Greg Lehr – Continuous Improvement and Sourcing Expert
has over 30 years’ experience with fortune 100 corporations, privately held businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups. He has extensive experience in manufacturing, transformation of operations, sourcing, and Mexico. He also in-depth knowledge in Lean, logistics, warehousing, engineering, and international operations. Greg has manufactured toys, glass tile, sprinklers, pool pumps, nuclear missiles, and Barbie dolls. He believes that companies and products may be different, but the problem-solving tools and methodologies are the same!
Greg started his career in GE’s Manufacturing Management Program and continued with his career progression in various cross-functional areas, including international supply chain development, and C-Level leadership. He has a proven track record of project management, deploying strategic initiatives, and the Maquiladora industry.
Greg’s consistent accomplishments include inventory reduction, improvements in on-time delivery, implementation of initiatives, employee development and cost reduction. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Virginia Tech. He often jokes that being an engineer is a “chronic condition” rather than a career choice and has resulted in an obsession with continuous improvement.
Strategy Realized – The Business Hierarchy of Needs
- Strategy and Its Implementation Presentation – International Association of Strategic Planners
- Manage Self – Lead Others Podcast with Nina Sunday and Jim Gitney
- Podcast: Applying the Business Hierarchy of Needs® to Increase Employee Engagement with Jim Gitney
- Podcast: How to avoid common mistakes with your business strategy, with author Jim Gitney
- The Engagement Dilemma with the Post Pandemic Workforce
- Implementing Strategy in a Post Pandemic Environment
- Turning Strategy Into Results Podcast with Jim Gitney and Diane Helbig
- Engage Employees on One Most Important Goal
- Case Study: Application of the Business Hierarchy of Needs® to Strategic Planning
- Manufacturing – Process Value Stream Case Study