Shannon Barrett

Director of LEAN Six Sigma


Shannon Barrett is a Director of Lean Six Sigma for Jabil Global Operations. He brings years of experience in manufacturing and business, and has a demonstrated track record of delivering year over year improvements in Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery. Shannon is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, a Lean Master Trainer, and a Leadership coach. He has a wealth of operational and leadership experience and is a champion of Operational Excellence throughout Value Stream.

Over the last three decades, Shannon has been deployed as a Leader, Coach, Mentor, & Teacher to public and private organizations on five continents. Before joining Jabil, Shannon has held multiple leadership positions with national and international companies, including;

· General Motors Corporation.

· Nissan Motor Company

· Fortune Brands

· George Group/ Accenture Consulting

Shannon is considered to be an expert in the field of Value Stream Transformation and continuous process improvement. He has successfully implemented Lean and Six Sigma in manufacturing as well as transactional and service environments in a host of different industries including Automotive, Electronics, Trade Shows, Consumer Products, & Government.

He has an Associates of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Sinclair College, and a Bachelors of Administration in Quality Management from Columbus University. He is a sought after speaker and University Industrial Advisory Board member. Shannon also volunteers his time as a mentor and coach to university students looking to develop their leadership skills.

Shannon is an avid outdoor adventure enthusiast and resides with his wife Margaret in Las Vegas, NV.