Mark Hanke


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Mark Hanke


Global Manufacturing Lean Six Sigma Deployment Director – Ford Motor Company North America Region


Dates Apr 2018 – Present
Responsible for Lean Six Sigma implementation at (32) Ford North American manufacturing facilities. Develop and execute strategy with senior leadership for successful Six Sigma deployment at all North American manufacturing plants. Establish and implement standards across the region for consistent growth. Team includes 45+ MBBs, 700+ Black belts and 3000+ greenbelts across the region. Projects are focused on key metrics (SQDC) that are critical to meeting manufacturing plant goals. Training is critical to our success and accomplished through structured mentoring at all levels of the operation. Annual results on the order of $31M in cost savings, 150+ safety, 500+ quality and 400+ delivery projects. Team focus on increasing flow, eliminating waste and decreasing costs through Kaizen and DMAIC projects.

ATO Manufacturing Division – Quality Manager, Master Black Belt

Dates Sep 2004 – Jul 2018

Implement QOS strategies across manufacturing division. Improve internal processes. Review and improve suppliers processes.Responsible for Lean Six Sigma implementation at (5) manufacturing facilities. Work closely with plant MBBs to develop, foster and grow Six Sigma implementation at each facility. Work on high value, division-wide projects including inventory reduction, process improvements and quality improvements. Concentration on improving delivery/flow, increasing JPH and lowering costs.

Certification Level

Master Black Belt

Certification Body

Ford Motor Company

Certification Year


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