Kimo began his manufacturing career at Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Georgetown, KY., where he specialized in production control and material and information flow. He later participated in the start-up of Mercedes Benz’s first manufacturing facility in the United States, worked with The Boeing Company to establish the foundation for their production system, and worked as the Production Control and Logistics Manager for Delphi.
Kimo specializes in helping clients improve their production systems through the application of critical lean concepts and associated tools. Kimo is a natural and effective facilitator who enjoys the individual and group interaction that that he encourages in teaching and coaching. He is a Prosci Certified Change Management Professional who recognizes that change can be difficult and that it begins with the individual.
Kimo attended Cal Poly Pomona, and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Information Technology.
About Life Cycle Engineering
Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) provides consulting, engineering, applied technology and education solutions that deliver lasting results for private industry, the Department of Defense and other government organizations. The quality, expertise and dedication of our employees enable Life Cycle Engineering to serve as a trusted resource that helps people and organizations to achieve their full potential. Founded in 1976, LCE is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina with offices across North America and experience around the globe. www.LCE.com
About the Reliability Consulting Group
LCE’s Reliability Consulting Group (RCG) provides consulting, services and education. Our team specializes in providing client-specific solutions that help organizations improve their operating performance. RCG’s 30 years of field experience has contributed greatly to the evolution of Reliability Excellence (Rx). Our Powered by Rx® approach creates reliability-centric standard practices for business processes, operational and maintenance work execution, asset reliability and organizational effectiveness. Our “diagnose before prescribing” philosophy results in providing optimal solutions to our clients’ needs, including holistic transformations based upon our Reliability Excellence Model, targeted reliability and asset management services necessary to resolve specific tactical issues that are limiting performance, and change management services vital to the success and sustainability of most initiatives.