Featuring Geoff LeRoy, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, MBA President of APICS Providence Chapter & APICS Savannah Chapter
Moderated by Scott W. Luton, CSCP, LSSGB EVP, APICS Atlanta Lean supply chain management is for ANY company.
Lean is a philosophy that will create a competitive advantage for manufacturers, distributors and all service oriented companies by focusing on value added activities and the elimination of waste. During the presentation “The Lean Enterprise – The Essentials”, the following topics will be discussed while focusing on many of the obstacles to obtaining Lean success: What is Lean, why go Lean, principles that drive Lean, nine (9) steps to Lean success, education, Lean teams, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, brainstorming, Value Stream Mapping the new process, adjust the process, communicate, reward, Lean procurement -- the possibilities, conclusion -- how does Lean affect you?
Geoff LeRoy has been specializing in supply chain management for the manufacturing, service and distribution industries for more than thirty (30) years. He has worked in areas of international procurement, global logistics, production planning, inventory management, engineering, distribution and customer service. He has incorporated Continuous Improvement and Lean practices in his professional positions since early in his career. Currently, he is the General Manager for a medical services company, the President for the Savannah APICS Chapter, and is an active instructor and educator in the fields of lean, supply chain management, materials management including procurement and in production and inventory control. Geoff LeRoy holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering with a concentration in Metallurgy from Lafayette College, and a Masters in Business Administration degree in Operations Management and Technology from Bryant University. He holds three certifications from APICS: CSCP, CLTD and CPIM.