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Jared Watson

Consultant

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), McMaster University
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified
  • Professional Engineer, PEO
  • Project Management Professional, PMI

Summary

Jared is a seasoned Professional Engineer with significant manufacturing experience assisting industrial organizations to achieve strategic and operational goals in production, supply chain and inventory management. Jared leverages his Project Management Professional designation, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and broad experience in consumer and industrial products to introduce best practices and deliver operative solutions, all while eliminating waste and variation, improving quality, and enhancing process efficiency.

 

Some projects completed with TPG in various industries including steel manufacturing and retail, assisting a multinational company in business process improvement with a focus on minimizing work, reducing process time, and improving cross-functional interactions to improve the bottom line. Additionally, for a major retail company, he assisted implementing technological enhancements of software to cut costs and streamline processes. His passion for process improvement and inquisitive nature ensures that every opportunity is explored and the best possible solution is attained.

Areas of Expertise

  • Manufacturing Process Improvement
  • Product Development 
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Optimization and Lean Methodologies
  • Procurement and Sourcing
  • Organizational Analysis
  • Complex Problem Solving and Analysis

Interests

Jared enjoys hiking, canoeing and exploring the country. He has been hiking in Vancouver and Banff and portaging many river routes across Algonquin park. While he loves travelling, Jared also enjoys finding great places to eat in the city, reading and exercising. Jared is also an avid hockey fan and an amateur foodie. 

jared in the forest