Episode #109 is a discussion with Jim Morgan, Director, Global Body Exterior and Stamping Business Unit Engineering, Ford Motor Company. We will be talking about Lean product development methods in this show. James will be a plenary speaker at the upcoming Lean Transformation Summit, presented by the Lean Enterprise Institute, in Dallas this March 9th and 10th. Hope to see you there!
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James Morgan is Director, Global Body Exterior and Stamping Business Unit Engineering, Ford Motor Company. Morgan is responsible for Body Structures and Exterior Systems Engineering, as well as Stamping Engineering, Facilities and Equipment for Ford globally.
Before joining Ford in 2004, Morgan was vice president of Troy Design & Manufacturing, a tier 1 manufacturing and engineering service provider. In addition to more than 20 years operations and engineering management experience, Morgan has authored or co-authored several articles on product development and is co-author of the book The Toyota Product Development System: Integrating People, Process And Technology based, on his Shingo Award winning research at the University of Michigan. Morgan holds master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering from the University of Michigan.
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