Matt DeBusk is a Program Manager with FTE Performance Consulting with 25 years of experience in project management, including new model introductions, advanced manufacturing, industrial engineering, facilities management, maintenance, quality systems, and Information Technology (IT). Matt has coordinated the startup of 18 Tier 1 automotive programs and 2 CA-based EV launches utilizing just-in-time (JIT) sequencing and lean methodologies. He has led both large and small teams, engaging in activities such as financial forecasting, launch planning, structured problem-solving, output acceleration, and corporate strategy development. Matt has a reputation for always executing projects on-time and within the approved budget.
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Prior to consulting, Matt held high-responsibility roles at Lear Corporation, Faurecia Automotive Seating, Futuris Automotive, and Karma Automotive. Some of his previous titles include: Industrial Engineering Manager, Launch Manager, Technical / Quality Manager, Advanced Operations Manager – Americas, Advanced Manufacturing Manager – General Assembly, and Productivity Manager – KICC.
Matt initiated his education at GMI Engineering & Management Institute and began his career in a co-op engineering role. He later graduated from Walsh College and holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration – Finance degree. Matt has also attended Six Sigma Blackbelt training, hosted by the Six Sigma Academy in Paris, France in 2009.< Leadership Team