Advanced Manufacturing Consultant
Steve provides Six Sigma Green and Black Belt training and project mentoring.
Steve is a proven leader with expertise in Business Improvement. Steve has a passion for achieving results and building organizational capability to sustain them. He has a broad base of experience where he's utilized his business expertise to support projects focused in areas such as process improvement, productivity, working capital reduction, product development and launches, price improvements, organization design, and organization competency. Steve’s underlying approach to any project is that it must focus on how it impacts the customer.
In his last corporate role with DuPont, Steve led a team of over 100 Black Belts and Master Black Belts in over 20 countries. This position allowed him to demonstrate the ability to take improvement methodology and adopt it to solve real time business issues--delivering multi-million dollar annual benefits. Steve is adept at tailoring the improvement approach to the complexity of the issue and the current capability of the staff, including the local environment and culture in which they are working.
In addition to knowledge of improvement methodology to execute projects correctly, Steve knows how to select the right projects. He has experience in strategy development and the translation of strategy to focused implementation projects. He has supported and improved enterprise wide Decision Board Processes and the use of a Project Management Office.
Steve has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science from the University of Arizona.