About Center for Lean Excellence

Center for Lean Excellence

Center for Lean Excellence (CLE) is a process innovation solutions provider specializes on Lean (Toyota Production System), Six Sigma and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) concepts. Our vision is to enable potential by pioneering transformation for the good of individuals and enterprises. We deliver knowledge and solutions with our expert team that collectively possess 130+ years of hands on experience on enterprise transformation. To bring first hand lean knowledge, CLE has partnered with Toyota Engineering Corporation in Japan.

Our Corporate Partnerships

Toyota Engineering Corporation - Japan

We are the corporate partner member of Toyota Engineering Corporation (TEC) in Japan. Toyota Motor Corporation is the birth place of lean management and Toyota Engineering Corporation is comprised of  experienced team of professionals who possess years of hands on experience in implementing, improving and sustaining lean management methodologies.  TEC is mainly focusing on spreading the goodness of Toyota Production System and Toyota Management System (Lean Management ) across the globe. 

Learn More >> http://toyota-engineering.co.jp/english/

Our Versatility

CLE has engaged in airline, food & beverage, agriculture, porcelain, textile, and apparel industry transformation initiatives by implementing lean, TPM, and six sigma methodologies. We have helped organizations by creating significant improvements in productivity and profitability while activating teams to transform organizational culture. We handhold organizations in the enterprise excellence journey by providing customized knowledge and solutions that fit their culture and nature of business.

Sujeewa Waidyathilake

( Bsc Engineering (University of Moratuwa, Certified TPM Practitioner, Industrial Engineering Expert)

Sujeewa has 23 years hands on experience acquired through success in managerial positions in the field of manufacturing in MAS and has gained a wealth of experience working closely with world’s leading consultants and undergone oversees trainings. He has trained more than 1000 managers, executives, Team Leader and Group Leaders for the lean concepts. Also he coached more than 100 executives and managers for Lean Belts, Lean projects and work study techniques

Rasanjanie Liyanage

(Lean Black Belt (MAS Holdings), MBA, Bsc)

Over 20 years of manufacturing industry experience holding many senior management positions in MAS Group including Manager –Divisional Lean Enterprise –MAS Bodyline. A strong believer in Lean Manufacturing. Trained for lean Methodology at  Toyota Engineering Corporation, Japan and  AOTS, Japan

Sathila Dharmasiri

(B. Sc. (Physical Science). the University of Colombo. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Lean Enterprise Black Belt. CIMA Part Qualified)

Over 10 years of experience in leading Lean process Improvements in manufacturing and support services. Over 4 years of experience in heading Lean Strategy in one of the independent business units. Hands-on experience in executing turnaround strategies to improve bottom-line. Expertise in fundamental and strategic Lean concepts

Sanjeewa Dassanayake

(Lean Consultant/Specialist in Quality Circles
Lean Green Belt/MBA University of Cardiff Metropolitan)

Former Manager Lean MAS Intimates ( Ltd, Country Manager Quality Assurance Columbia
Sportswear ( Ltd, Head of Production MAS Prym Intimates ( Ltd. Hands on in improving productivity, Re engineering Quality Assurance Functions, Introducing Quality
Circles in different manufacturing and service environments. Trained in Japan a t AOTS Chubu Kenshu Center Nagoya, Exposure in Toyota Manufacturing Process,
Makita Manufacturing Process Nagoya

Lapitha Gunasinghe

( TPM Instructor| MBA (ICFAI)| Industrial Eng (IMS)/Lean Black Belt /Six Sigma Black Belt)

Lapitha has more than 23 years of experience in lean organizational transformation. He has led lean transformation initiatives in well-known multinationals including Walmart, MAS Holdings, and Hop-Lun in Hong-Kong, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives and Cambodia.

Asanka Henegedara

Certified TPM Instructor MBA(PIM)|BSc Eng| ACMA| CGMA |Lean Six Sigma Black Belt)

Asanka was one of the Young Leaders from Mckensey Turnaround program at MAS Holdings before he joined as a Director at ICEES global. He has coached lean transformation initiatives in multiple industries including porcelain, airlines, textile and agriculture. 

Our Accomplishments

Our aim is to provide authentic and practical enterprise excellence knowledge for the betterment of organizations and individuals

Training & Certification Programs
Trained Professionals