Imagine two successful business units that have their own independent cultures and practice of lean methodologies suddenly being merged together. Hear about Sandia National Laboratories' lean Journey and how it managed to stay the course in the midst of change. Hear examples of initiatives that were successful in developing a contiguous lean culture as well as areas where the company struggled to get the lean results it wanted.
Gain insights into initiatives that were successful in developing a contiguous lean culture at Sandia National Laboratories, as well as areas where it struggled to get the lean results it wanted to achieve. Attendees will also learn about Sandia's goals for continuing and reinvigorating its lean culture and how it plans to get there.
Sandia National Laboratories is a multimission laboratory managed and operated by National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc., for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness. www.sandia.gov
Amanda Cox is a lean six sigma-certified black belt at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM. She supports the organization’s strategic planning activities and provides lean six sigma consulting services to leaders and staff. Cox received a bachelor’s degree in finance with a minor in psychology from the University of New Mexico and an MBA in operations and marketing from the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico.
Chris Monroe is a lean six sigma black belt at Sandia National Laboratories. She specializes in the services providing leadership development, change management, strategy definition, and training, with strong communications skills and a proven ability to facilitate teamwork and resolve issues. Monroe holds an MBA from New Mexico State University and is a certified black belt.