Robert Burke is an Executive Director of Value Innovation Partners, Ltd. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Sensei, CPIM from the Association of Operations Excellence (APICS), and holds an ISO 9000 Assessor certificate.
Bob has held positions ranging from Materials Director, Production and Inventory Control Manager, Master Planner and Machinist. He has a broad background and experience in many different industries such as: Pharmaceutics, Medical Device, Packaging, Heavy Equipment, Aerospace and Defense, Chemical, Printing, Services, Stamping, and Specialty/Engineered-To-Order Manufacturing.
Bob provides training and implementation methods in areas of Lean Manufacturing, Pharmacovigilance, Supply Chain Management, Kaizen, Vendor Managed Inventory, Logistics Planning, & Supplier Certification.
He has co-authored dozens of published articles on the subject of Lean operations. Bob served as the 2018 AME International Conference Chair, is a past President of NE AME, and is currently a member of NE AME’s Board of Directors. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration.