A native of North Carolina, Jeff Beamon received his Bachelor’s degree from North Carolina A&T State University. He went on to earn his Master of Science from Iowa State University of Science and Technology in 1988. Jeff’s hard work and aspiring nature led him to a position as manufacturing engineer, which marked the start of an extremely successful career in manufacturing with Square D Company.
He moved to provide significant service and training on the Toyota Production System with Copeland Corporation for over a decade where he held several positions in Continuous Improvement, Operations and Plant Manager. Jeff’s tenure with Copeland allowed him to gain significant knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing and Transformation projects. By supplementing this experience with his strong interpersonal skills and thirst for change, Jeff worked to optimize management, operational and manufacturing systems by integrating these strategies into the organization. These skills provided an impetus for his teaching and training others using this new methodology and groundbreaking techniques.
Jeff’s career then led him to North Carolina State University as a Lean Consultant. This opportunity allows Jeff to utilize his skills throughout the State of North Carolina to assist manufacturing, hospitals, military, etc. achieve improvements through implementation of the Lean Tools, Transformation, Strategic Planning, Six Sigma Green Belt, and Team Building to continually improve these organizations to remain competitive in this Global Marketplace.
Coinciding with Jeff’s hard work, diligence, flexibility and reputation as an innovative thinker and change agent, his time is not limited to his career. Jeff’s passion for engineering, desire to improve his surrounding communities, and his continuous quest for his own personal improvement, has led him to develop and demonstrate a profound commitment to fellowship and faith through participation in his community. Jeff has served in other capacities such as United Way Volunteer, Trainer, and Deacon and several ministries at his Church. Jeff continues to dive into new and exciting roles within the workplace and the broader community, challenging himself to embrace new opportunities.