As Director, Operations Master Black Belt at Philips Healthcare Agustiady drove all continuous improvement projects in the CT/ AMI Operations function, resulting in the highest efficiency and effectiveness levels within Philips Healthcare. She was the transformation leader for the two businesses providing coaching and leadership in the new methodology. She was recently a strategic change agent as a key member of the BASF Site Leadership Team responsible for infusing the use of Lean Six Sigma throughout the organization.
Tina consistently improves cost, quality, and delivery by applying Lean and Six Sigma tools to achieve improvements through a simplification process. Tina is an experienced leader who has facilitated many Kaizen, 5s, and Root Cause Analysis events throughout her career in the healthcare, food, and chemical industries. She has conducted six sigma training and improvement programs in the Baking industry at Dawn Foods and at Nestlé Prepared Foods where she held positions as a Six Sigma Product and Process Design Specialist responsible for driving optimum fit of product design and current manufacturing process capability, reducing total manufacturing cost and consumer complaints.
Her many activities and responsibilities include serving as the past Lean Division President and current Technical Vice President of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) . She has served as a board director and chairman for the IISE annual conferences and Lean Six Sigma conferences.
Agustiady is an instructor who trains and certifies students for Lean, Six Sigma, Innovation, Design of Experiments and Business Process Management for IISE, Lean Sigma Corporation, Six Sigma Digest, and Villanova/Bisk University. She is a Subject Matter Expert, Professor and Course Designer for professional certification programs, including undergraduate and graduate degrees at Villanova University and Bisk Education.
Her accomplishments as a writer and author are numerous, including serving as an editor for the International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage. She has co-authored for "Statistical Techniques for Project Control", "Sustainability: Utilizing Lean Six Sigma Techniques", "Total Productive Maintenance: Strategies and Implementation Guide". She has also authored "Communication for Continuous Improvement Projects" and her recently published book, "Design for Six Sigma: A Practical Approach through Innovation". She serves as series editor for the CRC Press/Taylor and Francis book series "Continuous Improvement".
Agustiady was a featured author in 2014:
She was honored to be a Feigenbaum medal winner for 2016, presented to an individual who is 35 years of age or younger (as of October 1 of applying year), who has displayed outstanding characteristics of leadership, professionalism, and potential in the field of quality and also whose work has been or, will become of distinct benefit to mankind.
Agustiady received her BS in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Ohio University. She earned her Black Belt and Master Black Belt certifications at Clemson University.