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Steve Capuano

Steve Capuano

Steve is known in the manufacturing community for his experience in facilitating, consulting, coaching, and training companies to success. He has an award-winning record of operational excellence.

Through 20 years of military service, Steve has vast leadership experience spanning from service as an enlisted soldier, to Company Commander and Staff Officer. His experience in the manufacturing and operations world also spans from machine operator, supervisor, Manufacturing Coach, Production Manager, Plant Operations Superintendent, and Lean Enterprise Manager. Steve has successfully and profitably implemented Lean principles and practices at Cargill Inc., Taylor Made Products, Sealy Mattress, and Cadet Manufacturing. This unique and broad leadership and group dynamic experience allows Steve to be perfectly suited to teach, coach, and facilitate from the top floor to the shop floor.

Education

Trained by Lean experts at MIT, the AME, the Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership, and the global LeanSigma consulting firm, TBM.

Six Sigma Green Belt through Kaplan University

Bachelor of Professional Studies program in Organizational Management at Nyack College

Subject Expertise

  • Toyota Kata
  • Lean Culture Development in both Manufacturing & Office environments
  • Process Design and Process Improvement
  • Problem Solving
  • Six Sigma principles
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Standardized Work, 5S, Kaizen methodologies, Kanban
  • O.E.E., S.M.E.D., T.P.M.,
  • Visual Management Systems,
  • D.F.M.A.
  • Lean New Product Development
  • Leadership Development and Mentoring
  • Safety & Ergonomics