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Christy Leite

Christy Leite


How I Might Be Able to Assist

Contact me with for questions or information on the application of continuous improvement tools to a project you are working on or are about to start. You can contact me for questions about project management, or presentations. You can also call me if you just need an opinion or some guidance on something you are not sure about. I am happy to help.

Professional Projects or Initiatives of Interest

Most recent project (Jan 2018): Process Management/Variation Reduction for Solution Control, Aerojet Rocketdyne – Used DMAIC methodology to improve the process, reduce variation, improve quality, reduce cost and improve throughput.
Active participant in the company Share Fair (project awareness and display).
Additional Projects in 5S, 3P, Cellular Design, VSM, Kaizen Events, EH&S Improvements, Benchmarking, Six Sigma, set-up reduction, Mistake Proofing, Root Cause Analysis, new process risk reduction via PFMEA.



Doctorate in Business Administration in Quality Management Systems, National Graduate School University, Falmouth, MA
Masters of Science in Quality Systems Management (QSM), The National Graduate School, Falmouth, MA
B.S. in Industrial Engineering California State Polytechnic University of Pomona, Pomona, CA

Courses Taught at NEIB

EDU 301 Intro to Quality Management
QSM 340 Performance Management
EDU 338 Project Development
QSM 358 Benchmarking
QSM 408 Special Topics
QSM 543 Business Process Analysis
QSM 639 Supply Chain Management.

Professional Experience

Manufacturing Manager, Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager, Quality Engineer, Industrial Engineer, CI trainer, Adjunct Professor.

Publications and Lectures

Making Data Driven Decisions – Guest panel speaker at the ASQ CQSDI Conference, Cocoa Beach, FL , March 2016
From Student to Consultant – The Desired Attributes for the Selection of Future Operations CI Practitioners - ASQ Nova University Student Chapter, July 2015
Desired Attributes for the Selection of Future Operations CI Practitioners – PWR Technical Excellence Conference, 2012

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