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Jill Miller

Jill Miller

Continuous Improvement Manager, Herman Miller

Jill leads Learning and Development for Herman Miller’s corporate Continuous Improvement team, where she combines a passion for helping people realize their potential with a desire to develop ambassadors for continuous improvement. Her work includes programs for leadership development in manufacturing as well as more targeted training that supports both manufacturing and business process areas.

Before becoming a part of the Continuous Improvement team six years ago, Jill had eight years of experience at Herman Miller in both project management and risk analysis functions. Prior to Herman Miller, Jill worked for an asset based lending division of Deutsche Bank, where she managed a portfolio of accounts from both the relationship banking and loan analysis perspectives. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and an MBA, both from Arizona State University.

Workshops Taught by Jill Miller
Boot Camp at Herman Miller This five-day course uses a combination of classroom learning and simulation to cover core concepts of the Herman Miller Performance System, including waste, time observations, problem solving, standardized work, Jidoka, cycle time/takt time/time observations, Hour x Hour, visual management and stability. More »
Foundational Learning Experience for Standardized Work (at the 2018 Transformation Summit) Through a fun, interactive simulation, participants will practice the foundational steps of work improvement that begin with the customer in mind. They will experience how standardized work can improve the work condition for the team member by providing leadership with the ability to make decisions, identify gaps and take a systematic approach to solving problems.  Upon completion of this learning experience, participants will be able to:Observe the current condition through standardized workDocument the current condition of the workAnalyze the current conditionImprove the condition by recognizing and eliminating waste More »
Management System Experience at Herman Miller This is a four day, hands on shop floor experience in which participants will experience a “day in the life” of each component of the Herman Miller Performace System (HMPS) management system. More »
One Day Factory Visit to Herman Miller Visitors will get real life exposure to Lean and get critical insight into application and benefits of Lean system. Visitors will witness the successful Lean journey of Herman Miller from first steps to the fully-functioning Herman Miller Performance System. More »