Daniel C. Castle

Principal Consultant * Management Engineering

4225 Summit Creek Boulevard * Suite 6107 * Orlando * Florida * 32837
Home/Office: 01 (503) 623-5361 * Mobile: 01 (503) 877-7866 * Email: Daniel.Castle@castlequality.com

Operations Expert
Process Improvement Leader

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International Leader with multi-year postings in global locations.  Extensive work experience in America, India, Singapore, Europe and the Middle East
Repeated delivery of major financial results through alignment of production, service, and delivery systems with strategic objectives.
Proven ability to slash operating costs and other waste while improving both customer and employee satisfaction.
Extensive background in leading large teams in a global environment across many businesses and cultures.
Highly intelligent technical and process mentor for large improvement engineering and consulting communities.



Selected Achievement Highlights

۩   Drove Business Excellence for Tata Communications, a $3 billion unit of the $100 billion Tata Group. Deliver improved results, coordination, and collaboration through five verticals: Process Management, Process Control, Process Improvement, System Stewardship, and System Assessment.  As Chief Quality Officer led Tata Communications and the Tata Group in various areas of corporate and social responsibility.  Extended Business Excellence reach across all Tata companies via promotion to the central Tata Sons organization.

۩   Delivered $500 million in cost savings and revenue enhancement to the bottom line by implementing a process improvement program for over 25,000 employees. Designed and deployed HP Lean Sigma across all units of Hewlett-Packard's Imaging and Printing Group, covering major plants in over a dozen world-wide locations, including China, India, Singapore, Spain, Germany, Ireland, Brazil, Mexico, and Israel, as well as locations all across the US. Led overall HP Lean Sigma design program covering an additional 100,000 employees.

۩   Managed supply chain operations for a $400 million InkJet Cartridge manufacturing facility, including procurement, planning, inventory management, documentation management, supply chain engineering, industrial engineering, technical services, and shipping.

۩   Halved manufacturing costs within six months in a mature environment by improving capacity utilization and cutting defect rates by 80 percent.


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Author / Editor

Tata Quick Reference

HP Lean Sigma Memory Jogger

APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge Framework

Nightingale College of Nursing Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Case Study Packet (2009)

Coyote Community College Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Case Study Packet (2000)

Gemini Home Health Services Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Case Study (1998)

Barking Up The Right Tree - Volumes I-IV


Inventor / Innovator

Filed Patents  *  Education

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HP Lean Sigma Program Results as shown by stock value change versus key competitors Canon, Dell, Lexmark, and Xerox

HP Lean Sigma Program Results as shown by stock value change versus leading Six Sigma companies GE, Motorola, Caterpillar, Bank of America, and IBM

HP Lean Sigma Program Results as shown by stock value change versus Lean leader Toyota Motor Corporation

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Mr. Castle is an Associate of Management Engineering

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