Jason Burt from EHIIP Consulting discusses the issues that arise when companies are challenged by growth. Lean Manufacturing is a methodology to help organizations create a self-sustaining, continuous improvement culture that addresses immediate issues and enables the resolution of future strategic initiatives surrounding growth, including maintaining quality, managing the labor expense, controlling COGS, and overcoming the push-back to change so that growth actually results in greater profitability, not just more revenue that yields equal or less bottom-line profit. Lew and Tim discuss real-world examples with Jason, whether the company has 10 employees or vastly more people on staff.
Episode 290: The Value and Benefits of Implementing Lean Manufacturing
Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.
Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.
Jason Burt works with business leaders to take a holistic view of their company and use the lean manufacturing strategy developed by Toyota to drive growth, profitability, quality, and any key performance indicators (KPIs) that a company needs to succeed.
Jason had the amazing opportunity to receive coaching and mentorship from Toyota on lean principles for over 19 years, and has continued to learn as a business owner. His career has progressed through many functional areas; operations management, supply management, distribution, logistics, dealerships, engineering, and quality in both commercial and healthcare markets while working for large organizations. In each of these areas, he was able to show high-level results to the business through a balanced strategic focus with a “hands on” day-to-day approach.
Since venturing into the entrepreneurial world, Jason has had the opportunity to work with many fascinating companies and to help them achieve new potential in terms of business strategy and culture development. Jason’s consultant business Evolve Holdings is focused on Investing In Potential. They believe potential is found in leaders, businesses, products, cultures, industries, and places we haven’t even been looking yet.