Robert Paquin

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Mr. Paquin has over Thirty-five years of experience in operations, engineering, materials management, advanced manufacturing technology, program management, and quality assurance, implementing continuous process improvements in total productivity and supply chain management.

He has designed (including training/certification) and implemented belting programs for many clients providing the design, training and implementation Continuous Improvement, Lean and 6-sigma strategies throughout their enterprise.

Areas of engagement include:  Engineering/Manufacturing Value Analysis (E/MVA,DTUPC, PDQA, DFMA etc), Risk Analysis/ Recovery (FMEA), Kaizen events, ERP/MRP selection/ implementation, manufacturing and facility rationalization, team building, problem solving techniques, key performance indicators (KPI, MEI), ABC/M, value stream mapping (VSM) and analysis (VA/NVA), OEE, 5S, SMED, TPM, maintenance management (CMMS), KanBan, vendor managed inventory(VMI), supplier certification, warehouse logistics, demand flow, synchronous manufacturing, and new (high speed) product development.

Bob is a degreed Industrial Engineer and a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, a past chapter president and current member of the IIE operations research, engineering & systems management, and consulting SIGs. He is also a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the Program Management Institute.  He is the founder and past chairman or the IIE Simulation Software Show (SimSol).

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