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Linking Lean Systems and Strategic Plans

Accuride Corporation
Aligning and Executing Lean with Corporate Strategy


Applied successfully at Accuride, winner of four AME Excellence Awards, Hoshi Kanri is being utilized by organizations in many different industry sectors.  In this interactive presentation, attendees will learn how to develop an aligned Lean Systems strategy by transforming business strategies into tactical action plans. They will see how they can visualize, articulate and execute a plan to meet goals and objectives via Hoshin Kanri and supporting system tools. They will also have the opportunity to create and take home working samples relevant to their own work environment.


JD Marhevko, VP QLMS/EHS

JD is Accuride's VP of Quality, Lean and EHS. She is an ASQ Fellow, Shainin Medalist, STEP Ahead Awardee, CMQ/OE, CQE, CSSBB, MBB and MBNQA senior assessor and ASQ Certified Trainer. JD holds a BSE and MSA and has over 25 years of Operations and Lean/Six Sigma experience. She is a Past-Chair of the ASQ QMD and supports several ASQ divisions in a variety of capacities.

Rating: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced