About Our Founder


Jeffrey Miller is Founder and Managing Principal at Productivity Engineering Services LLC.  He has over 25 years of extensive experience helping dozens of companies make their manufacturing, warehousing and supply chain operations leaner and more productive.   Jeff helps companies align their strategy, material flow, work flow, and information flow to achieve a competitive advantage.  He is highly skilled in all phases of operations design and reengineering projects including Initiation Study, Feasibility Study/Master Plan, Detail Planning/Bid Specifications, Implementation Support, Continuous Improvement and Training.  Jeff has a track record of designing and implementing practical-cost-effective solutions with an emphasis on achieving long term, sustainable results.

Jeff has developed and taught numerous webinars and workshops on Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing and Industrial & Systems Engineering.  He also provides coaching, education and training to small and midsize Manufacturing and Logistics Organizations in the Supply Chain centric Supplier Development and Performance Certification system called the Corporate Mentoring Program (CMP).  The CMP Education and Training System is offered through Diverse Manufacturing Supply Chain Alliance (DMSCA) and is based on the world’s leading supply chain framework; The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR®) model. Jeff has a talent for bringing out the best of people and lifting them to a higher level of understanding, collaboration and performance.

Prior to launching Productivity Engineering Services LLC, Jeffrey held various engineering and management positions with Production Modeling Corporation, DEC Engineering, Inc., and General Motors where he developed and implemented creative solutions to manufacturer’s productivity and process improvement challenges.

Jeffrey is a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Michigan.  He is Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS, a Certified SCOR Professional (SCOR-P) by the Supply Chain Council (SCC), Certified in Lean Manufacturing by the University of Michigan College of Engineering Center for Professional Development, Certified in Sales and Operations Planning (CS&OP) by the S&OP Institute and the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management, certified in the BasicMOST Work Measurement Systems by H.B. Maynard and Company/Accenture and MODAPTS Predetermined Motion Time System by the International MODAPTS Association.

Jeff attended the University of Michigan where he earned both a Masters and a Bachelors of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering.  Jeffrey graduated at the top of his class in his Masters Degree program and was awarded the “Outstanding Graduate Student” award from the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department.  He was also elected into Alpha Pi Mu, the National Industrial Engineering Honor Society.

Jeffrey is a member of several professional associations, including the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE), APICS the Professional Association for Supply Chain Management, Michigan Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE), National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and The International MODAPTS Association.  Jeff is past President of the MSPE Fairlane Chapter and served many years on the Board of Directors.  In 1995 he won nomination for the “Young Engineer of The Year” and in 1998 the “Engineer of the Year” awards.