RICHMOND, BC — Magna Search Group is thrilled to announce and congratulate Mike Leprieur on his recent appointment as the new Director of Operations at Great Little Box Company (GLBC).
Mike Leprieur has extensive experience in operations management with considerable exposure to Gemba Walks, Lean Principles, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizens. He has honed his skills in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing in a variety of industries including Food, Capital Projects, Nuclear Power and Pulp/Paper. Mike joins GLBC from Two Rivers Specialty Meats where he was the Director of Operations. Throughout his career, he has led many cross-functional projects that required working collaboratively with teams across all departments. While at Two Rivers, he led initiatives that reduced safety recordables by 60% through better understanding and calibration of risks. He also led Time Study Analyses on order picking that identified challenges in efficiency, and resulted in an action plan that increased order picking productivity by 18%. Mike’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in History (BA) and Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Victoria. Additionally, Mike holds Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University and designations as a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Professional (PMP).
Mike’s professional experience coupled with his educational background, leadership experience and operations prowess make him an excellent fit for GLBC’s strategic outlook. We could not be more excited for Mike as he begins his journey at GLBC.
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