Operations Science Institute

Mike Gores

Mike Gores, Operations Science Institute expert coach

Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Leader

Operations Science Training and Coaching

Mike has thirty-eight years’ experience successfully driving continual improvement in Manufacturing, Quality, Product & Process Development and Global Supply Chain Operations. Mike has applied operations science concepts in various leadership positions ranging from product and process engineering supervision, plant quality manager, plant operations manager, process development and product development manager and global manufacturing manager.

His most recent assignment was senior director, global supply chain optimization for the 3M Transportation and Electronics Business Group, a $4B Global business supporting the automotive, electronics, architectural window film and consumer electronics markets.  He led a global supply chain team with customer and manufacturing locations located in US, Canada, South America, Europe, China and Asia.

Mike has extensive experience leading global teams responsible for accelerating improvements in customer service, safety, regulatory compliance, quality, cost and free cash flow conversion. Mike also used operations science concepts to successfully drive continuous improvement in design and execution of global supply chains including manufacturing and distribution. He is a certified lean six sigma black belt and has a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from the University of North Dakota.