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Tuesday, 15 January 2019 07:31

Lean White Belt Certification - Winter 2019

PEO Grand River Chapter proudly presents: Lean White Belt Certification Training

WHO: All PEO Grand River Chapter P.Engs, EITs and OACETT members interested in an introduction to the philosophy, terminology, and core tools of LEAN Thinking.  Other PEO Chapter members welcome.

WHAT: Lean White Belt Certification for $160 (includes 60% discounteed fee, refreshments and lunch; breakfast not included)

WHERE:  MSW Plastics 140 Minto Road, Palmerston, ON N0G 2P0

WHEN: Saturday February 2, 2019, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Registration 8:00 - 8:30 am)

This Lean White Belt Certification training is a one-day interactive, hands-on, simplicity driven workshop that makes lean thinking and lean manufacturing principles easy to understand through a "learning by doing" simulation.

At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the seven wastes
  • Determine 'value added' and 'non value added'
  • Describe the impact of facilty layout and set-up time on production
  • Calculate takt time and describe a "pull" type control system

Dress Code: Business Casual

Registration Deadline: January 28, 2019

Contact: Jonathan Velasco, P.Eng. M.Eng, PMP jbvelasco@rogers.com

REGISTRATION  

Join the Grand River Chapter PEO for an evening of engaging ideas and networking with fellow engineers, EITs and students.  This year's Women in Engineering event features a presentation by Diane Freeman, a University of Waterloo graduate, licensed professional engineer, and project manager with the Waterloo firm Masri O Architects Inc.

Diane believes in volunteering adn the heart of engineering -- service.  Diane served as the 2010-2011 President of Professional Engineers of Ontario.  She was the founding president of teh Butterfly Learning Centre, a not-for-profit child-care facility located in north Waterloo.  She was first elected to Waterloo City Council in 2006.  She has served continuously since that time having been re-elected in 2010 and 2014.  Diane is a Fellow of Engineers Canada and the Canadian Academy of Engineers.  Diane is an avid cyclist and received a Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work with the Share-the Road cycling Coalition.

The event starts at 7 pm. A presentation will be held at 7:15 pm followed by Q & A, mingling and refreshments.

Please RSVP before October 19th.  Limited spots available.

REGISTER HERE

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