Doug Lachance, LSSBB

Doug is a Senior Lean Management Consultant and Trainer. He has been an agent of change for more than two decades, helping clients transform their organizations into effective lean enterprises.

Doug studied lean principles extensively with Isuzu in Japan and was pivotal in developing McCain Food’s popular 6S for Success (5S + 1Safety) Visual Factory program, a global initiative to implement the same look and feel at all 52 manufacturing sites worldwide.

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Doug is an expert in facilitating Kaizen events by translating complex methodologies into clear, understandable and actionable steps. Collaborative problem solver who uses Lean Six Sigma, process improvement, project management and training strengths to foster a culture of Continuous Improvement. An SBTI Certified

 Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He has applied Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to improve organizational performance and processes, with specific experience spanning several process improvements; defect and cost reduction; management consulting and change management projects.

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Professional Certifications

  • Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt SBTI
  • Project Management Certificate IIL
  • Kaizen Specialist Certification Isuzu
  • Lean Thinking Applied to Service ASQ
  • Lean Certification AME, CME, Shingo
  • Toyota 8D RRCA Toyota University
  • ACE Practitioner and Assessor (TPM, SMED, 5S, etc.) United Technologies
  • Value Stream Mapping, Manufacturing/Business & Mixed Model/Shared Resources Duggan & Ass.
  • Leading Lean Transformation Projects UTC
  • Relentless Root Cause Analysis Business Process, Engineering & Operations UTC

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