Lucozade’s thirst for knowledge

John Saysell, head of business development and training at MCP Consulting Group, explains how investing in training is helping the Lucozade plant meet the manufacturing challenges of the future. Those of a certain age will remember from hospital visits in the past, the omnipresent Lucozade bottle, covered in orange cellophane, perched on the patient’s bed-side … Read More

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Two Approaches to achieving competence

It is more important than ever that industrial employers understand their legal responsibility to make sure their technicians are competent to carry out their tasks. John Saysell, Director of Training for MCP Consulting Group Ltd. outlines two alternative approaches in an article in the December issue of Maintenance and Engineering magazine. The first stage in … Read More

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The 5 why process

Why, why, why, why, why… Our Principal Consultant, Dave Porrill, is a busy man, last week he was running some training programmes at the Vitol site, VPI Immingham.  The training was split into 2 courses, morning and afternoon, repeated over 3 days. The morning session was entitled ‘Root Cause Analysis’, the afternoon ‘the 5 Why Process’, … Read More

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Reliability-focused operations – workload by up to 30%

Deliver a business-aligned plant reliability mission and gain reliability-focused operations. Training at Solihull Last week at MCP’s Headquarters, based in Solihull, Ron Lucas, Consultant & Trainer, is reliability-focused operations and commercially orientated Continuous Improvement Facilitator with well-proven operations and technical project management skills.  Ron delivered our Managing Plant Reliability training programme to a small group … Read More

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Need to change old ways of working?

MCP’s Reading training centre gets a refresh to change ways of working. The photos below show the MCP Reading Training Centre workshop. As part of our investment programme, we have recently added two new benches – these were purchased to accommodate two new training rigs. Matthew Reason, MCP’s Senior Technical Trainer, has been getting everything … Read More

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MCP MAMC training – Yodel lay hee hoo!

MCP delivers MAMC Wave 20 training to Johnson & Johnson Academy candidates in Switzerland. MCP client’s business takes our consultants all over the world. Only last week we sent Jon Ashley, Associate Consultant, to Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Schaffhausen is a Swiss town on the upper Rhine River, in a wine-growing area near the German border. Baroque … Read More

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The right medicine has a positive effect

GW Pharmaceuticals is a real success story with a spectacular and continued growth rate reported over the last few years.  A world-leading organisation During this time, GW Pharmaceuticals has established its position as a world-leading organisation in the development of plant-derived cannabinoid therapeutics. This has been delivered through its proven drug discovery and development processes, intellectual … Read More

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