Ms. Jeanne Van Buren is a Senior Advisor with FTE Performance Consulting and a member of FTE’s Global Advisory Network. She has over 30 years of experience with quickly and consistently delivering world class results as an action-oriented strategic leader who worked her way up through manufacturing and spent the majority of her career in leadership positions at Automotive OEM plants. Ms. Van Buren has successfully applied tools including: Value Stream Mapping, Theory of Constraints, Design for Manufacturing, Toyota Production System, World Class Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, and Continuous Improvement. She is a customer focused, process-driven leader of people and organizations who maximizes profitability.
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Prior to FTE Jeanne most recently served as the Head of Lean Systems at a leading automotive Value Added Supplier where she analyzed operations and implemented improvements systems at two plants. Prior to that, she held senior leadership positions at two different major global automotive OEMs influencing areas including product development, vehicle engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, supply chain management, sales, service and parts.
Jeanne holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Operations Engineering both from the University of Michigan.< GLOBAL ADVISORY NETWORK