LEGOS for Lean Manufacturing

Presented by

VMA’s Operational Excellence Division(OpEx)

Join us for a hands-on workshop that guides participants from a traditional manufacturing environment to a Lean, world-class enterprise.  By introducing and implementing Lean principles, your company can improve efficiencies, reduce waste, increase profitability, and provide customers with high quality products at competitive prices.  The end results are well worth your investment.

The advantage of using a simulation process, a tried and tested learning principle, can dramatically shorten the learning curve for many organizations and their employees.

 Who Should Attend

Company representatives in lower to middle management and senior operators interested in learning and taking back processes that will:

  • Reduce their inventory
  • Improve overall quality
  • Improve on time delivery performance
  • Lowering manufacturing costs

Date: April 7, 2020

Time: 7:45 AM Sign In;  Program begins: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Marriott Courtyard, 1605 Richard Petty Blvd., Daytona Beach 32114

Cost:    $155.00    Continental Breakfast and Lunch included

 Seats are Limited:  17  Maximum

 Payment Must Be Made with Registration

This Workshop brought to by Julie Song, FL Business & Manufacturing Solutions

It will be taught by Paula Heiret, Command Medical Products

FL Business & Manufacturing Solutions

Experts in assisting manufacturing and high-tech companies through all stages of various certifications and recertification processes including ISO and AS Quality Management Systems and ITAR formal implementation programs. From the sales/marketing process through delivery of your company's product, they formulate and execute a customized program specific to your company's business plan. Their core team of continuous improvement professionals specializes in LEAN manufacturing processes with proven sales, predictions, quality and delivery results.

Paula Heiret, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, CQA

Most recently the Director of Operational Excellence – Florida and Nicaragua for Command Medical Products, Inc. (CMP) based in Ormond Beach, FL.  In this role, Paula was responsible for production execution, inventory control and management, logistics, purchasing, planning and company wide operational excellence.     Prior to this position, Paula was the Continuous Improvement Manager responsible for initiating and contributing to all continuous improvement activities consistent with Lean and Six Sigma.  Paula has recently accepted the position of Director of Operational Excellence for CMP where her sole focus will be driving company wide operational excellence for both the Florida and Nicaragua facilities.  Paula is a professional facilitator, trainer and leader in Lean concepts and methodologies and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification and is a certified ASQ CQA.

Paula has experience in workforce development, organizational development for 1400 employees, customer focused teams, supplier management systems and streamlining manufacturing processes resulting in cost, labor, inventory and work-in-process reductions.

Before joining Command Medical Products in 2011, Paula worked for the Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Florida MEP) as a Project Manager responsible for helping various manufacturers transform their business from a traditional operation to a world class organization using lean techniques.  Prior to Florida MEP, Paula spent 12 years in electronics manufacturing for commercial and defense aerospace applications where she held highly responsible positions in Operations including Production Planning, Operations Management, Operational Excellence and Supply Chain.

Paula Heiret holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.

Please RSVP for the workshop by noon, April 3, 2020. For more information call Jayne Fifer at 386.212.4003. [email protected] 

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