John Henry's ability to make downtime and changeover time disappear as
if by magic has earned him worldwide fame as the Changeover Wizard.
broad, deep, experience includes stints in the US Navy, Manager
Facility Operations for a pharmaceutical manufacturing campus, and
ownership and operation of a manufacturing machinery design, sales &
service business. In 1996 he founded Changeover.com to reduce
changeover time in manufacturing and other industries. In 2007 he sold
the machinery business and since then has focused on SMED, Operational
Excellence, Overall Equipment Effectiveness / Efficiency (OEE) and other
lean manufacturing activities.
In addition to industry
experience, John was an Adjunct Instructor at Southern New Hampshire
University's Graduate School of Business from 1982 to 2012. In that
capacity, John developed and taught courses in Operations Management,
Strategic Management, Organizational Theory and Development,
Compensation Management and other courses.
From 2005 to 2013 John
was an Adjunct Instructor in the graduate industrial engineering
program at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. He developed and
taught their Packaging Technology course.
John holds an MBA with
concentrations in Industrial Management and Human Resource Management
from InterAmerican University (1979). John also holds a Master of
Science in Business Education from Southern New Hampshire University
John has published over 100 papers, articles and columns
in industry journals and magazines. Many of these are collected in his
book: Machinery Matters:John Henry on Packaging, Machinery, Troubleshooting
Other books include:
Packaging Machinery Handbook
Achieving Lean Changeover: Putting SMED to Work
Secrets of Buying Packaging Machinery (with Rich Frain)
Secrets of Effective Troubleshooting (Coming in 2016)
was awarded a patent for a Two Part Mixing Container for keeping hair
dye and activator separate until mixing prior to application.
is active in the Institute of Packaging Professionals where he
developed and presents their semi-annual course "Packaging machinery
John is also a founding director of the Institute for Pharmaceutical Engineering.
John is fully bi-lingual in English and Spanish.
He may be contacted at email@example.com or on his mobile cell at 787-550-9650 during eastern business hours.
Full CV available on request.