Senior Operational Excellence Manager
Bill is a proven manufacturing management professional with expertise in the areas of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing. His 25 year career has included management in the areas of production, processing, packaging, quality control, safety and warehouse management; with the last 10 years focused on implementing from the ground up and managing to success the Continuous Improvement Management Programs for two of McCain Foods USA’s largest and most successful facilities. During this time frame Bill has conducted hundreds of lean management events for management including: Kaizen, A3 Problem Solving, 5 S, P&R and OAC events. Working with all levels of the organization to implement and sustain Lean Principles that will serve these facilities well into the future, Bill has applied unique solutions to his events that could only be described by many as “lean on steroids” and earned him the title of a true “outside the box” thinker.
Bill has now added to his experience the distinction of owning his own management consulting business which assists manufacturing organizations achieve their production successes through the application of continuous improvement techniques. Of note is his work with OAC events on equipment that is not performing up to manufacturing standard throughputs and by using the process of taking it to the frame and lighting it up (can’t clean what you can’t see) which has resulted in increased throughput, cleaner equipment and improved operator morale.
Bill’s business is IM Improving Consulting: Infina-Majorar equals Infinite Improvement. Bill assists management to “optimize your process so you optimize your profits”.