Lean Program Manager and Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Chuck Werner has been a Program Manager with the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center since July of 2016. His areas of expertise are in Lean, Six Sigma, and Quality.
Chuck has 27 years of experience in manufacturing, most of it as a Tier I supplier in automotive. His prior companies include Pilkington Glass, Guilford Performance Textiles by Lear, Comerica Bank and L&W Engineering. He has process knowledge which includes glass manufacturing, injection molding, adhesive systems, knitting, jet and tank dye, fabric finishing, flame lamination, and welding processes (spot and MIG).
Chuck holds a Bachelor of Business Leadership from Baker College.
Chuck achieved his certification as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in 1996 and his Master Black Belt certification in 2011. Additionally, he is a certified ISO/QS9000 Lead Assessor, Training Within Industry (TWI) Master Trainer, and is certified in OSHA Compliance and Accident Reduction. Chuck served four years in the United States Army in a military intelligence role.