From offices in Boise, Post Falls, Twin Falls, and Pocatello, TechHelp Specialists help Idaho manufacturers, food processors and entrepreneurs improve their competitiveness through continuous product and process innovation.

TechHelp Operational Excellence team: Gene, Dave, and Gregg.
TechHelp’s Operational Excellence Team includes, from left, Dave O’Connell, Gene Hamacher, and Gregg Lynde.

Effective leadership is the key to a successful Operational Excellence initiative. In working with a variety of organizations over the years, TechHelp specialists have identified leadership traits, skills, and techniques that organizations can use to improve the odds of success. 

Do leaders in your organization?

  • Have a passion for improvement (know where to start)
  • Effectively manage and lead change
  • Attack the process, not the people – respect for people
  • Work effectively thru & with people and teams
  • Go See the issue/problem! – Walk the floor
  • Teach the use of Lean tools & concepts
  • Ask great probing questions
  • Can “tell the story”!
  • Promote Visual Factory, Visual Management & Job Aids
  • Know & act on the Voice of the Customer (VOC)

TechHelp’s OE Team can help you identify and work on gaps in your leadership profile.  Contact any member of our Operational Excellence Team or complete a short form to request a free site visit & assessment of your organization’s leadership needs.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Leadership in Manufacturing – Webinar Series

Online

This course is for people in supervisory roles and those who will soon be in those positions, intended to equip participants with the necessary skills to manage, supervise, and lead staff. The instructors of this course have years of experience leading teams in some of the top manufacturing organizations across the U.S. Come leverage their expertise by not only learning but also practicing the skills needed to have a highly effective and functioning team.

$599

Leadership in Manufacturing – Webinar Series

Online

This course is for people in supervisory roles and those who will soon be in those positions, intended to equip participants with the necessary skills to manage, supervise, and lead staff. The instructors of this course have years of experience leading teams in some of the top manufacturing organizations across the U.S. Come leverage their expertise by not only learning but also practicing the skills needed to have a highly effective and functioning team.

$599

IMA Member Site Tour of G Zero CNC Machining – In Person or Virtual

G Zero CNC Machine 1100 W Taylor Ave, Meridian

G Zero machining centers include multi-pallet systems, horizontal milling, vertical milling, and lathe turning with live tooling. This site tour has the option to attend in-person or virtually. Please choose your option when you register. In-person is limited to 25 attendees.

Free

Leadership in Manufacturing – Webinar Series

Online

This course is for people in supervisory roles and those who will soon be in those positions, intended to equip participants with the necessary skills to manage, supervise, and lead staff. The instructors of this course have years of experience leading teams in some of the top manufacturing organizations across the U.S. Come leverage their expertise by not only learning but also practicing the skills needed to have a highly effective and functioning team.

$599

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food – Bozeman, MT

MMEC Conference Room, 2310 University Way, Bldg. 1, Bozeman, MT MMEC Conference Room, 2310 University Way, Bldg. 1, Bozeman

Does your company need a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) on staff to fulfill the requirements of the Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)? The FSMA rule requires food facilities to have a food safety plan in place that includes an analysis of hazards and risk-based preventive controls to minimize or prevent the identified hazards.

Workshop – Creating Your Export Plan with Sarah Massie

Online

Interested in exporting? Join us as Sarah Massie, President of S Massie Consulting, helps you walk through creating your export plan. We are offering in-person and virtual. Lunch is included for in-person attendees.