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Don Bowes

Lean Enterprise Trainer

Profile

Don Bowes has been a project leader for the University at Buffalo Engineering Department’s Center for Industrial Effectiveness since 2001 where his client base has covered a broad scope of healthcare, service and manufacturing organizations.

As a Lean Six Sigma Enterprise trainer and facilitator, Mr. Bowes has delivered instructional training and directed implementation projects in a wide range of areas from Lean Overview and Value Stream Mapping through 5S, Set-Up Reduction, Pull Systems and Kaizen Events.  These tools are also integral components of the efficiency and profit-improvement seminars he conducts, in addition to workshops on Data Driven Performance and Business Management System Enhancement where he draws on his extensive management experience in private industry. This background allows him to bring a strong business performance yet practical approach to all his projects.

As a Lean Six Sigma Enterprise trainer and facilitator, Mr. Bowes has delivered instructional training and directed implementation projects in a wide range of areas

Don also provides training, system development, internal auditing services and procedure-writing assistance on a range of ISO-based Standards including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/TS 16949, OHSAS 18001, ISO/FS 22000, AS9100 and HACCP.

Healthcare industry clients have included Trillium Health Center, St. Mary’s Hospital, The Resource Center, Allied Industries and a variety of healthcare product and equipment manufacturers including Life Technologies, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Buffalo Filter, BOC Edwards and Imaging Dynamics.

 

EXPERIENCE

Key Clients

  • Rich Products Corporation
  • Motorola
  • Castrol
  • Diversified Manufacturing Inc.
  • Simplex Fire Alarm Systems
  • St. Lawrence Cement
  • McGard Inc.
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • Nuttall Gear, Inc.
  • K-Technologies, Inc.
  • Williamsville School District
  • Allied Industries
  • Brook & Whittle
  • FMC

  • Caplugs LLC
  • Rosina Food Products
  • Musashi Auto Parts
  • BOC Edwards
  • British Petroleum
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Multisorb Technologies Inc.
  • Glauber Equipment Co.
  • Graham Corp.
  • Luvata Buffalo
  • Cameron Compression Systems
  • St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Life Technologies
  • Philip Services Corp.

  • S.A. Day Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
  • DuPont
  • Cliffstar Corporation
  • Lake Erie Steel
  • Trillium Health Center
  • Taylor Devices
  • Prestolite Electric Inc.
  • Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics
  • Cobham Mission Systems
  • Rigidized Metals Corp.
  • Resource Center
  • Packstar Industries
  • Ryerson Steel
  • Eastern Applied Research

Education/Memberships

RABQSA Certified Quality Management Systems Auditor
RABQSA Certified Environmental Management Systems Auditor
Certified Food Safety Standards Consultant
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt – University at Buffalo
Lean Master Black Belt Certified
OHSAS 18001 and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Qualified Auditor

Our Team Of Experts

Dean E. Orlando
Lean Enterprise Trainer

Dean has specific specialized skills in our Lean Manufacturing group, with a focus on
business and process re-engineering. Dean is CTM’s leading practitioner in advanced simulation for ...

William (Bill) Neeve
President

President, Lean Subject Matter Specialist, Account Manager and co-founder of Cycle Time Management, Bill has over 25 years experience in lean manufacturing management and training...

Don Bowes
Lean Enterprise Trainer

Don Bowes has been a project leader for the University at Buffalo Engineering
Department’s Center for Industrial Effectiveness since 2001 where his client ...

Jim Bond
Lean Enterprise Trainer

A highly skilled leader and master trainer respected for in-depth expertise in leading team members in achieving production goals and developing employees in a fast paced ...

Paul Hardy, CLBB
Lean Enterprise Trainer

Paul has over twenty-five years direct lean manufacturing experience within the automotive parts remanufacturing and heavy industrial sectors. This experience was gained on ...

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