Leonardo Yoshida


Leonardo is a mechanical engineer with an MBA from USP. He learned TPS/Lean while working at Toyota Brazil for over 15 years managing projects in production, EHS, among others. He also trained for over 2 years at Toyota in Japan learning and practicing the Toyota Way. He left Toyota as the head of production engineering dept. for Mercosur (Brazil and Argentina) and is currently coordinating the Lean manufacturing implementation for Latin America at Eaton.
Leonardo specializes in Productivity; Quality; Environmental Health and Safety; Cost reduction; Production Flow and cell layout.