Philip K. Berry

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Philip K. Berry

Lean/Six Sigma/Process Optimization, Quality,
Product Development Process Structure

Executive Summary

  • 28 years of experience in progressively challenging positions in Lean/Six Sigma; Continuous Improvement; Quality; Product Development Processes; Restructuring; Environmental Health and Safety
    • Lean/Six Sigma/ Process Optimization experience (12 years)
    • Quality experience (engineer to global leader; 12 years)
    • Product Development Process Optimization (6 years)
    • Collaborative Problem-Solving Leader willing to dive into unfamiliar environments and fearlessly tackle the challenge/opportunity

Industrial Experience

Aerospace and Fasteners:

  • Acument Global Technologies
  • Textron Fastening Systems (TFS)
  • Lycoming Engine


  • Acument Global Technologies
  • Textron Fastening Systems
  • Collins & Aikman
  • Textron Automotive
  • AlliedSignal (now Honeywell)

Health Care Insurance:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan


  • Textron Industrial Products and Components (11 multifaceted industrial businesses ranging from golf carts to smart bombs)

Truck/Off-Road Vehicle:

  • AlliedSignal Truck Brake Systems


  • Lean/Six Sigma/Process Optimization: Identified more than $40 million in efficiency savings through over 125 facilitated projects. Led teams and facilitated training of more than 500 Change Agents and Green Belts.
  • Quality: Achieved “highest level of delivered quality in the history of the business”. 65% improvement in external PPM; 61% reduction in recurring customer complaints. Global Leader of Quality for a $1.8 billion TFS organization with 56 plants. spanning 17 countries and 4 continents (30 direct and 400 indirect reports).
  • Product Development Process: Via internal consultant role achieved with Division Presidents and their appointed teams (11 industrial businesses) a customized seven phase, seven gate product development process structure.