Lean Institute Ukraine is a part of Lean Global Network, founded by James Womack and Daniel Jones in 2007, who were the first to introduce the Lean methodology to the world. Our membership in Lean Global Network, which today includes 32 institutions, gives us the opportunity to involve the best Lean Consultants in the world with years of experience implementing Lean in such companies as Amazon, Ikea, Starbucks, Nike, New Balance and many others. The Lean Certification by Lean Global Network is recognized worldwide. Lean consultants from Lean Institute Ukraine are the most professional lean practitioners in Ukraine with experience in implementing Lean in such companies as MHP, Novaya Pochta, Biopharma, Astarta, Kernel, etc.
Lean Institute Ukraine (LIU) collaborates with organizations and companies that have embarked on the path to transformation.

Such cooperation involves training partner-company personnel with cost-effective approaches and methods, launching projects for improvement, joint experiments and use of new approaches in thinking and concrete actions, as well as coaching for executives and Kaizen teams.

Using Lean thinking helps companies develop their own human resources, quickly transform knowledge and actions into results, gradually reduce losses at all stages of creating value, and, as a result, raise their competitiveness.

LIU focuses on the development of people, their understanding of the principles of thrift, thus increasing the expertise of Lean production in Ukraine.

Another priority of LIU activity is to integrate Lean thinking into Ukrainian business. LIU helps Ukrainian companies, facing complex challenges in today's world, to go through a deep transformation process in order to increase their competitiveness both locally and internationally.

Our partners show great interest and responsibility in the implementation of the transformation line, as well as the desire and enthusiasm for joint learning and the exchange of results.
LGN is a community of lean thought leaders and practitioners with the goal of making things better by advancing lean thinking and practice throughout the world. Founded by Jim Womack and Dan Jones in 2007, LGN supports the members in three fundamental ways:

  • Share knowledge on lean thinking and practice to develop skills within the community
  • Collaborate on joint company projects and events
  • Develop new educational materials such as publications and training

LGN has working relationships and learning partnerships with individuals and organizations throughout the globe. Partners come from all walks of life – industry, university faculty, researchers, member associations, retired lean practitioners, healthcare organizations, government agencies, and NGOs to name a few examples. We are mission driven and therefore our goals are to help others:

  • Provide more fulfilling work and continued personal development
  • Enable individuals to realize and create more value
  • Minimize resource use and environmental impact
  • Improve organizational performance
  • Raise living standards for society
As members of the LGN community, we work together to develop and strengthen our lean thinking capabilities to create value for our customers and ensure the success of our organizations.

More information you can find here: http://leanglobal.org/lean-global-network/

Chairman of the supervisory board
Member of the supervisory board
Member of the supervisory board
Vasyl Khmelnytsky is a Ukrainian entrepreneur and philanthropist, founder of UFuture Investment Group. Among the most famous projects are the revitalization of the Kyiv airport, the construction of the metropolitan shopping and entertainment center OCEAN PLAZA and the Novopecherskie Lipki complexes, the "Fountains Boulevard", "RiverStone", "Parkovoe". The support of social projects in the branches of economy and education is provided by the fund of Vasyl Khmelnytsky K.Fund.
Peter Villath is known as one of the pioneers in implementing Lean Management in a variety of industries - either as a project manager or with a strong involvement in 14 large-scale transformation projects around the world. Among his clients are companies such as Siemens and Continental, as well as the National Health Service of England.
Yalchin Ibukken is the founder and president of the Lean Institute Turkey (Turkey), which was established in 2002 and is part of the Lean Global Network. Today, in the portfolio of LIT already more than 600 transformational projects of economical production, which were successfully implemented by the institute with the direct support of Yalchin.
Lean Consultant
Lean Consultant
Serhii is a lean-practitioner with many years of experience in introducing lean-thinking in Ukrainian companies (among them MHP, Astarta, Nova Poshta). Edited by Serhii well-known books "The Machine That Changed the World", "Learning to see", and "Work of Management" were published in Ukrainian.
Tatiana is a budgeting and financial analysis manager with international experience in financial control of factories in Ukraine, Russia, India and Azerbaijan. The author of the book "Integral assessment of the financial state of the enterprise".

Dmitry has experience in implementing comprehensive programs for improving the production system. His area of responsibility was the development of a system of continuous improvement, as well as training the main methods and approaches of the employees of a large industrial enterprise.
Lean Consultant
Lean Consultant
Chief Marketing Officer
Michaylo is a lean specialist with expertise in implementing continuous improvement methodology in manufacturing and service companies. Development of a systematic approach of Lean development in organizations: from forming competencies within companies and creating training programs to analyzing the structure of income and expenses and optimization of cross-functional processes.
Andrew has more than 8 years of experience in developing and implementing programs to improve the operational efficiency of manufacturing enterprises and service companies. Initiated and supported projects on Lean methodology. Formed and taught Kaizen teams.
Yulia has a Master Degree in Economics (KNTEU), had studied Economics in Krakowska Akademia Ekonomiczna in Krakow and received a Marketing Diploma in London School of Marketing (CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing). She has more than 13 years of experience in the field of marketing and communications in both Ukrainian and foreign companies. In 2015 she received a Diploma in Digital Marketing in Kiev Academy of Media Arts.
Operations Manager
Valentina has a degree in economics and is responsable for operational management at Lean Institute Ukraine. The field of her activities covers communication with clients, organization of events and the establishment of internal processes of the institute. The main principle in her work: customer oriantation and flexibility.
Production rationalization consultant
Victoria is a certified specialist in the field of international transport and warehouse logistics, as well as procurement. He has many years of experience in a company that is part of one of the largest corporations in Japan. As a business analyst she was directly involved in the development of measures to automate the logistics, procurement and administrative processes of the company, received a certification in business analysis in IT. Received CIMA certification in management accounting and reporting in 2015.
Senior Lean Consultant
Vice President of Lean Institute Turkey (Istanbul, Turkey). Over 27 years of experience in Toyota, Ford Otosan, Uzel Makina, Otoyli and Karsan factories in Turkey. Since 2009, as a Lean Consultant, he has been successfully implementing Lean Thinking in enterprises around the world.
Educational project manager
Daria has a master's degree in Japanese language and literature from the Kyiv National University. Taras Shevchenko. 7 years of experience in project management, more than 15 successfully implemented cultural, charitable, educational, political projects. For more than 3 years she has been developing online education, launched more than 20 online courses. In 2018 she received a certificate in Project Management.
Lean Institute Ukraine opens the vacancy of a consultant on the introduction of lean thinking.
Who we are looking for:

- A person with experience in implementing lean thinking (economical production, TPM) in Ukrainian or foreign enterprises
- Has experience in conducting internal training in companies
- Ready to study and work according to Lean Institute Ukraine and Lean Global Network methodology

What we offer:
- Ability to implement lean trasformation projects in the framework of our joint projects with the Lean Global Network
- Friendly staff
- Compatitive salary.

If you meet the above criteria and you are interested in our offer please send us your resume:
Representatives of Lean Global Network
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