ON DEMAND WEBINAR /Wednesday, June 6, 2018/11:00 AM — 12:00 PM CDT

Leveraging OEE to Boost Plant Efficiency

Speakers

Bruce Williams
Speaker
Bruce Williams
Director of Operational Excellence
Barry-Wehmiller
Madinah Allen
Speaker
Madinah Allen
Head Coach, FSO Institute, Former Senior Director of Corporate Engineering and Technology
Snyder’s-Lance, Inc.
Joyce Fassl
Moderator
Joyce Fassl
Editor-in-Chief
ProFood World

OEE can bring great value to CPG companies, from minimizing the needs for stops to optimizing labor use to reducing the likelihood of quality variation. Learn how leaders at the FSO Institute and Barry-Wehmiller have improved performance of processing and packaging lines by using industry best practices and tools from PMMI’s OpX Leadership Network–including an OEE Calculator.

Speakers will share a Case Study on how they used the calculator which is free to all CPG and supplier companies as a means for unifying internal stakeholders around identification and prioritization of improvement efforts as well as:
• Set target performances for processing and packaging lines
• Estimate labor needs and costs
• Uncover savings through baseline performance

Speaker Bios:

Bruce Williams, Director of Operational Excellence

Bruce Williams is currently Director of Operational Excellence for Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems. In that role, he is accountable to drive broad performance improvement across B-W Packaging Systems’ 37 global sites, by way of their Lean approach that Barry-Wehmiller calls L3; the Living Legacy of Leadership.

Bruce brings over 40 years of manufacturing operations leadership and performance improvement experience in chemical, food & beverage, plastics, and OEM equipment manufacturing. He has led multiple Lean implementations in diverse businesses, and has executed many performance improvement initiatives at both the tactical and strategic level.

Bruce has a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri, and he and his wife Theresa have five children and reside in St. Louis. In his spare time, he restores antique automobiles and researches the history of the auto industry.

Madinah Allen, Former Sr. Director, Corporate Engineering and Technology

Madinah Allen is serving as Head Coach – CapEx for the FSO Institute. In Madinah’s most recent role as Sr. Director of Corporate Engineering and Technology for Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. she developed corporate structure and governance for engineering and technology across the company to include transformational change to capital planning, project management and execution, talent acquisition and development. She was responsible for comprehensive asset management of fixed assets totaling $745+MM providing technical leadership, direction and counsel to R&D, Marketing, Commercialization and other key leadership functions. Madinah has held leadership roles with leading manufacturers including ConAgra Foods, PepsiCo-Tropicana, and Procter & Gamble.

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