Jon Yingling, Ph.D.


Dr. Yingling leads key engagements and activities for clients and spends much of his time in developing novel technologies and solutions for its customers to help them resolve their most complex operational problems. He leads operational assessments and value stream design workshops where future state system designs, often very creative, are established that enable clients to realize major gains in operational performance. Subsequently he guides them in their implementation and has a track record of impressive results.

He has strong capabilities in all lean and six sigma tools, as well as all types of manufacturing operations, lean product development, scheduling and production control, lean health care, warehousing and distribution centers, office and transactional systems, and supply chain development.

Before consulting, Dr. Yingling was a Professor at the University of Kentucky, where he led development of a Toyota sponsored graduate-level academic program in lean systems.