GEORGE STEVENS

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Bio:

George has over 25 years of experience as a practitioner and educator in supply chain management, ERP, warehouse management, JIT systems, lean manufacturing and industrial engineering across many companies and industries.

He has been involved as a practitioner and change agent in scheduling, production planning, inventory control, warehouse management, purchasing, industrial engineering, education and training.

George has worked with the Operations Management Education and Research Institute of Canada designing, developing and delivering entry level education in the field of operations and supply chain management.

Previously, George has held materials management positions in Tier 1 Automotive, Food Packaging, Automotive Aftermarket and Wire & Cable manufacturing. George has held Industrial engineering positions in Wire & Cable and Consumer Goods manufacturing. He also has provided retraining for unemployed individuals seeking entry level positions in materials handling & warehousing.

George is an authorized instructor for the Toronto Chapter of APICS and teaches frequently at organizations and community colleges in the areas of supply chain management, lean manufacturing, 5S, materials management, warehouse management, JIT, and operations management.

George has the following qualifications:

  • Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management, CFPIM of APICS www.apics.org
  • Bachelor of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada www.uwaterloo.ca
  • Past VP Education, APICS Toronto Chapter, and twice member of the year www.apics.ca
  • Past Director, OMERIC (Operations Management Education and Research Institute of Canada) www.apicscanada.org/OMERIC/omeric.htm