Make plans to attend:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017



Meet Our Speakers


Bob Knoth

Philips Lighting

Bob Knoth is the Lamp Production Leader at Philips Lighting. He drives Lean implementation and is the lead for its TPM program. He has benchmarked TPM programs around the world and has a BS degree in Applied Math from the University of Maine and an MBA from Kansas Wesleyan University.


Serenity Johnson

Salina Regional Health Center

Serenity Johnson has years of change management and Lean Six Sigma experience in healthcare. She is a certified LSS Black Belt and a Green Belt instructor and coach. Serenity focuses on improving patient care. She graduated from Bethany College and has an MBA from Kansas Wesleyan University.


Manufacturing – Day at a Glance


MC 9:00 AM

  – Understand the eight forms of waste and their impact on flow Black & Veatch


MC 10:00 AM

  – Reduce variation
  – Remove activities that don’t add value
  – Improve customer satisfaction Serenity Johnson


MC 11:00 AM

  – Total Productive Maintenance basics
  – Maintain and improve systems Bob Knoth


MC 1:30 PM

  – Develop the culture to implement the A3 system Serenity Johnson


MC 2:00 PM

  – Tools for production and quality systems to add value to an organization Bob Knoth


MC 2:30 PM

  – Manufacturing Career Path Q&A


MC 3:00 PM

  – Apply TPM tools and systems at your site Bob Knoth


MC 3:30 PM

  – Today’s ideas for TPM/Lean manufacturing



Address : Paul Hedlund
                  KLEAN Coordinator
                  Kansas Wesleyan University
                 100 E. Claflin Ave. Box 46
                 Salina, KS 67401

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Phone :    785-827-5541 Ext. 2218