Phil Williams has over 34 years of progressive experience in all aspects of automotive and truck manufacturing with a leading global automotive company and its Tier 1 supply base. Phil’s passion for building teams, continuous improvement and leveraging the human intellect on the shop floor has enabled much of his success. He is a proven leader in production control, logistics, shop floor materials, material flow analysis, inventory control, sheet metal stamping, engine assembly and general assembly operations.
Notable experience and accomplishments:
Prior to joining consulting, Phil worked for Magna International in a number of areas and sites primarily related to materials management operations. He was the lead material resource in the start up of the greenfield Cosma operations for Magna International located in New Hudson, Michigan. Phil has spent a considerable amount of time in Japan for rigorous training on the Toyota Production System. Additionally, Phil served on the Board of Directors for the HPM Consortium (High Performance Manufacturing) in Cambridge, Ontario, where he provided lean manufacturing guidance to local industries in Cambridge, Ontario.
Mr. Williams holds a certification in Logistics Management from York University, and is a registered Professional Logistician from the Canadian Logistics Institute. In addition attended the Ontario Management Development Program ant Mohawk College and the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation in Toronto, Canada.< GLOBAL ADVISORY NETWORK