialist areas include waste, labour and overhead reduction, OEE and yield improvements, and building long term sustainable solutions
  • Recent project experience includes remodeling of high value waste stream, using existing equipment to turn into viable product which is on the current market as well as developing a new recipe format to lower COGs through better management of high value ingredients