David MacKay

Learning Consultant, Milestone Consulting LLC
Los Angeles

David MacKay works with organizations and project teams across Canada and the U.S. to implement and practice Lean thinking and methods. Before starting his own consulting company, he worked with PCL Construction developing and leading Lean training and implementation in California and around North America. He has 29 years of industry experience working on a wide variety of projects, primarily planning and scheduling. David co-facilitated the Advanced Lean Boot Camp at the 2nd and 3rd LCI-C conferences and has presented at several LCI conferences in Canada and the U.S. David holds a Certificate of Management for Lean and is a core member of the LA/OC LCI Community of Practice.

10:15 — 5S – Bringing Lean to the Field

David Crowe
David MacKay

Saint-Antoine (9e étage)

5S is so much more than organizing your jobsite. It is a key to bringing Lean thinking to frontline field workers. Learn how to fully utilize 5S to improve flow, productivity, safety and quality on the jobsite. Learn how to use Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize and Sustain to become the basis for a Lean field operation.

13:00 — Building Continuous Improvement into the Organization

Paul Frolick
David MacKay

Saint-Antoine (9e étage)

One indicator of a successful Lean transformation is changing people’s thinking and level of engagement from My Job = Doing the Work to My Job = Doing the Work + Improving the Work. But how do we make this change? This session will provide insights based on a company’s Lean journey.

08:30 — Advancing Lean Bootcamp

Eric Lusis
David MacKay
Brian McEachern

Montréal CD (11e étage)

Are you wondering how you can use Lean thinking in your organization or on a project? The design and construction industry is seeing reduced costs, improved profitability, improved schedule reliability and increased employee engagement. The Lean community is also seeing these benefits for owners and service providers. 

This one-day bootcamp will help you gain a clear understanding of what Lean is all about. By the end of the day, you will have a better understanding of flow efficiency, value, waste, pull and the value stream. You will see how principles and behaviors such as collaboration, continuous improvement and respect for people drive the Lean processes and supply chains. And you will be introduced to several methods and tools available to apply a Lean solution.