Today on the podcast, I’m talking with John Thacker Jr. who has two decades of experience working in supply chain including managing factories, regional distribution centers, tier one automotive equipment, manufacturing, building trades, food, pharma and consumer goods. John is also the co-host of A Quality Podcast.
In this episode, John talks about the importance of Operational Excellence and how companies can move toward a more Lean environment that focuses on value and a healthy environment for workers.
What You’ll Learn This Episode:
How A Quality Podcast started
John’s experience with Lean Six Sigma Operational Excellence
The benefits of Operational Excellence for companies
Understanding what’s valuable
Why companies need to focus on workers feeling respected and safe
Challenges for companies moving toward Operational Excellence
John’s favorite part about helping companies and people improve
About the Guest:
John Thacker Jr. has two decades of experience working in supply chain, including managing factories, regional distribution centers, Tier 1 automotive, heavy equipment manufacturing, building trades, food, Pharma, and consumer goods. John is also a host of A Quality Podcast alongside Jake Harrell.
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