|DILWORTH DEE LYMAN|
|Summary | Keywords | Experience | Education | Awards |Memberships | Personal | Contact|
|High level executive with proven expertise in technology and general management, business and product development, technical marketing, and application of lean thinking to all business processes. World class master in transformation of quality systems from detection to prevention. Effective visionary leader and innovator in technical and manufacturing companies.|
|Lean thinking, Lean manufacturing, Agile manufacturing, Mass customization, Demand flow technology, Theory of Constraints, Quality Function Deployment (QFD), Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), Customer needs, Voice of the Customer, Six Sigma, TQM, Concurrent engineering, Cross-functional teams, TRIZ, Fifth discipline, Seven habits, Policy deployment, Balanced scorecard, Value chain, MBTI, Instructional design.|
|Applied Technology Associates, Inc., Cincinnati,
1995 - present Vice President, Management Consulting
Taught, trained, and implemented lean enterprise philosophies in many companies, e.g., Cincinnati Electronics, Kimball, Whirlpool, Morrill Motors and Anderson Tool & Die. Guided and mentored company lean champions in planning, facilitating, leading, and supporting their lean implementations. Trained and motivated teams and employees in lean methods, principles, and practices. Worked side-by-side with organizations like the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences and the University of Kentucky (UK). Regular presenter at UK Lean Manufacturing Leadership Institute. Certified instructor and lead facilitator for the UK Lean Manufacturing Simulation. Train and certify other UK Lean Facilitators. Coached and taught problem solving methods, productivity improvement concepts, and advanced quality tools with emphasis on prevention or avoidance of problems through design by aligned multi-functional teams. Identified critical business processes in need of improvement. Quickly grasps the function of complex technical products and processes. Skilled in organizing, planning, assessing, synthesizing, and adapting proven techniques and methods. Exhibits executive presence and superior influence skills. Worked across many company and national cultures and specialized in bringing about alignment of the management team.
1995 - present General Management
Defined and setup financial and accounting systems for inventory and non-inventory items. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, and business acumen. Effective in a variety of presentation settings. Communicates effectively with all levels of employees, from senior management and senior engineers to drafters and factory workers. Works effectively in technologically demanding environments. Effective business organizer and operations strategist. Practiced leader, mentor, coach, counselor, and tutor.
1995 - present Chief Technical Officer
Working knowledge of information, internet, and computing technologies. Knowledge of common business computer applications. Administered network. Developed and administered websites. Chose, implemented, and trained all office on business software. Developed master customer database. Defined, purchased, and installed computers, miscellaneous hardware, printers, and networks. Proficient with MS office software and Wintel operating systems.
1995 - present Vice President, CAD/CAM/CAE Products
We represent Autodesk, Autodesk partners, and other developers as a value-added reseller to mechanical design and manufacturing clients. Our products include 2-D AutoCAD and AutoCAD Mechanical; 3-D parametric solid modeling using Mechanical Desktop and Inventor; CAE tools for FEA, kinematic analysis, and sheet metal design; and CAM tools for NC machining. We apply these products in situations involving design, manufacturing, and production with companies such as Procter & Gamble, Rolls-Royce Energy Systems, Roto Press International, Troyke Manufacturing Company, and U.S. Precision Lens and work with them to define custom solutions and training. We apply lean thinking to all product development and engineering processes. We have doubled the software and training revenue in 3 years.
International TechneGroup Incorporated,
BruningCAD, Tulsa, Oklahoma
John Deere, Dubuque, Iowa
|Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 1977
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 1977
For demonstrated excellence in the practice and dissemination of QFD for many years. Taken into consideration are research, authorship, teaching, practical applications, and personal commitment and service to the QFD community worldwide.
Russell S. Springer Award
| Member of ASME
Founding Member of QFD Institute
Past Associate Member of SAE
Past Associate Member of SME
| Born April 20,1951
Board of Directors, Center for Manufacturing Technology
|2244 Donnington Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45244-3714
Phone: (513) 624-7100
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