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Paul Hamacher

Paul Hamacher

Paul’s 30 years of managerial experience includes positions ranging from Supervisor to President and Board of Directors with full profit and loss responsibility. He has overseen all aspects of company operations including Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Manufacturing. Paul’s responsibilities have included multi-site and international experience including customers and suppliers in Asia, Europe, and North America. As a member of executive teams, he has been responsible for the development of corporate strategy and global investments.  He has spearheaded company-wide initiatives to improve product development, process efficiency and productivity.

Paul has three decades of continuous improvement expertise in Lean and Six Sigma. As Director of Lean Six Sigma at Honeywell he managed a portfolio of over 140 Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma projects across global manufacturing and research facilities. His consulting client base spans multiple industries including aerospace, commercial and consumer goods, education, electronics, engineering, financial, food processing, government, healthcare, marketing, marine, mining, veterinary, and warehousing and distribution.

Paul gained most of his practical business experience at Rockwell International, Boeing and Honeywell.  He is a Master in Lean Manufacturing, experienced managerial and Toyota Kata coach, and holds a Retail Supply Chain certification.  In addition to his consulting activities, Paul has been an adjunct professor at Gonzaga University and has served on the Board of Directors of the International Trade Alliance.

Education

Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Master of Business Administration
 
Washington State University
Bachelor of Science, Forestry

Certifications

Master in Lean Six Sigma, Boeing and Honeywell International
Retail Supply Chain Certification, Wal-Mart

 

Board Positions

Zak Designs Board of Directors, Director and Secretary
International Trade Alliance, Board Director

Subject Expertise

Strategic planning, business coaching, business turn-around and recovery, marketing, product development and introduction, management system integration, organizational transformation, continuous improvement (Lean and Six Sigma), supply chain management, project management, and workplace behavior development.