Oscar Estrada

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Oscar Estrada, MBB, President/CEO Lean Six Sigma Services

Oscar joined LS Services on March 25, 2013. Oscar comes to us from Senco where he was the Vice President of Senco Business System, He was responsible for the SBS certification within all departments from Ground Level to reaching Gold Level including the formal classes of Yellow, Green, Black and Master Black Belts. Other responsibilities include promoting awareness, identification of projects, calculation and responsibility for project financials, reporting deployment results, and preparing strategy deployment plans for the company.

Oscar worked at Smurfit-Stone (Container Division) where he was the Director of Continuous Improvement within the Operations and Procurement department. He held similar positions with Rexnord Aerospace, Praxair Surface Technologies and Dorel Juvenile Group. At Dorel, Oscar was featured in the 75th Anniversary Fortune Special Issue Magazine, in the article “The Way We Innovate Now” in their Industrial Management & Technology version.

Oscar has also held a variety of positions which included Operations, Logistics, Procurement, Scheduling, Warehouse, and management assignments with Federal Mogul, a tier one supplier of the Automotive Industry. He has extensive Lean experience in a variety of fields and has been recognized several times for Operational Excellence.

Oscar has proven success in analyzing complex situations and developing solutions to operational problems. He is a leader with excellent motivational and bilingual communication skills. A keen strategist with demonstrated success in team building, cost controlling and forever committed to the continuous pursuit of excellence. He specializes in identifying and enhancing value added activities and is able to translate strategic vision into attainable objectives.

A native of Chicago, Oscar earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Operations from DeVry University. He is certified Lean /Six Sigma and a member of the five-star program, supported through the Automotive Industry. He also obtained a Master Black Belt Certification through Quality Training Institute.



  • Implemented Lean / 6 Sigma Culture through the entire Business Flow, Marketing through Suppliers in 2011/2012 
  • Train & Mentor 33 Yellow Belts in preparation of their Green Belt course in 2011 
  • Train & Mentor 12 Green Belts in preparation of their Black Belt course in 2012 
  • Improved fill-rates from 4/5 days lead-time to same day by implementing the Supermarket Concept in 2012 
  • Developed the Strategy Deployment for the Top Level to align with one common goal in 2011/2012 
  • Facilitated 78 formal Kaizen events with hard savings of 3.4m in 2011/2012 
  • Developed and executed regional sourcing strategies including supplier selection, development and overall supplier management, applied Lean/Six Sigma tool, TPI (Transactional Process Improvement) in 2010 
  • Modified to adapt the aerospace industry to 1 piece flow hands on training simulation to support our RBS philosophy in 2007 
  • Facilitated 105 formal Kaizen events with a goal of $8.28m, exceed by identifying $16.5m in 2007 
  • Introduced and coordinated Lean / Six Sigma Awareness with employee involvement global (9 countries, 29 sites, 7 languages) in 2006 
  • Increased plant efficiency 4.5 %, saved $1.2m, manage 940 employees, budget responsibility $21m in 2005 
  • Improved on-time delivery from 64% to 93%, P & L responsibility for 110 employees in 2003 
  • Saved $350k monthly by implementing 6Sigma, Kaizen, Kanban and Continuous Improvement methodologies in 2002 
  • Reduced inventory levels from $14.8m to $8.3m, within eight months and freight costs from $180k to $2k per month and reduced employee turnover from 94.6% to less than 1% in 2001. 
  • Assisted in the upgrade of the AS400 system (PRMS 8.2, upgrade to 8.4+) in 2000 


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