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What We Do:

CICS assesses your needs and provides an improvement approach.

CICS leads kaizen events in shop or office areas and trains the employees to lead.

CICS provides customized training, coaching and implementation.  Areas of specialization include DOE, Root Cause Analysis, TPM, Setup Reduction and Office Lean.

Typical Client Requests:

Leadership Coaching - Working to develop leader capabilities

Value Stream Mapping - Understanding process flow and creating a path to the future

Problem Solving - Driving to the root causes of problems

Lean or Six Sigma Training Classes - Certification series or selected immediate impact topics

And More…..Just Ask

Manny Veloso

Principal at  CI Consulting Services, LLC

Who We Are:

  • Manny Veloso BSIE, MBA, is a principal of CI Consulting Services. He is a Lean expert and Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Manny has over 25 years of experience providing Continuous Improvement (CI) training, consulting, and coaching in Lean and Six Sigma.
  • He has worked in many industries and countries including living in Asia for 3 years implementing Lean and technology transfer to local plants for the Trane division of American Standard. 
  •  As an experienced change manager Manny has certified more than 1000 people in Lean and Six Sigma. Manny has driven projects in manufacturing, office, and service environments. Industry experience is diverse, from food processors to defense contractors.  A knowledgeable and engaging presenter, he spends much of his time coaching clients through both project completion and leadership development.

    He is an industrial engineering graduate of Penn State and received his MBA from Rider University.  As a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, he is an instructor for ASQ Six Sigma and Lean classes.  Manny has been a guest lecturer at Holy Family University, Temple University, industry conferences and webinars.

    Select Project Achievements:

    Generated packaging capacity worth $3MM for a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer saved $53K by reducing shift startup time in draw mill at a tubing manufacturer

  • Cost avoidance (no recalls) worth up to $2.5MM for medical device company by ensuring product performance

  • Reduced warehouse damage by $200K for a food products manufacturer

  • Reduced pouch scrap by $157K for a medical device company

  • Saved $200K in concessions from truck loading errors at food service distribution center

  • Cost avoidance of $750K by determining process capability of a filling machine and implementing standard work for a pharmaceutical manufacturer.