November 2010 to Present
Sustainable initiatives MC
VP of operations
2011 to 2014
Quality & Continuous Improvement Engineer
July 2009 to October 2010
July 2007 to June 2009
April 2006 to July 2007
Acuity Brands Lighting
1979 to 2006
Acuity Brands Lighting
March 2004 to July 2005
February 1999 to April 2004
January 1990 to November 1999
What company does Jeff Lucas work for?
Jeff Lucas works for NHK Seating
What is Jeff Lucas's role at NHK Seating?
Jeff Lucas is Quality Manager
What industry does Jeff Lucas work in?
Jeff Lucas works in the Automotive industry.
I strongly believe that the long-term success of an organization is directly linked to a continuing focus on engaging and developing employees. I've found this applies in every function I've been a part of, whether in Human Resources, Engineering or Production Management. An excellent business system will include an excellent people system. Employees will take the initiative to make things better. Lean Manufacturing practices will be sustained because they take root and grow. And customers will experience your people system. Investing in a durable, mutually challenging relationship with your people will enable and sustain all other organizational initiatives. Specialties:Changing the culture, building effective teams, establishing disciplined processes, employee engagement, effective communication, metal forming and finishing, production planning and execution.Quality Manager @ Production of automotive seating and Active Headrest units supplying Toyota and Subaru. From November 2010 to Present (5 years) VP of operations @ From 2011 to 2014 (3 years) Quality & Continuous Improvement Engineer @ From July 2009 to October 2010 (1 year 4 months) Production Supervisor @ Tier 1 plastic injection molding and assembly processes. Supervise up to 36 employees represented by the U.A.W. including Q.C. technicians, Process technicians, and Operators. Schedule run plan on presses that range from 75 to 3000 tons. Customers include: Ford, Chrysler, GM and Toyota. From July 2007 to June 2009 (2 years) Production Supervisor @ Production of automotive exhaust systems and components for Ford, Chrysler and GM. Three autonomous production teams organized in the Faurecia Production System (modeled after the Toyota Production System). Tube bending, assembly, laser and conventional welding processes. From April 2006 to July 2007 (1 year 4 months) Area Manager @ Production of high-mix and high-volume light fixtures for the construction industry. From 1979 to 2006 (27 years) Training Supervisor @ Enable manufacturing operations through the design and delivery of knowledge systems. Planning, organizing, scheduling, and leading the training staff; facilitating the strategic plan; ensuring the appropriate and effective implementation of desired interventions to address the specific root cause(s) of human performance gaps. From March 2004 to July 2005 (1 year 5 months) Production Engineer @ Support manufacturing operations. Resolve production issues associated with product design changes, Oracle bill of material coding, and customer requests. Work closely with Product Design and Production staff to launch new product and provide continuous improvement. Support production, quality, and engineering staff with targeted training. Powder coating and assembly production SME. From February 1999 to April 2004 (5 years 3 months) Supervisor @ Assembly, Powder Coating, Warehouse and Logistics, Fabrication and Welding. From January 1990 to November 1999 (9 years 11 months) B.A., Organizational Leadership @ Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis From 1986 to 2003 Crawfordsville HS Jeff Lucas is skilled in: Continuous Improvement, Team Building, 5S, Toyota Production System, Manufacturing, Automotive, Root Cause Analysis, Risk Management, Culture Change, Lean Manufacturing, Quality Management, Supplier Quality, PPAP, Consensus Building, Training Delivery, Injection Molding, Stamping, Powder Coating, Employee Engagement, Kaizen, Kanban, Process Engineering, Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Value Stream Mapping, Product Development, FMEA, APQP, Quality Control, Manufacturing..., Poka Yoke, SMED, DMAIC, TS16949, 8D Problem Solving, Manufacturing..., JIT, Six Sigma, SPC, TPM, ISO, Production Planning, 5 Why, Industrial Engineering, Quality System, DFMEA, Process Capability, TQM
Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
6 year(s), 3 month(s)
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