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> Xavier Perrin

53, Founder-Director

CFPIM (1992) , CIRM (1998) and CSCP (2006) of APICS (U.S.A.)
Certified Black Belt in Lean (CBBL) of IIBLC
APICS CPIM Master Instructor
APICS Lean Master Instructor

15 years of industrial experience as Planning Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Quality Manager, Internal Consultant, in the fields of electronic components (Thomson/LCC), toys production (Clairbois toys) and centrifugal pumps (KSB/Guinard pumps).

  • Pioneer of the Kaizen-Events approach in an important group of mechanical engineering industries in Europe (KSB).
  • Trainer authorized by MGCM to prepare BASICS and CPIM degrees of APICS.
  • Teacher at the Jean Moulin University (Lyon).
  • Training partner of MGCM teaching the concepts, tools and methodologies related to certifications such as BSCM (Basics of Supply Management), CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) and CGBL and CBBL(Certified Green Belt in Lean and Certified Black Belt in Lean).
  • Notably experienced in introducing the lean concepts and tools in high-mix low volumes plants in the field of Lean Manufacturing.
  • In charge of moderating the Supply Chain Management Community of Practice of the département Performance de l'Agence Rhône-Alpes pour le Développement et l'Innovation (ARDI): regional non-profit organization for the promotion of best practices in Operations Management.
  • Author of various publications and regular speaker, notably at the APICS Conference 2007 (Denver CO, USA)







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