Lean Manufacturing o el Sistema de producción Toyota es el responsable de grandes historias de éxito para las empresas que han pasado de un sistema de producción tradicional que genera costos muy elevados, a un sistema Lean con mejores resultados de negocio en cuanto a Calidad, Costo, Entrega, con un enfoque en el desarrollo humano, mejora de operaciones con enfoques muy diferentes que brindan resultados tangibles mucho más exitosos. En ALFRA hemos mejorado un gran numero de empresas trabajando directamente con sus gerencias, desarrollandolos y obteniendo resultados en cuanto a su liderazgo, operación y administración Lean.


Entender que es Lean, sus inicios como filosofía y creación de sistemas de excelencia. Conocer y aprender herramientas Lean.


Aprender cuales son los pasos de implementación de un verdadero Lean y sus ventajas sobre el pensamiento tradicional.


Mostrar el Liderazgo Lean, la cultura y como tomar decisiones para la formación de una empresa con estos elementos.



Based on his broad experience, Gustavo is expert applying a suitable approach for Continuous Improvement needed on the different organizations from a Business results optic, becoming an effective Coach for Top Management and support for The Toyota Way roles.

Gustavo has learned The Toyota Way directly from its Author, Dr. Jeff Liker, and has applied it on Gemba as a Team with many Executives from Toyota specialized on General Management, TPM, Lean Mfg Tools, and Supply Chain. Gustavo has taught the Toyota Production System at all organizational levels and has applied over 50 companies of different sizes: Lean Leadership Systems (Hoshin Kanri, FMDS, and 8-Step Problem Solving), Toyota Kata for development, Supply Chain Management, TPM, Lean Manufacturing tools (5S’s, SW, SMED, Jidoka, Poka Yoke, Heijunka, JIT, etc.), and Lean Office approach. On Six Sigma, Gustavo as Master Black Belt has trained and certified +500 Black Belts, Green Belts, and Yellow Belts.

Gustavo has +20 years of experience on Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing, Process Engineering and Quality in large companies: Motor Wheel (Automotive), Kodak, Philips, Daltile, American Standard. He has +12 years of experience as Vice/President Staff as Continuous Improvement Director for American Standard México and Master Black Belt Champion for Daltile México. He has deployed programs that have achieved +$110 Million USD in savings with +3,000 projects on all departments: R&D, Engineering, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Quality, Logistics, Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, Energy. Over his 22 years experience, Gustavo has been exposed to many different organizations applying suitable Lean approaches on a variety of systems with diversity on leadership styles.

Master Degree Professor at Tec Milenio and Professor at ICAMI Business School. Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma lecture in México on various Universities and Forums.



Professional Summary
Karcher Mexico Materials Manager
Amphenol Cemmex Logistics Manager
JCI Components Plant Planning and Production
Controls Manager

Rodolfo is an Advisor for Lean Operations with experience in global companies within Strategic Planning, Lean Operations, Supply Chain, HR, Sales &Finance.
He has been learning and developed on improve the all Supply Chain in Industrial environment. Using tools of Toyota Production System and Six Sigma Rodolfo has impacted positively the Supply reducing lead times, Inventories, improving processes, etc. Creating more lean operations and supporting people.
As expatriate on USA for JCI, he was able to support implementation of ERP SAP to improve process and quality of supply chain on 3 plants.
Rodolfo is a change agent enrolled with the high demand of the automotive industry, focused on results, but not leaving human side, values and caring for business interests
For over 15 years he has been constantly trained and deploying Improvement Projects to maximize as much resources possible to make thing better and easier, Rodolfo has been trained in the Toyota Way Culture, connecting the Lean Supply for the customers.
Rodolfo can help your team to accomplish their goals, to make things happen, meaning Business Transformation on Lean Supply to Lean Culture



Liker Lean Advisors Vice President
Toyota Kata Ambassador
Former VP IISE
Former Lean Manager at Celestica

B.S. Industrial Engineering at Tec de Monterrey
Several Lean Certifications for international Institutes

Francisco is a Toyota Kata Ambassador and Pioneer to spread the Toyota Kata in Mexico, he has been applying TK with his colleague Dr. Jeff Liker ( author of the best seller the toyota Way) and many other Coaches in companies with the hieghest TPS people development. Francisco presents experience in Toyota Kata for the last 5 years within Automotive, Oil & gas, Plastic, Medical, Electronics, in Assembly, Machining and Machine and Autonomation. Is leading Alfra Lean Advisors a Consulting firm with over 1,500 customers companies from 7 countries. He also is the Vice President of Alfra Institute, a education organization to develop the top Management under a Lean MBA degree formed with Former Toyota executives and Top worldwide Management.

He has been learning, applying, and teaching the Toyota Production System in Canada, USA, Mexico, Latin America & Europe. He has taught and applied Lean from the senior management level to the operational levels closest to Gemba fro over 150 companies from international corporations, to mid-size and small family businesses from diferent industry sectors such as: Service, Logistics, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronic, Bank, Ceramic, Education, Defense Electronic, Food & Beverage, Gas & Oil, Electric Manufacturing, and several manufacturing sectors.

Francisco is a Toyota Kata Ambassador and Pioneer to spread the Toyota Kata in Mexico, he has been applying TK with his colleague Dr. Jeff Liker ( author of the best seller the toyota Way) and many other Coaches in companies with the hieghest TPS people development.

For over 5 years he has been constantly trained by the Best Seller “Toyota Way (800 hrs),” the Ex President of JV Toyota China Mr Shingo (360 hrs), and various Toyota top Management ( + 1000 hrs).

His best expertise is in: Coaching Toyota Kata, Lean Manufacturing ,Lean Office, Lean Culture and Business Transformation.

He is an Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Monterrey Technical Institute. He has taught classes for students in over 15 Universities, lecturing in various Congresses in Mexico. Certified as Black Belt Six Sigma at Institution of Industrial Engineers, and the Theory of Constraints and Thinking Process at the EGADE of the Monterrey Technical Institute.

Francisco is a former Celestica leader & manager of the Lean Culture Transformation, with BlackBerry (RIM), Palm, HTC as Principals customers, with sales of over 1 billion dollars. This transformation involved over 5,000 people.

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