5:30pm - Doors Open and Registration
6:00pm - Dinner/Networking
6:30pm - Presentation Starts
7:30pm - Presentation Ends
Project Quality: "5S" Five Pillars of a Lean Workplace Organization
5S is a technique that results in a well-organized workplace complete with visual controls and order. It’s an environment that has “a place for everything and everything in its place, when you need it”. A Good 5S program improves quality, cost, safety, the customer experience, and enables world class performance. In this presentation we will discuss the intent of 5S, and application of the stages to an organization.
Walter Tighe is President/Owner of Sustaining Edge Solutions, Inc. (www.sustainingedge.com) a management system consulting and training firm in Arizona. Walter has over thirty years’ expertise in business systems development and improvement in both manufacturing and transactional environments. Walter founded Sustaining Edge Solutions, Inc. in 2002, after working for LeeMak Consulting Group in San Jose, CA. His experience includes government, defense, automotive, semiconductors, customer service, electronics, mechanical, medical, logistics, aerospace and defense, nonprofit and private services enterprises.
Walter has a MBA, University of Redlands and is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants, a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality, and is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence. As a management consultant improving operational and quality system performance his clients have included Intel, Raytheon Systems, Hawaii Gas Company, MedAire International, PG&E, B/E Aerospace, Sandia National Laboratories, Freescale Semiconductor, Motorola, and Cisco Systems. As a Quality Manager with the Department of Defense he led the first DoD Kaizen Lean Manufacturing program saving over $6 million in operating costs.
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