Elevating Manufacturing Performance

Data Driven Process Improvement


Aerospace Consultant

Business Strategy Deployment

Executive Leadership

Lean & Six Sigma Technical Problem Solving

Heavy Industrial

Automation & Innovation Support

When Your Profit and Productivity Are On the Line

You and your team deserve a partner who will not only help you find the gaps in your processes but walk beside you to achieve your biggest goals quickly.
Let’s face it – in a manufacturing plant, there’s never time to waste.

Real Results From A Manufacturing Consultant You Can Trust

We may be an ideal fit if your company is dealing with any of the following:

You are developing and deploying business strategies and need to refine the process
You have critical manufacturing processes that require a design or improvement plan
You are struggling with your lean transformation initiatives
Your performance metrics, tracking and corrective actions are not producing results
Your technology advancement and innovation project is facing delays or cost overruns

You Don’t Have To Work Through Problems Alone

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1. Schedule a Consultation

Let’s review your company's biggest challenges and opportunities.
Utah

2. Work Through a Gap Analysis

We’ll conduct a full gap analysis, review results, and plan next steps with your team.
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3. Follow a Custom Plan

Tailored to your specific needs, we’ll not only give you a plan but walk beside you to execute it.
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4. Achieve the Objective

We know every minute counts in manufacturing, so we’ll provide results as quickly and efficiently as possible.

We understand high expectations

Michelle has built trust throughout her career with these companies:

    Meet Michelle

    Effective Technical Manufacturing Leadership

    Manufacturing Consultation Utah
    Michelle Shinn

    Manufacturing companies have no time to waste when struggling to deploy business strategy, striving to solve technical problems, working to implement automation, or maintaining a competitive edge through innovation.  If you need a strategic partner that understands urgent time lines and a need for quick solutions, Michelle understands.  As our owner and principle consultant, she recognizes the importance of effective execution and brings a diverse portfolio of technical tools to transform your company through data-driven performance improvement.  Manufacturing organizations benefit from Michelle's level of experience and expertise as they partner with her to achieve the highest level of performance possible.

    Michelle has a diverse background in technical manufacturing and can quickly assess and understand manufacturing processes in many different industries.

    • Hot Chambered Injection Molding Magnesium, Aluminum and Zinc Alloys
    • Cold Chambered Injection Molding Aluminum Alloy
    • Hard Chrome Plating Steel Rod and Tube
    • Metal Injection Molding Sintering Process
    • Fastener Forming 
    • Cold Drawn (DOM) tubing Nickel Alloy
    • Investment Casting Aluminum, Steel and Titanium Alloy
    • Sand Casting
    • Precision Machining 
    • Surface Finishing Plating, Anodizing, Chem film, Etching
    • Assembly Kitting, Assembling, Final Inspection

    From the Plant Floor
    to the C-Suite

    Michelle’s experience comes from progressive career growth in the tough environment of the automotive, heavy industrial and aerospace industries.  She understands the importance of your job and the high expectations you have been given for producing results.  Michelle has held the following positions throughout her career.

    • Front Line Supervisor
    • Area Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Director of Operations
    • Plant Manager
    • General Manager
    • Business Unit Manager
    • Quality Engineer
    • Quality Manager 
    • Director of Operational Excellence

    Education and Training:

      Executive Leadership Development
      Certified 6 Sigma Black Belt
      Masters Business Administration
      Lean Manufacturing Certificate

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        Results You Can Count On

        • We've led productivity improvement initiatives
          that resulted in a 30.1% increase in productivity over
          a four-year period in a successful aerospace organization

        • We've led cost reduction projects that
          resulted in $1.2 million dollars of annualized cost savings
          for a manufacturer of aluminum components

        • We led multi-discipline improvement program
          to increase throughput by 15.2% and sales by 21.7% in
          an organization with $120 million annual revenue.

        When Every Minute Counts, You Don’t Have Time For Inefficiencies

        Are you tired of consultants who identify problems, make recommendations, then leave you to implement the solution? At KM Shinn Consulting, we’re passionate about getting you results as quickly and efficiently as possible.
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        Quality

        We roll up our sleeves and do the work alongside you. We’ve helped more than a dozen companies improve business metrics and goals and can help you get there in a way that not only increases profit but builds relationships and sustains employee culture.
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        A True Partner

        After providing an analysis of your business, many other consultants will leave you with more problems than solutions. We want you to get actual results. From the initial meeting until project completion, we’ll work together to achieve your goals.
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        Professional

        From the manufacturing floor to executive roles, we’ve done it all and know how to deal with issues like the ones you are facing. Our coaching style is honest, upfront, and proven to get results for you and your company.

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