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Cheryl Jekiel

Cheryl Jekiel

Senior Vice President Human Resources, Tri-Arrows Aluminum, Inc.

Cheryl M. Jekiel oversees the Lean Leadership Resource Center, which provides access to a range of materials for lean enterprises, including special components for lean cultures, general lean leadership development and Human Resources leaders.

With over 25 years of manufacturing experience, most recently Ms Jekiel has held Vice President of Human Resources positions for Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc., FONA International, Inc. and Flying Food Group, LLC. Ms. Jekiel served for five years as the Chief Operating Officer after a number of other leadership roles at a Specialty Bakery in the Chicagoland area.  Ms. Jekiel has developed an expertise in Lean manufacturing with a particular focus on Lean cultures. Ms. Jekiel has made countless significant improvements in reducing operating costs and leveraging a Lean culture to obtain stronger and sustainable results.

Ms. Jekiel brings a tremendous passion for continuous improvement in her commitment to building Lean HR as a recognized field of work and is the author of “Lean Human Resources: Redesigning HR Processes for a Lean Culture”.

Workshops Taught by Cheryl Jekiel
HR Strategies for Successful Sustainable Lean Transformation (at the 2018 Transformation Summit) Are you dissatisfied with the level of sustainable success and cultural implementation achieved by your lean transformation?  This workshop shows how to use a full spectrum of HR strategies to fully institutionalize the lean leadership that transformations require. We will demonstrate how to build improvement capabilities into the very fabric of your workplace, also covering a recipe for effective change management and ways to strengthen employee engagement. Greater levels of success are possible through reflecting the competencies needed within your approach to talent management.  In taking this workshop, you will be able to:Align HR strategies with your lean transformation for More »