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Mike Osterling

mike osterlingMike Osterling is an Associate with The Realignment Group and is a Principal of Osterling Consulting, Inc. a firm that specializes in Lean Operations implementation, training and coaching for organizations pursuing aggressive process improvements.  Mike has broad experience applying the lean philosophy in project, build-to-order and office environments.  He has created and delivered extensive in-house training and development programs for companies such as Rudolph & Sletten, Chevron, Schlumberger, Tyco and TaylorMade Golf.  Other clients include Southland Industries, Austin Industries, United Rock / Sully Miller, General Dynamics, GKN and Buck Knives.

A Lean Management leader in the San Diego region since the mid-90's, Mr. Osterling was instrumental in the development of the Lean Enterprise Certificate Program at San Diego State University in 1999; he continues to teach in that program as well as at UCSD. He is a regular speaker and workshop facilitator for associations such as the Lean Construction Institute, AME, ASQ, Tech America, APICS and IIE. Mike worked for Square D Company / Schneider Electric for 18 years in a variety of leadership roles including Lean Systems Manager (West Coast operations), manufacturing manager, materials management and operations leader in circuit breaker and transformer manufacturing facilities.mike osterling