Operational Excellence, Certification Services, Six Sigma Black Belt

920.267.0942 | [email protected]

Barry brings over 25 years manufacturing experience working with management driving continual improvement and implementing quality management systems, in machining, foundry, assembly environments.

He has lead new and ongoing cross-functional initiatives related to customer, quality, regulatory, and continuous improvement.

Barry is a long term systems thinker with a proven track record of systems development and sustained improvement on key business issues including customer satisfaction, supplier performance, process performance, delivery, and scrap.

Skill Set

  • Lean Transformational Implementation
  • Lean Leadership Training
  • Lean Manufacturing Implementation
  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Root Cause Analysis – Corrective Action
  • Operational Process Improvement
  • Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery
  • Quality Systems Lead – ISO 9001, AS9100
  • Continuous Improvement, Lean Kaizen events
  • Workflow Analysis/Standardization
  • Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Bottom Line Return on Investment
  • Process Change Management
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)


  • American Society for Quality (ASQ), Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ), Certified Quality Auditor
  • Certified Lead Auditor ISO 9001, AS9100


  • University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, B.S. Business (Marketing)
  • Moraine Park Technical College, Associates Degree – Industrial Engineering,
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (SigMax), 6-Sigma Black Belt (DMAIC & DIDOVM)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (WCM Associates), Lean Leader

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