Lean Six Sigma Overview
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When: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: PHRA Training Center
One Gateway Center
420 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15222
United States
Presenter: J.B. Wilcox, LSSBB, Breakthrough Performance Group, LLC
Contact: PHRA Office

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8:00 a.m.- Networking

8:30 a.m.- Program

10:00 a.m.- Program concludes



PHRA Members: $39

Nonmembers: $79

Student rate: Call for pricing

To be eligible for the student rate, you must be a full-time student enrolled in an HR or Labor Relations program at a college or university AND/OR you are a SHRM student chapter member. Part-time graduate students working full-time are not eligible for the student rate.


Goals and Objectives:

1. Understand the basics of lean Six Sigma processes and tools

2. Understand the role of leadership, people, and culture of LSS in an organization

3. How to introduce and incorporate LSS into an organization


In this presentation, learn how Lean Six Sigma can help you and your organization move forward and strive for peak performance. You will learn what Lean Six Sigma is, how it was developed, and the processes and tools it uses to streamline and improve both manufacturing and service industries.

The skills learned will enable students to understand how Lean Six Sigma can be deployed throughout an organization to improve quality and reduce cost while improving customer satisfaction. Learn how Lean Six Sigma fits into a quality program, how customers are retained, and how costs are driven down using Lean Six Sigma methodologies.


About J.B.: J.B. Wilcox is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in Aerospace Engineering.  He spent 8 years as a pilot in the U.S Marine Corp with 1,500 flight hours.  

His civilian career spans 25 of industry experience. He has led both manufacturing plants and sales teams, as well as supply chain organizations and large strategic initiatives. He started his civilian career as a shop-floor supervisor for Schering-Plough. He held increasingly progressive roles in operations before becoming an award-winning district sales manager. As part of the original supply chain management team, he helped implement the first Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) processes.  He then was asked to develop and implement Schering-Plough’s Global Supply Chain Excellence Program.

Later, J.B. served as the Head of Supply Chain for Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ U.S. Generic Division, before being asked to lead their manufacturing facility in Puerto Rico.

He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and works toward customer-focused, process-based, and data-driven continuous improvement.  He has a passion for hands-on leadership, cross-functional team building, consensus-based decision-making and establishing open and transparent cultures of teamwork and continuous improvement.  


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Pittsburgh Human Resources Association is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.The use of the HRCI seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

Cancellation Policy: Written cancellations received before Friday, December 6, 2019 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be given after December 6. Substitutes are welcome with advance written notice.



Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA)
420 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
One Gateway Center – Suite 1852
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Ph: 412-261-5537