Pulse Roll Label Products
Striving to improve efficiencies – appointment of new general manager
Didcott’s appointment, effective from 28 February 2022, will support the company’s growth strategy by focussing on efficiencies within the business. Andrew Didcott joins the company with a wealth of experience, having worked at Pulse for eight years previously as production manager and since then working in a number of senior managerial positions within the packaging sector, most recently as operations director for the Smurfit Kappa site in Yate, Bristol.
Lean manufacturingIn 2019, Didcott embarked on a Lean Efficiencies master’s degree at Buckingham University in the Buckingham Lean Enterprise Unit (BLEU). The programme covered subjects including, Quality Assurance; Demand Capacity and Flow; Employee Engagement; Lean Principles; Total Productive Maintenance (TPM); Innovation and Lean Accountancy.
Andrew Didcott commented: “I always felt that I had a good understanding of Lean manufacturing techniques, but the education at BLEU aligned me with the original principles of Lean and how the constant strive for quality improvement is important to ourselves and our customers. I’m really looking forward to my return to Pulse and supporting the team on a promising journey.”