Senior Consultant - Shawn Kaul

Shawn was previously the Senior Vice President of Operations for Western Extruders, a 900M Aluminum Extruder based in Texas. Prior to joining 5 Why Leaders as an Senior Outside Consultant, Shawn worked as a senior consultant for over 17 years with many companies, most notably ATK Aerospace, Kelly Moore Paints, S&C Electric, Cosworth, and Hayward Pool Products. His lean implementation experience ranges from discrete manufacturing to process industries as well as business processes including administrative and sales office processes. Shawn possesses a wide variety of lean manufacturing skills and is very knowledgeable in all aspects of manufacturing processes from the front-end to the back-end of the business. He possesses a natural ability to work seamlessly with all levels of skill, from line worker to upper management. Shawn’s experience and enthusiasm are keys to his effective and hands-on approach with your team.

Throughout his career Shawn has facilitated over 1,000 OPEX Improvement events, and is an expert in SMED, Hoshin Kanri, Industrial Re-Engineering, and Large Scale Demand Segmentation.