Toledo, Ohio, October 4, 2011 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, is proud to announce the formation of the Northwest Ohio Lean Six Sigma Collaborative (NOLSSC). NOLSSC was created to bring together Lean Six Sigma (LSS) practitioners to share best practices, discuss deployment models, and network. Founding members include SSOE Group, Marathon Petroleum, Cooper Tire & Rubber, St. Rita’s Medical Center, IET, and the University of Toledo.
NOLSSC’s will hold quarterly meetings the third Wednesday of every quarter with the first meeting to be held Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Findlay Inn and Conference Center located in Findlay, Ohio.
Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a widely used process improvement methodology. LSS is designed to systematically reduce waste, variation and cycle time for a product or service. NOLSSC strives to achieve these goals while improving quality from the process customer’s perspective.
NOLSSC is open to all practitioners of LSS or those interested in learning more about this exciting and growing field of study. For additional information on NOLSSC’s first quarterly meeting or to RSVP to this event please visit http://events.linkedin.com/Northwest-Ohio-Lean-Six-Sigma/pub/808899 or contact Dave Mast, a NOLSSC founding charter member, at DMast@ssoe.com.
SSOE adopted LSS as a problem solving methodology in 2010 and is deploying its use on continuous improvement initiatives throughout the organization.
As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 4 years, SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (Building Design + Construction).
With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 65-plus year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries. SSOE has completed projects in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.