Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of January 23, 2017.
The impact of the Lean Six Sigma program at UC San Diego is felt throughout the campus. The program has improved a number of processes such as reducing the amount of time to recruit and hire staff, shortening compliance approval processes for recruiting faculty, and reducing cycle time for the job classification process. Partnered with UC San Diego Extension, UC San Diego and the Lean Six Sigma program provides employees the opportunity to gain valuable problem-solving tools and to eliminate steps and activities that don’t add value to a process, ensuring the employee’s skills are being used to the best of their potential.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. trainer Nichole Williams, a University of Mississippi chemical engineering alumna, returned to her alma mater to lead Six Sigma Green Belt Training. As a leader for the Cooper Tire Tupelo facility’s process capability improvement efforts, Williams wanted to help equip and inspire the Ole Miss chemical engineering students for future employment as well as real-world experience.