Coach for Lean Leadership, Lean Leadership Institute
Joseph Ricciardelli is a founding partner at Tecla Consulting. He is an expert in lean management, World Class Manufacturing (one of only 13 certified Fiat MTU trainers for WCM in the world), and TPM - JIPM. He holds a PhD in mechanical engineering, with more than 20 years of experience as an international consultant throughout Europe, the United States, India, Mexico and Russia. He promotes systematic and customized building of continuous improvement programs (in small, medium and multinational companies) from the foundation level up to the sustaining phase, built upon a real people development within the company. His client portfolio is centered on both the service and manufacturing sectors (Automotive, Logistics, Food and Beverage, Packaging, Injection Molding, Construction). His main strength is that he has had opportunities to practice what he has been preaching, having previously held a position of a plant manager, bringing the company from near-bankruptcy to an award winner. Ricciardelli is also an associate professor at Master Studies for Entrepreneurs at CUOA.