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Next Meeting -  24 JAN 2018 (Joint ASQ/APICS)

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 Please join APICS New Haven, ASQ New Haven & Southern Chapters for a joint PDM on a lean interactive topic "8 Wastes" presented by Jim Timmons.

"8 Wastes" One of Taiichi Ohno's "Ten Precepts" to think and act to win is: "Waste is hidden. Do not hide it. Make problems visible". Ohno is the father of the Toyota Production System that is widely used around the world.  A major part of that system is dealing with waste: anything that the customer is not willing to pay for. We must find it and then keep minimizing it until it is eliminated.

This interactive presentation will present the 8 Deadly Lean Wastes and then the attendees, formed into teams, will proceed to identify specific wastes in their companies.  Each attendee will be able to bring a list back to work noting the wastes AND some ideas from fellow attendees about approaching elimination of these wastes.  Always remember and never forget, waste is not just on the factory floor - it is all around you!

Speaker: Jim Timmons, MBA, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD (President, Jim Timmons Consulting) 

Jim has spent over 35 years in industry involved in Materials, Supply Chain and Operations Management. That includes in military, aerospace, textile, printing and medical device manufacturing industries. He has held the positions of Inventory Control, Materials, Manufacturing Manager, VP of Operations, Supply Chain Manager and Supply Chain Director. Jim is now spending his time providing professional education in Production & Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management and Lean Operations as an APICS CPIM certification preparation instructor as well as adjunct professor at the University of New Haven.

Jim has been an APICS member, for over 30 years and active in the New Haven Chapter Board of Directors for 8 years as Treasurer, President and President again after spending three years working in Victor, NY and moving back to CT.

He holds a BS in Economics and MBA from Southern Connecticut State University. Jim is also APICS certified in: CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Manager), CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional), and CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution).

Wednesday Jan 24, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Honeywell Fire Safety 12 Clintonville Road Northford, CT 06472

Registration networking starts: 5:00 PM
Dinner Pizza served upon arrival - Cost $15 / personAnnouncements followed by Presentation: 6:


"8 Wastes" - A Lean Interactive Meeting

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