Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Joseph Wexler, as a member of the Dell Computer team charged with setting up a Six Sigma Initiative, was instrumental in saving the Fortune 50 company over $250 Million USD within 3 years. He expanded these efforts to Dell's worldwide supplier base. While at Compaq Computer he did the research and development of a Process Benchmarking methodology and related training; co-created Compaq's Total Quality Management system involving 5000+ participants within 3 years. Joe aided in the design and delivery of Total Quality training curriculums to all organizational levels and functions and assisted operations with annual quality planning, as well as National Quality Award training and consultation. Working with the American Productivity and Quality Center he successfully facilitated several International Benchmarking initiatives. He has developed several unique Process Improvement methods and successfully introduced them in multiple organizations. At Geosource (now Halliburton) he installed Employee Involvement processes with focuses on quality, productivity, and customer service in Singapore, Argentina, and multiple US sites. He stressed team building using traditional methods and outdoor adventure learning techniques; climate survey and morale improvement projects. Implemented a Succession Planning method with high potential identification, development and retention sub-systems. Joe was active in Assessment Center research, design and practical application, as well as facilitation of Strategic Planning events.
Wexler started his career at the Center for Creative Leadership as a Program Associate where he participated in the research and design of Assessment Center techniques.
Joseph Wexler has skills in quality deployment, organization development, training and process improvement. He has had success with both product- and service-based corporations; public and governmental organizations. Mr. Wexler's work has focused on Six Sigma Initiatives, Process Benchmarking, team-based quality processes, and advanced quality and cost reduction initiatives. He has 25 years of manufacturing, service, and consulting experience. He has served clients in North, South and Central America, Europe, India and Asia. Mr. Wexler served as Coordinating Editor of The Benchmarking Management Guide for Productivity Press. He helped the Government of Colombia create their successful National Quality Award (Baldrige based), and his expertise has been recognized by invitation to serve as an Examiner for the International Benchmarking Clearinghouse Award and the Texas State Quality Award. Mr. Wexler is a frequent speaker on quality and productivity to National conferences and professional societies. Most recently he presented to the American Society for Quality's International Six Sigma Conference on a unique approach to process improvement called 'Quick Change'.