About KM Shinn Consulting


What Would It Look Like to Truly Get the Results Your Company Needs?

And we aren’t just talking about your bottom line or your productivity.
Of course, that’s where we’ll focus to make sure your commitments and goals are achieved but you’ll also get something better when you work with us.
You see, we aren’t terribly fond of the word “consultant”. After our almost 30 years in manufacturing, we’re used to the so-called consultants who swoop in, make changes, give a lot of advice and leave a large invoice with very little in the amount of real change in their wake.
And to be really honest – we saw a better way.
KM Shinn Manufacturing Consulting

When you work with us, you’ll get more than well-meaning advice

You’ll get a partner to help you and your company through challenging times and transitions. You’ll get a coach that supports you when you need one and a detail-oriented, data-driven, proven executive partner on the plant floor.
You’ll get as much knowledge and follow up as we can give you. Because we’re lifelong learners. We have lived and learned through almost every business situation possible. We care deeply about not only getting you massive results (like the time we saved one of our companies $1.2 million annualized), but also making sure they are sustainable.

A True Partner for Your Manufacturing Needs

Manufacturing Consultant Salt Lake City, Utah
Michelle Shinn - Manufacturing Consultant
Michelle Shinn is a consultant, trainer, speaker and business owner with specialties in aerospace, heavy equipment, and automotive industries.
With more than 28 years in manufacturing with the last 11 years as a high level executive, she brings real-world knowledge and expert advice to her clients.
She mentors managers and provides interim executive services, gap analyses, project management, and training for mid – to – large manufacturing companies.
Michelle is available for travel and speaking and has been an integral part of workforce development and custom trainings in organizations from coast to coast. She is currently located in the Mountain West.

Michelle’s Background

  • 28-year proven manufacturing operations track record
  • 11-year progressive responsibility in Operations Management roles
  • Led significant SMED, process flow, scrap and cost reduction projects
  • Responsible Executive for training, coaching and mentoring of CI and Quality System Programs
  • Completed Executive Leadership Development Program at the University of Michigan
  • 2nd Year Doctoral Candidate in Business Administration - University of Phoenix
  • "Michelle is a great leader and team member.
    She has an extraordinary ability to analyze problems
    and drive the team to the desired outcome."

    - Victoria N.

  • "Michelle was able to get a lot accomplished
    in a short time period in our plant, especially for
    the employees. We went from a beaten down workforce
    to a group of employees who enjoyed coming to work
    and had much better outcomes."

    - Joe S.

  • "Michelle is a no-nonsense leader who has
    really strong follow through. She motivates and
    empowers people to do their best work and
    she gives them the tools to do it."

    - Shane B.

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