David Heeran

David has over 30 years’ experience as a Manufacturing Operations Leader at site operations and regional operations network level with global multinational companies spanning regulated biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, electronics assembly and electronic component industries – Merck, Tyco Healthcare, GE, Motorola, Xerox; David’s responsibilities have included greenfield start-ups, brownfield expansions, managing established site operations and site consolidations ; David is Black Belt certified with the capability and proven track record for crafting and executing strategies to establish stable and predictable end to end supply chains based on the principles of waste elimination and variation reduction ; David has a demonstrated ability to install the supporting transformational elements – operating systems, management infrastructure, mind sets & behaviours – to realise impactful business outcomes and sustained high performance. David is a relentless advocate for developing colleague and client capability through the shared learning process of problem solving and David extends this support to the broader professional community through a teaching role with University College Dublin on a post graduate Masters in Engineering Management program.


BE ( Mechanical ), MIE Master of Industrial Engineering, MBA