Operational Excellence: Engaging the Workforce to Drive Performance

Tue. January 30| 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM | B404

Registration Fee: $150

This session will take a look at the manufacturing strategies being embraced by leading companies and how these strategies help companies build a framework for systems of operational
excellence. Manufacturers benefit from methods and tools that can be used to take costs out, drive quality improvements and eliminate waste, with a mindset of continuous improvement. Companies who embrace these strategies understand that operational excellence can only be achieved and sustained with the right mindset and competencies. Workshop attendees will learn how workforce management strategies and technology trends can deliver value, cost savings and productivity improvements in their organizations. Presenters will use their real-world experiences in the food processing industry to inform and engage attendees interested in taking their operations to the next level.

Cost: $150

Track: IPPE Fee Based Educational Programs

Handout(s): Description and Agenda

Educational Partner


Bowden, Donald (Donnie)
Bowden, Donald (Donnie) Plant Manager, Ecolab | Role:
Callander, Barb
Callander, Barb VP Operations Excellence, Six Sigma & Learning, Maple Leaf Foods | Role:
Fitzpatrick, Kevin
Fitzpatrick, Kevin Senior Vice President, EFESCO Consulting, Inc. | Role: