By integrating his 10+ years of lean implementation and problem solving experience, Matt is able to draw on his successes and failures to tackle new challenges by presenting fresh perspectives and results-driven solutions. Through his exposure to multiple business operation facets in divergent industries that include aluminum, electronics, auto, HVAC, and consumer goods, he is able to provide real-life lean solutions to everyday business challenges.
His cornerstone belief is that all levels of the business unit should be educated on lean thinking and principles. To this point, Matt diligently challenges his own lean knowledge while working with all business levels ranging from human resources, accounting and the manufacturing floor to senior managers, executives and presidents. By adhering to this continuous learning philosophy, Matt is able to focus his lean efforts to provide continuous improvement.
Matt has a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Industrial Engineering. Among his other accomplishments, he is a certified Shainin Red X Journeyman and is certified in Statistical analysis and Kepner-Tregoe problem solving methodology. He is proud to have played a large and significant role in starting the Smith County Lean Consortium in Tyler, TX.
Joe Wilson has been involved with Lean and continuous improvement activities for over a decade in multiple industries. His background includes Lean training from the University of Kentucky and TSSC as well as leading Lean as part of a Tier 1 supplier to Toyota. He has also earned a Six Sigma Black Belt and Journeyman level certification from Shainin in Red X Problem Solving. He is also an Engineering Management alumnus of the school no longer named the University of Missouri-Rolla. If you would like to connect with him or ask a question, you can reach him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.