Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Presented By:

Ellen Sieminski

Session Abstract:

An overview and discussion of talent development through a lean program that aims to engage every associate in problem-solving.

Learning Objectives: 

In this session you will learn …

  • Lessons learned on a 6-year lean journey
  • How Littelfuse is creating a team-based, problem-solving culture
  • The structure of the Littelfuse enterprise lean six sigma program, including training and certification
  • How Littelfuse seeks to engage our associates in making data-driven decisions

About the Facilitator:

Ellen Sieminski has worked in manufacturing for 17 years, and currently serves as a global lean coach and mentor at Littelfuse, Inc.  Ellen creates and conducts training on various lean topics, facilitates kaizen blitz events, and delivers team-building training as part of her efforts to bring empowered work teams to the office as well as to the manufacturing floor.  She volunteers extensively with the Association for Manufacturing Excellence.  Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.