Jerry M. Wright, PE, MBA, LGC, LSSBB

Master Black Belt

So Cal Lean Network Chair

Message from the Chair


This is the home page for the So Cal Lean Network - the place for all things Lean in San Diego and Southern California!


August 8, 2019 

The Lean Sharing Event will be at the new distribution site for Biotix in southern San Diego County.  During the tour of the Biotix San Diego Distribution Center, attendees will see emphasis on SIPOC, Value Stream Mapping, 6S, Root Cause/Corrective Action, Gemba, Single Piece Flow, Visual Controls, Kanban, and Production Leveling. To register and for more information, click here.

​​​​​​​​​​SO CAL LEAN TOUR - Orange and Riverside Counties

September 11-12, 2019

The final planning stages are being completed over the next week for the next AMESo Cal Lean Tour. We'll be featuring 3-4 great companies to allow participants to "kick the tires" and see operations and lean efforts up close and in person. More information will be forthcoming in the next few weeks.


June 27, 2019 

Join us for a Lean Sharing Event at nVent (formerly Pentair). nVent has an amazing business system and really demonstrates formal Hoshin Planning / Strategy Deployment from the boardroom to the shop floor. In this morning event, you will see great visuals, flow, kanban, kaizen, SMED and much more. This event is currently sold out.

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Current Events

Want to join the So Cal Lean Network? It's free to join right now. Send your contact information to the Chair using this link: Join the SCLN

Dexcom has one Business Transformation Program Manager opening. Local company nVent is looking for a paid summer intern to assist with Lean efforts at their locations. Teledyne Impulse San Diego is looking for a Senior Buyer and a Senior Buyer/Planner. Please click here to go to the Jobs & Resumes page.

Our next Lean Sharing Event will be at Biotix in their new distribution center location from 8:00 am to 10:30 am on Thursday, August 8. Click here to register and for more information.

Check out the AME San Diego Consortium schedule recently updated through December here.

Need help with Lean and/or Lean Six Sigma training in-person, on-site or even on-line? Check out the updated Training and Education page to learn more about or offerings by clicking here.