James Burwood, Manufacturing Coach

executive brief

Deliver On-Time, Every TIme, In half the time

Are you tired of the chaos and constant fire-fighting?

Would you like to simplify the management of your manufacturing operations?

At James Burwood Coaching, my team and I help our clients to make the most of their businesses, ensuring they can deliver on time, every time, in half the time.

Discover hidden capacity and use this to dominate your chosen markets.



Don’t Settle For Less

Our Coaching Services

I am an expert in how to optimise flow. I specialise in helping business leaders vastly improve their organisations’ output in three key areas; manufacturing operations, project management (including new product development) and product distribution.

Executive Coaching

Working one-on-one with senior executives to help them identify and implement the specific changes required in their organisations to achieve their ambitions.

Management Training

Group training sessions for your management team. Each session is specifically tailored to the needs of your business.

Strategic Implementations

Assisting organisations all over the world to implement change programs that enable them to vastly improve their delivery performance and dominate their chosen markets.

Breakthrough solutions for clients

Business Roadmaps Built Exactly To Your Needs

My approach is derived from systems-based thinking, enabling me to find the inherent simplicity in even the most complex situations. This means I are even able to devise breakthrough solutions for clients who feel like ‘they’ve tried everything’ without success.

I have over a decade’s experience of enabling some of the world’s most prestigious manufacturing companies to vastly improve their delivery performance and turn this in to a decisive competitive edge.

There are some simple principles that govern the performance of even the largest organisations. By rightly identifying these factors in your organisation, and how to most effectively manage them, I can help you to end the internal battles and finally deliver on your promises to your customers.

Know more about

how these principles apply to your business

Learn How To:


  • Deliver on time, in full
  • Improve stock availability
  • Slash lead times
  • Reduce WIP & FG stock
  • Stop fire fighting and create harmony on the shop floor


The Seven Sins of Manufacturing

In this video series I discuss the seven biggest obstacles manufacturers must overcome in order to create a step change in their businesses’ performance.

I offer some practical tips on what you can do to resolve these common mistakes.


Sin 1: The Focused Mentality


Sin 2: “The Sooner I start, the sooner I finish”


Sin 3: “We must have accurate forecasts.”


Sin 4: “If people aren’t busy, then we’re not being efficient.”


Sin 5: “Customers only care about price”


Sin  6:”WE’re at the mercy of the market.”


Sin 7: “I don’t have the authority.”

Get behind the scenes.  Learn how to…

Deliver on Time

Every TimE

In Half the Time


James applied his knowledge of the Theory of Constraints to engineering project management in my Company. With his help we were able to rationalize and deliver a complex project on time.

Chris Popoff, Owner | Serial Entrepreneur | WESTVENT

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