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Keith J

Lean Managing Director – Business Transformation & Operational Excellence

Occupation:

Production Manager

Location:

Seneca, SC

Education Level:

Master

Will Relocate:

YES

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An accomplished and highly effective Senior Operations and Quality Leader with the ability to motivate multi-disciplined, cross-functional and multi-cultural teams to achieve Operational Excellence through driving Continuous Improvement, using the Toyota Production System, Six Sigma and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) Lean Transformation Consultant 10/1994 - Present
BP Amoco Director of Continuous Improvement 1/1991 - 1/1995
Teepak Team Manager 1/1987 - 12/1990
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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

Utah State University Shingo Prize Examiner 2000 Certification Degree
Clemson University Training and Development 1993 Master Degree
Georgia Tech Industrial Management/Industrial Engineering 1980 Bachelor Degree
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Website Leantoc website media url A list of success stories and clients.

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Highlights:

• TS 16949: Implemented 23 Plant Tier 1 and 2 Automotive and Big Truck TS registrations • LEANTPM: Total Productive Maintenance deployment using the 6 Big Losses, SMED, CMMS and predictive and preventive maintenance techniques • Drove margins to over 35% and on-time delivery to 100% through inventory reduction and productivity increases saving over $4.5 million to the bottom line for US and Mexico operations in less than 12 months • Saved over $3 million through reducing inventory ($2.3 million), defects 60%, improved process capability 80%, and on-time delivery to 99.94% from 92% for rubber mixing and performance additives company • Achieved $250,000 savings in 5 days for Chinese client leading 14 engineers to reduce set up times by 75% and balancing assembly cells to meet takt time • Led USAF team to transform 650 employee repair/rebuild shop into a leaner, more agile organization through flow day reduction, rework reduction, standard work, visual workplace, VSM and set up reduction • Implemented one-piece flow for Automotive Alternator rebuilder resulting in 38% WIP reduction, $169,000 direct labor savings, 45% efficiency increase and 78% floor space reduction

Companies I like:

Chevron, Hexagon, McKinnsey, JE Dunn, HCA, Toyota, Honeywell, Boeing, BMW, Volvo

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With an enviable track record of defining and delivering innovative strategies that address the needs of all stakeholders, and a wealth of experience working with numerous organizations including construction, automotive, food & beverage, aerospace, electronics, chemicals, DOD, IT, motor products, nonwovens and metal working using industrial and quality engineering expertise to effectively drive results, and will be an asset to the senior management team of any forward thinking organization.
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