Principal Consultant - Jason Marquardt

Jason Marquardt is an experienced Lean Six Sigma Master Trainer with 20 years of international Lean Six Sigma consulting and leadership experience across numerous industries; including construction, health care, engineering, administrative services, and manufacturing. He is currently leading the deployment of Lean across Marquardt Mechanical ULC’s supply chain. Prior roles at Marquardt Mechanical include General Manager, Controller, Project Manager, and Laborer. While previously working at Honeywell, Mr. Marquardt lead and facilitated various international lean implementations as a Customer Service Global Quality Leader, Lean Six Master Sensei, Corporate Transition Management Leader, and Aerospace IT Operations Excellence Program Manager.

Jason Marquardt has a passion for continuous improvement and his implementation experience includes numerous cycles of LPS/Pull-Planning, Virtual Design & Construction, Hoshin Kanri Strategic Planning, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Visual Management, Tiered Accountability, Standard Work, Leadership Standard Work, Mixed Model Design for Flow, Plan-for-Every-Part Replenishment, Kanban, Total Cost Analysis, ConWIP, SMED/Set-Up Reduction, Built-In-Quality, Poke-yoke/Mistake Proofing, Root-Cause-Corrective-Action, of Choosing By Advantages (CBA), and Integrated Product/Project Development.

Mr. Marquardt earned an MBA; specializing in Supply Chain Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He also obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Arizona State University and numerous certificates in Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, and Organizational Development. Mr. Marquardt is certified as a Lean Construction trainer by the Associated General Contractors of America, Canadian Construction Association, and the Lean Construction Institute of Canada.

Jason Marquardt is committed to growing Lean and Virtual Design & Construction practices across the construction industry and has been asked to speak and provide training across the US & Canada: