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Chapter Breakfast: Lean Manufacturing Toolbox
Event : 
Chapter Breakfast
November 13, 2018 - 7:30am to 8:45am
Tim Conway
PMI Talent Triangle: 
Technical Project Management
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Program Description: 

Companies survive by providing value to their customers. To do so profitably, companies focus on continuous improvement. Lean Manufacturing is a primary strategy for continuous improvement, with its focus on reducing waste.

This presentation will introduce Lean Manufacturing concepts and provide an overview of tools/techniques that Tim has found useful in a manufacturing environment. Participants will gain insights regarding the seven wastes, four lean strategies, and eight tools including value stream mapping, visual factory, 5S, Kaizen, Poka-Yoke, and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).

Special Instructions: 


7:00 a.m. - Register, Breakfast, Networking
7:30 a.m. - Webstream broadcast begins
7:40 a.m. - PMI-MN Chapter Business / Intros
7:50 a.m. - Speaker Presentation
8:40 a.m. - Questions & Answers


Member            $15

Non-Member    $25

Walk-Ins           $25

Webstream       $10

Partner Discount 10% at Registration

Full refunds, less a $5 cancellation fee per registration, available through November 11. 

Speaker(s) Bios: 

Tim is a Senior Member of ASQ and a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. He has over 30 years’ experience as a process engineer in the defense and semiconductor industries and has been utilizing and teaching continuous improvement tools and techniques almost as long. Tim is currently a principal quality assurance engineer and site statistician at a semiconductor manufacturing facility.