Problem Solver

Brian Locke

Areas Brian Locke is Knowledgeable in:

Knowledgeable in a wide variety of manufacturing processes. Particularly interested and experience in high mix environments, as well as custom and made-to-order manufacturing.

Brian Locke's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. Lean
  2. Lean manufacturing
  3. Process improvement
  4. Business process improvement
  5. Creating flow and pull
  6. Factory layout
  7. Facility move and planning

Brian Locke's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. - Acquired and managed build-out of additional facility space that increased manufacturing square footage by 50%.
    - Designed and implemented new expanded production department which increased capacity by 100%
    - Redesigned layout for production line to support a rebalanced flow that increased throughput by 30%
    - Developed, implemented and managed the company wide 5S audit system that includes bi-weekly audits and kaizen blitzes of key workstations
    - Led a project to re-engineer four core production lines using Lean manufacturing principles, resulting in productivity improvements ranging from 15 to 30%