Continuous Improvement/Six Sigma Manager, Six Sigma Black Belt, SME Lean SILVER Certified, and a Certified Shingo Institute Workshop Facilitator.
Dave has spent over 25 years in various manufacturing industries including software, hardware, wire & cable, metal machining/assembly and promotional products. He has held progressive positions in manufacturing, engineering, quality, operations management and staff leadership positions. His initial lean exposure was in 1988 with a set-up reduction effort yielding an 85% improvement and has been a student of TPS ever since. In addition to being Lean Certified, Dave has experience driving ISO9001 implementations and was a RAB certified lead auditor and mgmt rep in two companies. He has a Black Belt in Six Sigma and has held ASQ certifications as CQE and CQM/OE. He has also been an instructor for ASQ delivering the CQE/QEIT Exam Refresher Course for several ASQ chapters. Dave is CPIM certified since 1986 and has been teaching all APICS CPIM Review Course modules since 1987 for several APICS chapters and local colleges. Dave holds a BS Degree in Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Dave can be reached by phone at (603) 289-4111 or email him at DWesche@gbmp.org