F101: NEW! Lean Tools for Sustainable Operations (B)

  • Room: S403B
  • Session Number:57
Thursday, November 12, 2015: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Joseph Mazzeo
Integrated Lean and Quality Solutions, llc
Korey Zawadzki
Competitive Solutions, Inc.
Paul Vragel
4aBetterBusiness, Inc.


Sustaining Improvement Workshop
This session will address the specific issues and problems encountered in sustaining improvement initiatives. The agenda will be built around the situations and challenges of the participants, with facilitated discussion among the participants and specific takeaways to help participants overcome their specific challenges and sustain improvement initiatives.
Paul Vragel - 4aBetterBusiness, Inc.


What is an Operational Excellence Sustainment System?
Learn about a systematic approach to waste identification and elimination utilizing LEAN/Six Sigma tools and techniques while operating within a (PBL) non-negotiable business process environment. Tools include but not limited to: 5S+1, Kaizen, A3 Thinking, Problem Solving - PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) – LAMDA, Process Mapping - VSM, Visual Management, etc.
Korey Zawadzki, Korey Competitive Solutions, Inc.

Driving a Built-in-Quality Culture
True gains in quality are ultimately achieved when an organization embraces and works toward a Built-in-Quality culture. This presentation will explain the concept of BIQ and what is needed to achieve it in any organization. Attendees will receive these specific tools/knowledge to put to immediate use: basic principles of lean manufacturing, how the concept of Built-in-Quality fits, how to begin to assess a company’s current quality position, describe some of the methods and tools used with BIQ and how to begin a BIQ culture.
Joseph M. Mazzeo - Integrated Lean and Quality Solutions, LLC


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