Topic: Lean Strategy Deployment Event
Date: Thursday, May 2nd
Location: New Ross, County Wexford
Cost: No Charge
- 6pm - Registration - Tea/Coffee - Networking Opportunity
- Lean Strategy - Richard Alloo, Toyota Motors/University of Kentucky, USA
- Support & Drive C.I. at Lake Region Medical - John Bolger, Senior Maintenance Supervisor, Lake Region Medical
- 8pm - Close
We hope that you can join us for this networking event on May 1st.
Please contact Gráinne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 061-423622 to reserve your place at this free event.
Richard Alloo is a Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) Executive in Residence at the University of Kentucky, Center for Manufacturing. In this position he is responsible for development of research relationships and projects for various new technologies with potential application to manufacturing processes and products. He is a member of the University of Kentuckys core group for developing multi-disciplinary research programs in sustainable manufacturing through the Center for Manufacturing.
Prior to his current assignment, Richard held the position of General Manager of the Production Engineering Planning Department at TEMA. In this position, he was responsible for administrative, planning and advanced engineering functions for the Production Engineering Division. These responsibilities included human resources planning and development, operational and capital budgeting as well as advanced manufacturing technology research and development for Toyotas North American production preparation activities.
Richard started with Toyota in 1987 as Manager of Environmental Affairs during the construction and start-up of the Georgetown, Kentucky manufacturing facility. He also performed various environmental consulting assignments for other Toyota manufacturing facilities throughout North America. In 1992, he was assigned as acting Assistant General Manager for Facilities and Environmental engineering at Georgetown.
From 1993 through 1996 Richard held the position of Assistant General Manager for Production Engineering at the Georgetown facility. In that position he was responsible for production process engineering support to Powertrain, Stamping, Body Welding, Painting, Plastics Molding, Final Assembly, Facilities and Environmental operations.
Richard held the position of General Manager of Vehicle Production Engineering at Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America from 1996 through 1999. In this position he was responsible for production process preparation activities in Stamping, Body Welding, Painting, Plastics Molding and Final Assembly operations at Toyotas vehicle manufacturing plants across North America.
Richard held the position of General Manager of Production Control at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc, from January, 2000 until August, 2003. In this position he was responsible for various functions including production planning, project management, environmental management, parts ordering, logistics and material handling.
Prior to joining Toyota, Richard held various engineering and environmental positions with General Motors Corporation in their vehicle assembly plants and central office.
Richard holds degrees in Electrical Engineering, from General Motors Institute, and Law, from Stanford University Law School.
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