Delphi Technologies 
Intermediate level

Hoshin kanri

Realizing impact through strategic relevance


Practitioner Presentation



Learn how to leverage your soft skills to demonstrate the strategic relevance of your personal business function by aligning it to the business strategies and transforming the resultant initiatives into agile, tactical actions.


Discover how this method is used successfully by multiple types of organizations. Gain insights into how to create a small working sample relevant to your unique business environment. Managers will see how they can visualize, articulate and execute a plan to meet their functional goals and objectives via hoshin kanri.


Delphi Technologies is a global leader in the development, design, and manufacture of vehicle propulsion systems and advanced aftermarket solutions for passenger cars and commercial vehicles; gasoline, diesel, hybrids, and electrics.

Presenter: Jd Marhevkho

Jd Marhevko is Delphi Technologies global VP of quality and warranty. Prior, she was VP of operations – Americas for SAF Holland and SVP of quality, lean and EHS for Accuride. Marhevko is an ASQ Fellow, Shainin Medalist, CMQ/OE, CQE, CSSBB and MBB. She is also an ASQ certified trainer, STEP Ahead awardee, and in 2018, was recognized by Crain's as a Notable Woman in Manufacturing. She is a past-chair of the ASQ QMD and supports several ASQ divisions in a variety of capacities. She has co-authored several books and articles on lean and quality systems; most notably, Accuride Corporation's "Lean Management 50-50-20."