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Tag Archives: Continuous Improvement

Featured WMEP Manufacturing Solutions Staff Member: Ed Selvoski

Ed Selvoski Ed Selvoski brings 25 years of wide-ranging manufacturing experience to WMEP Manufacturing Solutions. He started his career as a machine operator and worked his way into various leadership roles, most recently as operations manager.   Selvoski has a […]

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Training Within Industry (TWI) Part 2: Helping Supervisors Solve Workplace People Problems

Posted by Rachel Miller The pressure on today’s workforce is considerable. COVID-19 has introduced new challenges. There are new rules about social distancing and personal protective equipment (PPE) gear. Workers may be dealing with changes to equipment and floor plan layouts […]

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Operational Excellence

Cost, Efficiency and Continuous Improvement Programs for Operational Excellence. Manufacturers that are focused on becoming more successful continually find ways to improve, whether this means increasing productivity, reducing waste and environmental impact, or increasing speed and responsiveness. The result is […]

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Smaller Manufacturers Get Lean with Artificial Intelligence

March 06, 2019 By: Doug Devereaux Artificial intelligence is widely acknowledged as a crucial aspect of what is broadly referred to as Industry 4.0. While no one knows yet how artificial intelligence will be incorporated into the next phase of the […]

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Jen Arnold

Senior Consultant Operational Excellence, Certification Services, Six Sigma Master Black Belt 920.422.4841 | [email protected] Jen brings over fifteen years manufacturing experience in the paper industry (R&D then plant shift supervisor, process engineer, area coordinator, cell manager, and operational excellence leader), […]

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Barry Messer

Consultant 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 […]

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David York

Senior Account Executive Business Advisor 414.581.5974 | [email protected] David worked for Delco Electronics for 28 years, where he acquired a broad knowledge of Lean manufacturing, organizational development and human resource development. He served in the local UAW union as Recording […]

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Jerry Thiltgen

Manager Operational Excellence, Lean & QRM Certified 608.770.9012 | [email protected] Jerry brings over 25 years in progressive roles of responsibility from front line Supervisor to Plant Manager. Skill Set Operations Management Enterprise Business Systems Lean Project Facilitation, Consulting and Training […]

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Supervisory skill development + Shop floor involvement = Dramatic performance improvement and Lean sustainability

By Jerry Thiltgen, Senior Manufacturing Specialist, WMEP What’s old is new when it comes to fortifying the basic concepts of lean manufacturing. Training Within Industry (TWI), which was developed to support industrial firms for the United States war effort during World […]

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