Jim Mayer | Managing Partner USA

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With 30 plus years of work experience, Jim has been involved with different settings that include retail, construction, manufacturing, and consulting.  He has held positions with a wide range of organizational impact that include Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, Information Management, Project Management, Strategic Planning, and Lean systems.  He was the program director which lead to the Shingo Prize award for two facilities. ECA Guatemala – 2015, Rexam Querétaro, Mexico – 2016. 

Jim will be leading our efforts in serving our US clients with the opening of our US Chicago office.  Jim is a sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator regarding the integration of successful employee systems that improve efficiency and create value.

Jim received his Bachelor’s degree from the Commerce college at the University of Illinois and his MBA from the University of Notre Dame.  He lives with his family in Naperville, IL.



This 2 day workshop has as its objective to introduce the participants to the Shingo Model, the Guiding Principles and the Three Revelations of Operational Excellence. With real time discussions...


Enable is based on the learning and experience gained in the Discover Excellence workshop and takes you further into the Shingo Model, focusing on the principles that are identified as...


Continuous improvement begins by clearly defining the value through the client's eyes. IMPROVE continues the discussion that revolves around ideal behaviors, fundamental beliefs and behavioral standards and how they relate...


To be successful, organizations must develop work-aligned management systems and behaviors with principles and direction in ways that are simple, complete-executable, and standardized. The sum of individual efforts rarely approximate...


BUILD EXCELLENCE This two-day capstone workshop integrates classroom and on-site experiences at a host facility to solidify the knowledge and experience gained from the previous four Shingo workshops. The BUILD EXCELLENCE...