Kaizen (or commonly referred to as Value-Add Kaizen) is a problem solving tool used for process improvement by identifying if an activity (which is part of a process flow) is Value Add (VA) or Non-Value Add (NVA), then take steps to either remove or reduce these NVA activities. As these NVA activities are eliminated, the […]
About Mario FariaMr. Mario Faria is Vice President - Americas for MAX I.E.G., has 15 years experience in the semiconductors industry with broad technical and operations background and in-depth understanding of semiconductor technology and application use. Previously he was a Project Manager for MAX working in NPI and Operational Efficiency projects for the Semiconductors, LEDs, and Solar industries in the US, the Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia. Mario started his career as a Test Engineer for IBM Microelectronics in Burlington, VT. He has progressively increased his leadership with Texas Instruments and ITT Corporation as a Product Engineer and Project Manager where he shepherd products from design to production. Mario is now responsible for operations management and business development for the Americas region, including the US, Canada, and Latin America. Mr. Faria holds a BSEE and MSEE from the Florida State University and an Executive MBA from The Warrington School of Business at the University of Florida. You can connect with Mario on LinkedIn here.
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Using the Lean Kaizen Method to Unlock Great Potential
Contributed by Mario Faria on May 31, 2016 in Operations & Supply Chain