Griffith Maupin

Griffith Maupin

Senior Productivity Specialist



Griffith is a Senior Productivity Specialist with the Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center providing client companies across Indiana high value, affordable solutions to their value stream opportunities.


Griffith earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and his MS in Engineering Management from Marquette University. He has spent most of his 32 years of manufacturing experience with Harley-Davidson Motor Company, along with working for Honda of America, Manufacturing and Allied Recreation Group (currently REV Recreation Group). During those years, he held positions as Engineering Coordinator, Senior Mfg. Engineer, Program Lead, Project Engineer, Lean Production Systems Manager and Director of Operations. Griffith previously served as the Technology Adoption Manager for Purdue MEP.

Skills & Expertise: 

  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (SigmaPro)
    • A3
    • Problem Solving
  • Lean Deployment
    • Value Stream Mapping and Modeling
    • Cultural Transormation
    • Production Leveling, Pull Systems, Flow, Cellular, Visual Management
    • Takt Management
    • Quality at the Source, Process Cpability
  • Project Management for Product and Process Development
    • Chrome (President) Award (Harley-Davidson)
    • Cruise-Drive transmission Design and Development
  • Operations Management
  • Hoshin Kanri (Policy Management) 




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