Brion Hurley is a Principal Lean Consultant at Rockwell Collins in Wilsonville, OR. He is a Certified Master Black Belt from 6Sigma.US, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) from the American Society for Quality (ASQ), and Lean Master certified. He has a bachelor’s degree in Statistics, and a master’s degree in Quality Management and Productivity from the University of Iowa. He has a Certificate of Sustainability from the University of Iowa, and has achieved Zero Waste Business Associate, SME Green Manufacturing Specialist, and Senior Certified Sustainability Professional certifications. He recently led the Rockwell Collins Wilsonville facility to the Leaders in Sustainability Gold Level certification from Clackamas County (Oregon). Follow his work at

Food Systems Projects Between Schools and Nonprofits – IISE SDD Webinar

The following webinar was hosted by the IISE Sustainable Development Division, as part of their mission to help align Industrial and Systems Engineers with organizations working on the UN Sustainable Development goals. Watch the video,

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Using “Go and See” events to reduce water, energy and landfill costs

The lean approach of “Go and See” has allowed many companies to make great strides in process improvement, by encouraging leaders and engineers to walk out to the work area to solve problems. The same

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Implementing Sustainability Into Your Existing Lean and Six Sigma Program

Description The best approach to drive sustainability into your company is to incorporate it seamlessly into your existing continuous improvement program, but it won’t happen automatically without some key tips. Learn how to explain sustainability

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