Sustainability and Operational Excellence Services

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Randy’s experience spans a broad base of industries and processes including progressive tooling, stamping, forming, deep draw, assembly in higher volume synchronous flow and lower volume job shops. Randy led the Lean transformation of a major small appliance manufacturer, gaining national recognition for the company. He later adapted Lean in make-to-order applications. He is also Director of WMEP’s Profitable Sustainability Initiative team.

Skill Set:

  • Operations Management
  • Enterprise-wide Systemic Continuous Improvement (Kaizen)
  • Strategic and operations improvement plans
  • Facilities planning
  • Corporate quality management
  • Profitable sustainability


  • 30+ years of manufacturing experience
  • Plant Manager for a metal fabricator supplying major OEM’s in the automotive, recreational, defense, electronics and consumer product industries
  • Industrial engineer, quality engineer, corporate quality manager, production manager and director of JIT/TQM.


  • AS in Industrial Engineering and Management from Moraine Park Technical College
  • BS in Management Cardinal Stritch University

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WMEP people work hard are very considerate and always go the extra distance to get the job done.  I have recommended them to professional friends of mine and will continue to do so.  Excellent group of people who are well versed and in the end … they bring solutions!!” – Walter Barger, V.P. Operations, Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc.