Steven W. Hoover

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Steven W. Hoover
Senior Member

Lean Enterprise, Six Sigma
and Process Optimization

Executive Summary

  • 21 years experience in Industrial and Manufacturing Environments;
  • Lean Manufacturing Master Sensei Boeing Commercial Airplane Group;
  • LSS Senior Project Manager Hawker Beechcraft
  • Senior Master Black Belt George Group Consulting
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Contractor
  • Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma Expert Deployments (17years )
  • Management and Industrial Engineering experience (21years)

Industrial Experience

Aerospace:

  • Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
  • Hawker Beechcraft
  • Cessna Aircraft

Automotive:

  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Toyota Manufacturing
  • Eaton Industrial Mfg

High Speed Mfg:

  • Owens-Illinois Bottling Company

Food:

  • General Mills
  • ConAgra Foods

Electronics:

  • LG Electronics
  • L-3 Communications

Trucking:

  • Swift Truck Lines

Government:

  • US Army FORSCOM
  • NavAir
  • US Coastguard
  • Army LSS Pentagon
  • FAA Headquarters-DC

Results


  • Main Achievements:
    • Project leadership
    • Waste reduction and project cost savings
    • Plant Management

  • Increasing ROCE from 12% to 18% (Mannesmann Präzisrohr - Salzgitter)

  • Savings in Purchasing: over 1 Million € (Toyota Deutschland GmbH)

  • Reduced and streamlined processes F and reporting in Group Finance. Fast close reduced by 5 working days (DZ BANK AG)

  • Facilitator experience in conducting trainings workshops; kaizen; and projects.

  • Project leadership in many projects (over 30 companies)

  • Successfully implemented Lean Six Sigma / Lean Management (20 companies)