Greg Hastings, BSME, MDIV

Vice President, Operations Management

Greg is a proactive professional with extensive Quality Assurance, Continuous Improvement, Operations and Process Management experience. With 30 years of leadership and manufacturing experience, Greg is a skilled problem solver, communicator, and organizer with a commitment to customer satisfaction.

As a lean practitioner, Greg has held Operations and Quality Assurance positions in the Semiconductor, Factory Automation, Transportation, and most recently Aerospace Industries. With a focus on research and change management through his Masters Degree; Greg has been trained in Lean Manufacturing by the Delphi Institute in Detroit, MI. He has over 60 kaizen events under his belt, ranging from floor layout to tool room cost reduction, to office waste elimination. Greg is a proven leader in Quality assurance implementing and maintaining ISO9001 and AS9100 quality systems in 6 different organizations.

As a leader and participant of a Lean Enterprise Consortium, Greg has been exposed to many different industries; solving problems and reducing waste in those industries. He established visual production planning tools, visual controls, and Kanban systems in order for operations to be managed on-site on the production floor. As a Project Manager, Greg has managed technical issues, schedules, and customer expectations for projects with companies such as Intel, IBM, KLA-Tencor, Bell Helicopter, SpaceX, and Boeing.

 

Greg embraces metric driven management, and has a proven track record of leading change to improve cost, quality, and delivery metrics to best in class levels.