Transform to a Lean Culture - Master Sensei & Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Lean Cons

BESCORP has assembled a team of highly skilled personnel to mentor Executive Leadership, Middle Management, Front-line Supervision, Change Agents, and improvement teams in the application of improvement tools, systems, principles, and behaviors to AEP value streams, processes, and culture. Our people are not academics, but actual practitioners who earned their stripes through years of hands-on learning experiences leading transformation efforts. In other words, they’ve walked in your shoes and know what it’s like to run a business and improve the operation of that business at the same time.

BESCORP practitioners include the strategically focused Master Sensei; deployment focused Senior Sensei, and tactically focused Sensei.

Master Sensei

The strategically focused Master Sensei conducts Executive Planning Sessions, mentors and facilitates Hoshin Kanri deployment and execution processes, performs Plant Diagnostics and Maturity Assessment Processes, assists in the development of “enterprise” deployment plans, mentors Executive Leadership through implementation and cultural issues, and maintains control of intellectual property / training materials for quality and consistency. Minimum qualifications include:

At least five years’ experience as a Product Line or Plant Manager with “profit and loss” responsibility at a large, multi-site organization undergoing a full-scale Lean transformation.

  • At least two years practical experience as a Lean Deployment Office Manager in a large organization undergoing a full-scale Lean transformation.
  • Minimum of twenty years practical experience planning, leading, and managing successful Lean implementation efforts in at least five large-scale, multi-site organizations with populations of more than 20,000 people.
  • First Generation Toyota Lineage: A minimum of five years tutoring in the tools, systems, principles, and behaviors of Lean within Toyota facilities or by Shingijutsu Consulting of Japan.
  • Certified Advanced Lean Master
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
  • Certified Examiner for North American Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence
  • BS in Engineering, Operations Management, or Industrial Engineering

Meet Mike Wall, Master Sensei and BESCORP President

Senior Sensei

The deployment focused Senior Sensei is primarily concerned with the standard application and continuous improvement of the deployment system across multiple sites and supporting / coordinating total implementation requirements, dissemination of “best practices” and “lessons learned”, mentoring Plant Managers and staff through cultural challenges, development of Value Stream Transformation Plans, and the programmatic elements of a successful transformation such as communications campaigns, systems development and integration, and benefits capture. Minimum qualifications include:

At least two years practical experience as a Lean Deployment Office Manager at a large, multi-site organization undergoing a full-scale Lean conversion.

  • At least fifteen years practical experience planning, leading, and managing successful Lean implementation efforts in at least three large-scale, multi-site organizations with populations of more than 10,000 people.
  • First Generation Toyota Lineage: A minimum of three years tutoring in the tools, systems, and principles of Lean within Toyota facilities or by Shingijutsu Consulting of Japan.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
  • BS in Engineering, Operations Management, or Industrial Engineering

Meet Senior Sensei Dennis Kelley.

Sensei

The tactically focused Sensei mentors and facilitates implementation activities such as Kaizen Events, Structured Problem Solving Teams, and Idea Generation Sessions, mentors team participants at all levels in the application, development, and improvement of the Lean Thinking Foundation (6S / Visual Workplace, Flow, Standard Work, Pull), institutionalizing daily management practices associated with the Foundation, and addresses individual plant developmental plans as defined in the Maturity Assessment Process. Minimum qualifications include:

At least two years practical experience as a Lean Deployment Office Manager at a large, multi-site organization undergoing a full-scale Lean conversion.

  • At least ten years practical experience planning, leading, and managing successful Lean implementation efforts in at least three large-scale, multi-site organizations with populations of more than 10,000 people.
  • First Generation Toyota Lineage: A minimum of three years tutoring in the tools, systems, and principles of Lean within Toyota facilities or by Shingijutsu Consulting of Japan.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • BS in Engineering, Operations Management, or Industrial Engineering.

 Meet Sensei Delbert Logsdon and John Ortleb.