joshFocused With Purpose & The Better – Cheaper – Faster Blog were both founded by Joshua Long.

Joshua has been infinitely passionate about all things engineering and manufacturing for as long as he can remember.

As an experienced leader, consultant & continuous improvement champion Josh has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing environments and a reputation for not accepting the status quo. 

At an early age, Josh found a passion for making things and enrolled in the Engineering program at the Greene County Career Center in Xenia, Ohio. After graduation, Josh worked full-time while attending Sinclair College’s Industrial Engineering Program in Dayton, Ohio.  He would go on to hold several engineering roles in the automotive and aerospace industries.

Then, in 2006 as the Engineering Manager at a leading Aerospace manufacturing company, he received his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from GE Aviation, which thrust him forward as an improvement champion and leader.

Josh would go on to quickly grow into other manufacturing leadership roles and has had success in Operational and Plant Managment positions producing various products from Hydrogen Fuel Cells to Commercial Truck Suspensions.

In 2015, Josh became a Consultant with the Revolution Group, where he serves manufacturing clients across the United States with achieving industry leading success through embracing continuous improvements and technology.

Josh’s favorite quote is:

“My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.”
By Charles F. Kettering

Current Passions & Positions

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