Joseph is an accomplished operations professional with twenty years manufacturing experience including FAA, GSA, DOD, space, commercial, and industrial environments. He has proven skills in team building, communications, facilitation, and problem solving, and has managed various Lean project implementations resulting in improved Quality, Cost, and Delivery. Joseph is proficient in ERP, MRP, and ISO business processes and procedures.
As an independent manufacturing consultant for the past four years, Lean clients have enjoyed the benefits of reduced cycle times, improved inventory turns and cash flow, increases production area, improved delivery performance, and enhanced profits margins. Additional major projects have included ERP implementation, design and development of performance measurement systems, ISO 2000 conversion, and material tracking systems development and implementation.
- Implemented Lean manufacturing principles in a discrete manufacturing environment supporting commercial aerospace, space, industrial, and military customers of fluid control systems. Projects included value stream mapping, redesign of plant layout, introduction of visual management, 5S System implementations, production batch size reduction, standardized work procedures, and tool development to support quality at the source. Projects have extended over 3 years resulting in improved information flow, reduced material transportation, 65% cycle time reduction, 54% reduction in WIP, 11% improvement in first time yield, and a 36% increase in customer delivery compliance.
- Lean implementation project management for a specialty wire manufacturer supporting the medical device industry (MRI’s and lab testing equipment). Project management included introduction and training of Lean principles and concepts, VSM, visual management, 5S, batch size reduction, quick changeover methodology, TPM, continuous flow processing, kanban, and skill development to support continuous improvement. Results include improved information flow, hightened shop floor awareness, consistent and visible machine maintenance scheduling, and improved equipment utilization. Initial 6 month measurable results include 20% reduction in cycle time, 18% inventory reduction, and a 55% reduction in changeover time.
- Successful ERP Implementation for a durable goods manufacturing and repair company. Project management included definition of business processes, needs analysis, software selection, preparation of static record files, data conversion, pilot, and final implementation. Results include improved information flow, inventory reductions, and improved customer delivery compliance.
Joseph graduated from Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA with a B.A. in Accounting and serves as an Instructor in Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ for Strategic Management of Resources.
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