Larry Przekora

Project Leader

About Larry Przekora

Project Leader

Bio

Joining our team in 2015, Larry brought over forty years of manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, quality, production troubleshooting and cost reduction experience.  Before coming to work for The Phoenix Group he spent thirty eight years with General Motors on Manufacturing assignments including machining, press operations, assembly activities and testing of all finished products.  He was also instrumental in the startup of three new product lines and instituted Lean and Global Manufacturing Systems in several GM facilities.

Education

  • BA – Management of Human Resource, Spring Arbor University

Experience

  • 40 years Manufacturing (machining, assembly, stamping, heat treat and welding), Safety and Quality Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Project Management, Material Handling and Logistics Management, Labor Relations

Skills

  • Global Manufacturing System/Toyoda Production System Implementation
  • Principles of Lean Manufacturing
  • Statistical Process Control/6 sigma
  • Red X Problem Solving
  • Safety & Quality Management
  • Team Concept Implementation
  • Buffer and Constraint Management
  • Level 2 containment; 2nd party audits
  • Waste Reduction
  • Workplace Organization
  • Tooling Control

Certifications

  • Global Manufacturing System
  • Red X Problem Solving
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Team Concept Implementation
  • Six Sigma
  • Statistical Process Control

Key Projects

  • Formability Project Leader – Tier 1 Supplier, 2015 - 2016
  • Ford Tool Die Council, 2016 – 2018
  • AK Steel – Due Diligence Team, 2017
  • Quality Containments – Tier 2 Supplier, 2017 - 2019
  • Plant Assessments – Tier 2 Supplier, 2017 - 2019
  • Data Collection and Problem Solving, Tier 2 Supplier, 2019