Leadership Role in a Lean Transformation
The importance of top management’s participation in transforming to an excellence culture
Understand how to engage the management team to lead the improvement journey instead of just delegating tasks
Former Vice-president of Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing of America
She will share her experience growing from supervisor until vice president level within Toyota and the leader’s role to shape a lean culture.
She began her career as manufacturing supervisor, eventually achieving vice president of Manufacturing during her 22 years with the company.
Cheryl was named as one of the Top 100 Women in the Automotive Industry. She led Toyota North American Women’s Leadership initiatives for Toyota,.
Cheryl Jones has experience in both manufacturing and administration within Toyota having served as vice president of Toyota Engineering and Manufacturing of America (TEMA).
Her extensive knowledge of the Toyota Production System knowledge encompasses final vehicle assembly, robotic processes and parts delivery from supplier to vehicle assembly.
Why to participate?
Who should attend?
This workshop is addressed to leadership members from companies in the lean journey that want to learn and reflect on how to effectively manage the culture development
12 November – Budapest, Hungary
14 November – Bucharest, Romania
Learn the concepts from real examples and trainer’s experience
Share experiences with managers from different industries
Concepts will be discussed with examples and open exercises
9:00 AM Lean principles and practices
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Roles and responsibilities of each level.
11:45 AM Mutual trust between employee & company in a lean environment
12:45 PM Lunch (45 min)
1:30 PM Top management duties: Coaching & involvement in problem solving, standard work, gemba activity
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Role of Team Leader
4:15 PM Individual coaching to develop a plan for path forward
5:00 PM Closing the seminar – Questions and Answer