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About Us

TEiM - Total Excellence in Manufacturing Inc. is a solutions provider to all organizations wishing to adopt Lean methodologies.

TEiM is a group of dedicated professionals who seek to understand the real needs of their clients and then deliver the best service to fit their needs. Please contact us and we will assist you to identify what is required for your company to improve its processes and adopt the lean way of doing business. Also, checkout our client list to see a sample of successful organizations who have used our services.

TEiM was established in Sacramento, CA. to meet the needs of all organizations irrespective of the product or service. We do this in a fast and cost effective manner. As the nature of doing business speeds up, so does the need for change to keep pace with global competitors. If your not embracing change to move forward, then your going in reverse.

TEiM works closely with Sierra College which is one of the Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT). The focus of the CACT is to help and support organizations to adopt and integrate new technologies into their businesses. TEiM provides Lean Enterprise support to the Sierra College CACT which includes training, assessments and demonstration centers. Training can take place onsite at a clients premises or at the Sierra College Gateway Center, Roseville, CA. For more information about the CACT, please contact Sandra Scott at (916) 781-6244 or visit their website at

Mission Statement

TEiM is dedicated to the delivery of value-added service to all our clients.

TEiM will achieve this by coaching our clients to improve their processes so they can deliver value-added service to their own customers.

TEiM is successful in its mission when our clients achieve successful results.

Director of Business Development - David Jones

David has more than thirty-five years experience in business and government ranging from construction, manufacturing, policy and administrative activities.

In 1993, David was recruited by the State of California to establish programs and initiatives at the State level to assist manufacturers become more competitive.

Co-founding TEIM in 2002, David has been working closely with companies throughout the US and World Wide helping them improve their processes, infrastructures and profitability.

David's skills have enabled him to assist companies to achieve:


Process improvements at a printing plant that led to $1.2 million of additional capacity, without  added cost. 

Reductions in work in process (WIP) resulting in $1million of available working capital.

Design of new layouts and processes in numerous Kaizen events to dramatically improve flow and productivity.

Develop Value stream maps to guide the organization to the next level of Lean

Improve productivity by 400 % without additional staff.  

David is a member of the Institution of Electronics and Electrical Incorporated Engineers as an Incorporated Engineer. IEng. MIET



Change and Culture Specialist - Janice Whiting

From Corporate America to International Conferences, Janice Whiting’s interactive, insightful and fun presentation style energizes and engages her audiences so they can take away information and skills they will remember and use. She is a dynamic business leader and presenter with a gift for facilitating interactive business discussions.

Janice’s career has taken her across industries from Construction, Social Services and Manufacturing to Engineering Firms, working with all levels of management and leadership. Her early career was spent with the California Community College systems and local governmental agencies coaching individuals in areas of career and professional development.  From there she ventured out into the for-profit sector as co-owner in a Micro Brewery for seven years.  In addition, she continued to excel in management and leadership positions running millions of dollars in training and employee development programs.  She has continued to expand her expertise in the areas of facilitation, human performance technology and organizational development through assisting numerous non-profit, governmental and for-profit organizations with:

Organizational Development

Leadership Development

Change Management

Strategic Planning 

She holds a B.A. in Sociology and her M.S. in Counseling. In addition to her consulting activities she has been actively involved as adjunct faculty with California State University, Sacramento.  She has taught in the Counseling Masters and Education Departments and the College of Continuing Education in the areas of Management, Career Development, Workforce Development and Human Resources. She is also  adjunct faculty with the University of California, Davis in the area of Management and Organizational Change.

She focuses her primary energies on helping companies move into sustaining a lean culture.



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