FRANK K. MURDOCK – Senior Director – Engineering and Operations


Mr. Murdock is a leader at the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as the Chair of the Lean Enterprise Division and is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. He is a process engineering and improvement specialist with over 30 years of experience in automotive, steel processing, aerospace (Space Shuttle) programs, and other industries.

Mr. Murdock has developed and redesigned high speed titanium extrusion processes including billet heating, material handling, and hot straightening systems which doubled throughput from the technology it replaced – all part of a significant productivity improvement initiative. He has developed and implemented Six Sigma certification for clients. He is a Master Lean Six Sigma Certified professional with extensive use and team facilitation to resolve quality and cost problems.

He has developed world-class process improvement systems based on the techniques of Lean Manufacturing Systems, and has achieved significant increases in productivity through plant floor improvement projects and through facilitating Kaizen team projects.


Bachelor of Science – Engineering Science
Master of Science – Applied Mathematics
Master of Science – Industrial Engineering