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Sept 2017 Dinner Meeting: The Eight Wastes, An Interactive Presentation!

September 25, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Chelo's of Cranston
1275 Reservoir Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

One of Taiichi Ohno’s “Ten Precepts" to think and act to win is: “Waste is hidden. Do not hide it. Make problems visible”.  Ohno is the father of the Toyota Production System that is widely used around the world.  A major part of that system is dealing with waste: anything that the customer is not paying for.  We must find it and then keep minimizing it until it is eliminated.

This interactive presentation [Do not come expecting to just eat, sit and listen!] will present the 8 Deadly Lean Wastes and then the attendees, formed into teams, will proceed to identify specific wastes in their companies.  Each attendee will be able to bring a list back to work noting the wastes AND some ideas from fellow attendees about approaching elimination of these wastes.  Always remember and never forget, waste is not just on the factory floor – it’s all around you!

The Presenter:
Anthony "Z" Zampello, CIRM CPIM CSCP  

Following a long career in manufacturing management, Tony now serves as a consultant, educator, and trainer to the operations and materials management profession across many industries. He's been involved for over thirty years in a broad range of industries, product types, and market environments. He has held senior management positions with Engelhard, Hasbro, Swarovski Jewelry, Wm. E. Wright, Robert Allen Design and Schroff, and has consulted with Vermont Castings, Rolls Royce, Avon, Rockwell, DTC Communications, Whitcraft, Plexus, Axsys, Arris, AstraZeneca and Tiffany among others.
During his long tenure in industry, Tony has managed a wide range of initiatives, including S&OP and ERP implementations, lead time reduction projects, offshore sourcing efforts, reorganization of materials management organizations, project management, and inventory reduction programs. His years of experience give him a broad perspective in his consulting and teaching work in the United States, Mexico, and Great Britain.

Tony has been active in APICS for almost thirty years, and holds the following certifications:

  • Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)   
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)    
  • Integrated Resources Management (CIRM)  

He is considered an industry expert in certification exam preparation in these areas.  Tony has been utilized by various APICS chapters, conducted training sessions for major APICS corporate accounts and developed his own fast track approach to training. 

As a speaker, Tony has appeared at the APICS International Conference, and many Chapter engagements.
He has held various leadership positions in APICS, including Northeast District Director [2009 and 2010], VP Region 1, Finance Committee Member, International Board of Directors, and President of the Providence Chapter, New Bedford, and Monadnock Chapters. In addition, Tony has taught as an adjunct professor at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and teaches Operations Management at Bentley University as an adjunct lecturer.

He holds an Associates Degree in Applied Science from Union County Technical Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Seton Hall University. 

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