Manager – 6 years – managing a diverse skill set and multitude of projects
Lean Leader for Commercial Airplanes Engineering (1 year)
Vision Work for Director of Engineering (2 years)
Leader/Manager/Engineer on a major breakthrough in manufacturing
Lean Training and actual practice 20+ years
Lean Certified – Boeing
Trained and certified in lean, by Shingjutsu Company while in Japan
Numerous visits to Wichita, Kansas to review the lean journey at the Boeing Manufacturing plant. Acted as a consultant for them.
Lean Leader for all engineering in Renton Plant (about 1,000 engineers and their managers)
Worked with Director of Engineering to develop a lean engineering office in Renton that set the standard for lean in Boeing
Developed and taught a Value Stream Mapping Course for the office
Ran numerous Accelerated Improvement Workshops
Taught many modules in Boeing’s Lean Academies
Developed “Bite size Lean Training” for group meetings
Oversaw an organization of 300+ engineers during their transition towards being lean
Acted as a consultant for groups inside Group Health and Children’s Hospital
Vision / Cultural training and practice – 20+ years
Directly supported Director of Engineering in Vision and Strategy development and was on the floor helping 300+ engineers implement the vision.
Direct support to VP of Engineering and the VP of Manufacturing for all BCAC in strategic Vision
Worked with Dick Axelrod on internal office development.
Worked with Internal consultants to develop and train office in material developed from Will Schutz’s book “The Human Element”.
Developed and maintained an internal website with leadership material he developed.
Developed and ran a job fair to attract volunteers to sign up for improvement teams in our
Developed a War room concept to strategically control all resource activities and reinforce the
Helped to develop numerous training courses on cultural change and how to implement change.
Developed meeting structure in our office for all the meetings they attended.
Developed technical design guides that captured the design requirements for specific airplane structure, which allowed the movement of engineers to tasks needing attention.
Developed team building material to help teams work together and be successful.
Taught VP and Directors of Engineering Leadership tactics.
Taught and mentored 35+ new engineers the concepts of being a good leader.
Worked with different church leaderships on developing a vision and cultural change and lead teams within these organizations.
Developed a volunteering ministry model – basing it on helping people to find their gifts and supporting them in using these. This is different than the church needs a fence painted and you are the next person to walk in the door.
Worked with various companies consulting on Lean and Cultural change