Dennis provides the clients with Lean Process Consulting for Optimizing the business Processes and Facility Layout planning and provides support for the physical changes the improvement projects may require.
He has been Project Manager for many NEXUS implementation projects for clients.
He also leads the client support on Design for Manufacturability portion of the NEXUS NPI/6 Sigma journey.
Dennis has been working as a Manufacturing Engineer for over 30 yrs. During that time he was involved with a wide range of projects and responsibilities.
Dennis worked as a research and design engineer in solar engineering field in the early 1980’s developing several solar liquid and air heating systems. During this time under contract from Ontario Hydro he developed a novel solar water heating system that employed an innovative heat exchanger.
He has extensive experience in the electronic manufacturing industry and was involved in optimizing existing manufacturing processes and supporting start-up projects to meet customer requirements.
He has been responsible for the development and re-engineering of new manufacturing facilities, some of which were green field sites and the relocation of other facilities into larger locations.
He has developed design for manufacturability product development manuals that standardise the way products are designed and manufactured resulting in reduction of cycle time and cost.
Dennis spent a number of years working in an automotive electronic manufacturing.
As manager of advance engineering and process development, he managed the development of all new products from the quotation stage to stable manufacturing.
Dennis studied Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University at Kingston. He also too courses in Design for Manufacturability from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is also very conversant with the mythologies of Quality Control including SPC and the requirements of ISO, IPC and TS400.