He started his career at Motor Coach Industries in 1994 where he received Lean coaching by the best consultants in ERP systems, Just-in-Time manufacturing, and Total Quality Management. Having lead change for over 10 years, he decided to start his own consulting firm in 2003. It grew to become one of Canada’s Fastest Growth Companies by 2006.
The government of Canada asked George to create an online course to teach Lean. This course educated over 300 companies. It also became a book OEM Principles of Lean Thinking. By 2011, the course was offered globally and educated 100,000 students from 60 different countries.
In 2012, relationships were forged with some of the most recognized names in Lean including Dr. Jeffrey K. Liker, best-selling author of the Toyota Way, and Norman Bodek, known as the Godfather of Lean. He adopted a much deeper understanding of Lean which stretches back to Japan and the origins of Toyota. Having video documented over 100 webinars with his mentors, two (2) Japan Study Missions, Harada Method workshops, and many other teachings by global leaders, George is now one of the most knowledgeable people on the topic of Lean and more importantly, a practitioner and learner.
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George and Perry explain the basics of Lean and share it’s application to construction. In this book, you have access to over 200 videos on the topic of Lean and Lean in construction. This book contains over 600 years of experience by 24 contributors.
2016 winner of the SHINGO RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATION AWARD, Developing Lean Leaders at all Levels: A Practical Guide is a management Must Read.
Our Leadership Development Model (LDM) will help you break through development plateaus, with tailored coaching to guide you at each step.
The Complete 5S System for Workplace Organization, Standardization, Sanitizing, and Sterilization.
This course was designed by a trade partner for trade partners. Learn about what Parsons Electric has done to be hugely successful in partnering with general contractors.
George Trachilis uses Mural to take teams through the interlocking block simulation. Multiples of 8 (eight) can join a four-hour workshop explaining the basics of Lean Thinking.