Senior Manufacturing Specialist

608.335.3203 [email protected]

Skill Set:

  • Enterprise Business Transformation
  • Business Analysis & Benchmarking (FINTEL)
  • Strategic Business Planning & Business Development
  • Extended Enterprise Management & Supply Chain Optimization
  • Lean Six Sigma training (Lean Six Sigma Black Belt)
  • Operations: Lean Culture & Lean Manufacturing

Experience:

  • Vice president of operational excellence & business development
  • Vice president of operations
  • Director of engineering
  • General manager

Wil has extensive experience developing quality and performance-based initiatives in high-tech manufacturing companies, utilizing Lean and Six Sigma to create a culture of Continuous Improvement. Previously, he was Vice President of Operational Excellence & Business Development at Thermo Electron. Wil has also served in top positions in Operations, Engineering and Research and Development at Bell & Howell Co. and Philips Electronics.

He is a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Institute of Physics (AIP), an examiner for the Wisconsin Forward Award and a judge for the Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

Education:

Wil did his undergraduate engineering studies in Mathematics & Physics at the University of Illinois, and graduate engineering studies in Microprocessor Design at the McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University.  He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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