·Tom is an accomplished manufacturing operations executive with broad experience investor value in
medical device, imaging, and industrial markets.
·He has a passion for building teams and accomplishing significant initiatives.
·Lean and 6 Sigma methods are at the core of his many achievements.
·Tom has a high-energy, hands-on leadership style.Manufacturing Settings
·Medical products: Class I & II medical devices and imaging under FDA cGMP & ISO 13485 guidance
·Industrial products:Electronics, injection molding, sensors, instrumentation, and control systems
·Startup, growth, turnaround, & consolidation in single and multi-plant settings, domestic & offshore
·Product commercialization, supply line development, manufacturing capability start-up
·High volume automated, low volume – high mix, and custom engineer-to-order productsCompetencies
·Experience:Twenty years of leadership growth in manufacturing, operations, and engineering
·Continuous Improvement:Change agent for business-wide 6 Sigma & Lean processes
·Materials:ERP/MRP systems, purchasing/sourcing, inventory, forecasting. APICS certified
·Business:Manufacturing, operations, product design, HR, IT, customer service, finance/P&L
·Style:Engaging, high energy, collaborative.Able to build teams & processes organization-wideRepeatable Results
·Built medical plant & processes for SmartPill yielding 45% profit & 40% inventory improvements
·Converted Danaher $30M medical factory to lean, yielding 30% lead-time & 25% productivity
·Took a $20M 3M molding business from “at-risk” to “key supplier” status via 6 sigma/lean methods
·Doubled molding revenue in two years while improving delivery to 99% via lean techniques
·Led operations portion ofa $30M turnaround for Philips Medical X-Ray manufacturing division
·Industry Week Best Plant Award winner for lean improvements at ABB Process Automation
Education & Development
M.B.A- Xavier UniversityB.S.E.E. - Western Michigan University
Lean MBB and Six Sigma Trained APICS CPIM Certified