Lean Principles: The Foundation of Continuous Improvement
This online, instructor lead course covers the fundamentals of Lean which include defining customer value, minimizing unnecessary costs, process flow and understanding customer demand. Whether the setting is in an office or manufacturing plant, participants will learn how to effectively identify the sources of waste in a targeted area and work towards systematically reducing and ultimately eliminating it.
NOTE: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the location of the class/session for the registered training.
- Defining customer value.
- Minimizing unnecessary costs.
- Process flow.
- Understanding customer demand.
Jesus "Jesse" Cano joined the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC) at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2017. As a Valley native, he strives to use his experience to assist local manufacturing and service companies in pursuit of continuous improvement by means of consulting, coaching and training in the latest principles and technologies. His goal, is to aid these companies to become more efficient, reduce waste and increase productivity to ultimately create a stronger industry in the Rio Grande Valley.
Jesse is an engineer with over 10 years of experience in Manufacturing and Design from the Oil Gas, Power Generation and Aerospace fields. He has held roles of Design Engineer, Lead Manufacturing Engineer and Lead Repair Technology Engineer for GE Aviation, GE Power, Superior Energy Services, and Baker Hughes.
Through his career, he has led various continuous improvement, productivity, quality and NPI (New Product Introduction) projects and has experience in improving existing and designing new layouts using lean concepts to create optimal cellular flows. He has also guided the implementation of CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) arms and Blue Light Technology into inspection processes to eliminate hard fixtures and improve inspection data and reports.
Jesse holds a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering out of the University of Texas Pan American and has certifications and training in Lean, Six Sigma, Quality, Project Management, Leadership and Coaching.
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