Michigan-based Tubelite Inc. named Tim McMenamin its lean champion to “help drive efficiency and quality, improve productivity and optimize the company’s value stream.”

McMenamin most recently led six sigma lean manufacturing efforts at E&J Gallo Winery and previously served as a team leader managing several bottling production lines.

Prior to joining Tubelite, McMenamin served in various project and production leader positions with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge and American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Davenport University with a focus on supply chain and logistics.