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Operational Excellence

Chair’s Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: The Process of Leadership Alignment
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Chair’s Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: The Process of Leadership Alignment

Chair’s Welcome Address Daniel Myers Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business University of Tennessee Retired EVP of Integrated Supply Chain Mondelēz International Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business, University of Tennessee Board Member for Two Companies Private Equity Senior Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group Retired EVP, Global Supply Chain, Mondelēz International Former EVP, Global Supply Chain, Kraft Foods Former Global VP, Product Supply, Procter & Gamble Daniel Myers is currently a Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business teaching both graduate and under-graduate studies. He is the retired Executive Vice President of the Global Integrated Supply Chain…

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Building the Supply Chain of the Future
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Building the Supply Chain of the Future

Enabling a differentiated customer experience through enhanced operations Connecting data across the supply chain for smarter, more agile decision making Optimizing operations across three dimensions: cost, service, and cash — Torsten Pilz SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer Honeywell Torsten Pilz is Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer. Torsten has broad responsibilities for the integrated supply chain, including procurement and driving improvements in plant efficiency and working capital while continuing to enhance quality and delivery. Prior to Honeywell, Torsten served as Vice President, Supply Chain, for SpaceX, where he was responsible for planning, purchasing, material management and logistics….

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Panel: Cost Reduction Through Margin Improvement and Waste Elimination

Why do so many OpEx initiatives fail to achieve their goals or lose all momentum soon after hitting their targets? How do you make margin improvement and waste elimination everyone’s job throughout an organization? Offering tactics and strategies to re-engage a workforce that has grown complacent and lost its culture of Continuous Improvement Discussing how new technologies fit into the larger conversation about how Lean Thinking is evolving Where do we want to be a decade from now, and what are we doing right now to get there? — Walter Charles Chief Procurement Officer Allergan Walter Charles is the SVP…

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The Next Generation of Lean Innovation
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The Next Generation of Lean Innovation

Maximizing operating capabilities through deep collaboration with internal and external partners Changing the way data is collected, cleaned, and validated to improve decision quality and speed Acquiring, inspiring, and retaining the minds that will transform the business to a completely different model Shortening lead times through digitization and a value chain with less hand-offs Maureen Midgley VP, Global Customer Fulfillment Solutions Amazon — Maureen Midgley joined Amazon Global Operations and Supply Chain in March 2015 to establish and lead the global engineering and technology development organizations. These global teams partner with their regional counterparts to improve standards, designs, and best…

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Six Steps to Improve the Journey to Operational Excellence in Smart Manufacturing
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Six Steps to Improve the Journey to Operational Excellence in Smart Manufacturing

Offering insights from one of the world’s largest IoT patent holders with 100+ years of experience owning, operating, servicing, and supplying companies in the operational and information technology sectors Taking action to reduce costs, increase agility, and reduce bottlenecks, improve utilization of factory assets and resources, increase production speed and quality, and meet compliance and sustainability goals Learning to draw a more detailed digital manufacturing road map and avoid the early pitfalls that make it difficult for so many companies to thrive in the the digital world of smart manufacturing Leveraging existing data to improve KPIs, aggregate and analyze data…

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Celebrating Operational Excellence – A Presentation from the Shingo Institute
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Celebrating Operational Excellence – A Presentation from the Shingo Institute

Ken Snyder, Executive Director of The Shingo Institute and Executive Dean of the Jon M. Huntman School of Business at Utah State University gave the Day One closing keynote presentation at NAMES17: Offering an overview of the past, present, and future of The Shingo Institute and the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence How has the Shingo Model changed over the years to focus on building sustainable cultures of excellence rather than generating a short-term moment of peak performance? Discussing the ‘Benchmark Companies’ that have continued to improve after winning a Shingo Prize. – What do they have in common and…

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Transforming a Medium-Sized Company to Better Engage with Both Customers and Suppliers
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Transforming a Medium-Sized Company to Better Engage with Both Customers and Suppliers

Executive Platform Interview with Jack Feng, May 2016 Dr. Jack Feng is in charge of Commercial Vehicle Group’s Lean Six Sigma deployment at over two dozen CVG manufacturing facilities in the US, Mexico, China, India, Australia, UK, Belgium, Czech and Ukraine. Prior to joining CVG, Dr. Feng served different leadership roles within Caterpillar such as Strategy Manager / Master Black Belt, Industrial Engineering Manager, Director of Asia Pacific Lean 6 Sigma Planning and Deployment and Senior Technical Steward. At Caterpillar, he led the development and deployment of Caterpillar Production System (CPS) Master Black Belt program and taught its first four…

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