The Pro Action Group Team Bios

Greg Bashford

Greg Bashford, Vice President – Service Delivery, has over 25 years of Lean Manufacturing experience using the Toyota Production System in training, product development, just in time, standard work, Kanban and manufacturing.
Prior to joining The ProAction Group, Greg worked for Lexington Metal Systems as the General Manager. Greg’s responsibilities at Lexington Metals System were working with the Sales Department on forecasting and New Products and with Engineering on New Product launches. Also Greg worked with Manufacturing on producing product in a Just-In-Time environment using the Lean Manufacturing tools from the Toyota Production System and with Finance (Controller) on all plant budgets.
Greg also trained his staff at Lexington Metals on the Toyota Production System and managed continuous improvement throughout the system. Greg and his staff also moved 4 manufacturing locations into one location.
Greg has trained manufacturing facilities in Lean Manufacturing Process tools for continuous improvement like Delco Engine Re-Manufacturing, Morey’s Seafood, Ford and others. Some of the Lean tools he implemented were Kanban, 5 S, Quick Changeover, Block scheduling, Standard Work, One Part Flow, Error Proofing, and Sales and Operation Planning. Greg’s additional Lean Manufacturing experience comes from Metalforming Technologies Inc., Lean Manufacturing Consulting, RWD Technologies Inc., and Johnson Controls, Inc.