Mike BraussMike Brauss is an accomplished Operations leader with hands-on experience in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement methods.  Mike is an integrity-driven operation professional recognized for proficiency in Lean Manufacturing and for being an innovative leader with demonstrated ability to develop and execute tactical and strategic plans.  Mike has worked to empower cross-functional technical teams engaged in finding imaginative solutions and improvements using lean methods and the latest research in the field.  Mike’s ability to lead kaizen events, train individuals and stick with the improvement process until the customer has internalized the methods has been praised by several companies.

Mike has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Missouri - Columbia and is certified in Lean Manufacturing.    His industry experience includes Printing equipment, Packaging, Recycling and HVAC.   In his 15 years’ of experience, he has had roles in Production Planning, Supervision, Quality and Operations with a focus on the key performance metrics of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity.

Additional areas of expertise include:

  • Leadership and Team Development
  • Curriculum Development and Delivery
  • Strategic Planning
  • Process Improvement
  • Scalable Approaches
  • Change Management
  • Lean Culture and Methods
  • Continuous Improvement Processes
  • Staff Development

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