Lean Leadership + Lean Processes = Business Results
With a revenue growth rate of over 15% per year for 15 years, Systems Control would not have been able to thrive and grow without a dedication to Lean systems. Like many others, the company started on its Lean journey by focusing on tools such as value stream mapping, standard work and kaizen events. Hear how in order to sustain improvements and move to a new level, Systems Control implemented a Lean management system and how several years into the journey, practical problem solving, leader standard work, daily management and strategy deployment were added.
Jon Harry, Vice President of Operational Excellence
Jon Harry is Vice President of Operational Excellence at Systems Control. He started at Systems Control in 1993 and has been responsible for the ongoing deployment of lean since 2002. He participated in an eight company consortium from 2009-2012 that worked directly with Dr. James Womack and Dave LaHote of the Lean Enterprise Institute to study and experiment with lean management systems. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from Lake Superior State University.
Rating: Intermediate, Advanced