Manufacturing Specialist - U of I Research Park, Post Falls
University of Idaho Research Park
721 Lochsa St, Ste 223
Post Falls ID 83854
Gene Hamacher is a TechHelp Manufacturing Specialist based at the University of Idaho Research Center in Post Falls. He is offering assistance to Idaho manufactures across northern Idaho from the Canadian border south into the Lewiston area.
Most recently, Gene was an Instructor at DeVry University where he taught online courses on Production Control Methods and Lean Manufacturing/JIT. He was also an Instructor for ITT Educational Services, Inc. where he taught classes on Business Management, Project Management, Mathematics & Problem Solving, and Electronics. At Lane Community College, Gene provided classes and advising for small business owners and focused primarily on agricultural businesses and production processes. Gene was Director of Support Services at Triumph Composite Systems; a $70m production facility. Gene started his career at Boeing in Spokane as a Senior Production Manager responsible for leading and managing Production Operations, Maintenance, and Technical support organizations.
Lean Training & Implementation
MSE, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MSM, Operations Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management
BSEET, Electronics Engineering Technology, DeVry University
Gene’s Blog Posts
The North Idaho College (NIC) Workforce Training Center conducted the first Aviation Assembler Course August 1-12 at Sandpoint High School. Three PTECH (Pathways To Early Career High School) students earned the Aviation Assembler Skill Stack badges. Mark Kennaly, James Cope and Alex Miller (pictured at right), completed online coursework followed by 70 hours of Hands-On […]
Download the Event Agenda Here Read all about this event in the Coeur d’Alene Press article here. The first annual I-90 Corridor Aerospace Expo and Spring Conference gave around 200 attendees a chance to Fly, Float and Drive (golf balls) at beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene. Attendees also enjoyed great networking opportunities and heard from key […]
Gene Hamacher to Present Design for Manufacturing/Assembly to Inventors Association of Idaho
Companies that realize sustained success with Lean implementation know that developing their employees’ capabilities to lead continuous improvement efforts is key to their success. The Lean Enterprise Certificate Program arms participants with demonstrated understanding of the Lean Body of Knowledge and provides them hands-on practice applying Lean tools and strategies. If you are interested in learning more about or registering for […]
Kootenai County employers interested in learning more about networking and best practices for businesses might find the Partners in Business group worth a look. The professional networking group was started more than 20 years ago with the purpose of creating mutually beneficial business relationships. The meetings are designed to inform, inspire and educate the business […]