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Robert Goings

Industry Consultant, Purdue EPCOM
Robert has more than 35 years solid experience spanning all capital project stages (owner and contractor), mostly concentrating on increasing capital project value through work process improvement (oil, gas and petrochemical, both international and domestic). He has broad experience in knowledge management, change management, continuous improvement and work process development (and documentation) along with guiding the supporting IT solutions and tools that support the Pre-FEED, FEED and EPC phases of a project toward organizational effectiveness and operational excellence, along with increased quality and safety.

His past 15 years have concentrated on Front End Loading (FEL) and the use of Value Improving Practices (VIPs) and industry best practices to assure maximized capital project performance via lean principles for continuous improvement. Robert has diverse training, mentoring and facilitation skills to implement a comprehensive FEL methodology (in the Pre-FEED and FEED phases, which is where maximum impact can be achieved), along with VIPs and industry best practices and to close gaps in value streams to maximize capital project performance.

He has strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills (robust project reporting, presentations, technical writing for work processes, manuals/procedures, training/classroom capabilities, and facilitation ability).

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