Many things are changing for Rhode Island manufacturing companies in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic: new processes, new systems, new ways of working together. One “old” system can help workers adopt new behaviors faster and more consistently — LEAN Manufacturing.
In this webinar series, learn how the 5S Lean framework can help your team be safer and more productive during COVID-19 and beyond.
Polaris MEP Project Manager Ted Kennedy has 35 years of experience within Operations and Engineering in the metalworking, toy manufacturing, and automotive manufacturing industries. He is a Lean leader with expertise in streamlining manufacturing, warehouse/distribution, retail packaging, and office processes. As a Lean Champion at Stoneridge,Ted created plant layouts for new 30,000 Sq. Ft. and 120,000 Sq. Ft. buildings and modified building layouts on three other facilities consolidating manufacturing and warehouse space by 30% to 40% using Lean tools. He also helped design a bar code system for use in manufacturing and shipping which was in use for over 15 years.Ted has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Rhode Island and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.