The Timken Company creates new position for Six Sigma

The Timken Company, a steel and bearing manufacturer having a presence across 27 countries, announced recently that the company has created a new position: senior vice president of quality and lean six sigma.  The first occupant of this position is Donna J. Demerling, who started her career with the company in 1972 and came to occupy the position of senior vice president of supply chain transformation in 2003.

The newly created position emphasizes the company’s stress on quality management. In fact, as The reports:

In her new position, Demerling will be responsible for quality assurance throughout all of Timken’s business processes, including product design, manufacturing, supply chain and administrative areas. She will continue to lead the lean six sigma function.