Senior Consultant
Operations Excellence, Certification Services

608.215.3632 | [email protected]

Andrew has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing engineering and consulting for the electronics, aerospace, metal foundry, assembly, printing and process industries.  Andrew helps manufacturers adopt performance-driven strategies to improve quality and operational excellence.

Skill Set

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
  • AS9100 Aerospace Quality Management Systems
  • Lean transformation
  • Business process mapping and improvement
  • Plant Layout Design
  • Constraints Management and Capacity Modeling
  • Manufacturing simulation modeling and quantitative analysis

Experience

  • Senior consultant for international supply chain consulting practice.
  • Manufacturing Engineer in microelectronics manufacturing.
  • Electronics, aerospace, metal foundry, assembly, printing and process industries.
  • Projects for IBM Corp., Lockheed-Martin Aeronautics Co., Phillips Consumer Electronic Products North America, Special Metals Nickel Alloy foundry, Raytheon business aircraft, and the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
  • Guided Lean transformation efforts achieving significant improvement in on-time delivery and production lead time reduction.
  • Helped manufacturers adopt performance-driven strategies to improve quality and operational excellence.

Certifications

  • Lead auditor for ISO 9001 and AS9100 management system standards,
  • Certified Theory of Constraints “Jonah.”

Education

  • University Of Wisconsin-Madison: Master of Science, Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • University Of Wisconsin-Madison: Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering

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