Jackson Lumber

Recent Projects

Introduce 5S/Lean Principles to Door/Millwork Production Operations and Conduct 5S Audits: Took baseline pictures and assessed current state of facility relative to organization/cleanliness; developed and presented training materials for staff to learn/understand continuous improvement principles; coached staff leaders on implementation strategy; conducting routine (quarterly to semi-annually) follow-up audits to monitor progress, report results, and recommend further improvements.

Optimize Trim Cutting Operations: Reviewed current software and manual methodology to determine cut lists and priorities; matched methodology to new software chosen to optimize saw time and minimize scrap/waste; facilitated transition to new software.

Streamline Door Shop Production Process: Developed current state value stream map to identify areas of improvement in receiving and storing raw materials, layout of machinery/equipment and supplies, and executing work orders; resolved top issues; created future state map; developed and rolled out implementation plan; conducted training; and wrote documentation.

Develop Operational Metrics: Determined top three to five performance variables to monitor production/service performance; developed data collection methods and spreadsheets to track daily results; developed and posted charts with targets for analysis and improvement.