Robert Burke

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Mr. Burke has over 25 years experience in many manufacturing environments, which include defense, automotive, pharmaceuticals, packaging goods, electronics, medical device, printed circuit boards, metal converting, railroad, and equipment manufacturers.


Bob holds a B.S. in Business Administration, is a certified CPIM from the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, a Certified Lean Sensei and holds an ISO 9000 Assessor certificate.

Management positions

He has held positions ranging from, Materials Director, to Production and Inventory Control Manager, to Master Planner to Machinist.


Bob provides training and implementation methods in areas of Lean Manufacturing, Pharmacovigilance, Supply Chain Management, Kanban, MRPII, Work Cell Development, Synchronous Manufacturing, Flow Manufacturing, Kaizen, Vendor Managed Inventory, Logistics Planning, Supplier Certification, Theory of Constraints, and Quick Changeover (SMED).


Mr. Burke has co-authored many of articles published in PharmaChem Magazine (An international Pharma Journal) on the subject of Lean operations and one article published in the AME’s Target magazine.


He has presented on many Lean topics to the IIE conferences since 2003, the AME national conference since 2002, the ASQ Quality Expo since 2004 and APICS since 2005.

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