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William Maurer

Industry Professor
Outreach Coordinator

Main Campus Office: 

3424 South (TS), Room 4011

Main Campus Phone: 

312.567.3654

Email: 

Education 

B.S., Biology, University of Illinois
MS, Project Management, Keller Graduate School of Management

Courses 

INTM 315 Industrial Enterprise
INTM 322 Industrial Project Management
INTM 420/520 Applied Strategies for the Competitive Enterprise

Experience 

Manufacturing Operations and Project Management

Research  

Maurer came to INTM as a Senior Consultant for the Manufacturing Productivity Center at IIT. His previous positions include Process Engineering Manager, Specialty Packaging Corporation, and Project Leader, A.B. Dick Company, Chicago. Maurer's experience in manufacturing operations include production management, new product development, expanding manufacturing capacity, improving profitability, P & L management. He has conducted training in Lean Implementation In Operations and the Lean Office, Coaching Skills For The Manufacturing Manager, World Class Project Management, and Managing Workplace Conflict. As a Management Consultant, Prof. Maurer has developed and deployed strategic plans to improve sales, productivity and cost to companies in a variety of environments and all in highly competitive markets. He has helped a number of companies become certified suppliers to FORTUNE 500 firms. 

Projects 

Leading IPRO Instructor for sponsors that include Shure, Inc., the Marmon Group of Companies, Arrow Gear, Illinois Blower, A. Finkl & Sons, Buhrke Industries, Versatility Tool Works, Financial Managements Systems, Abrasive-Form, and Midwest Steel & Services

Awards 

School of Applied Technology 2013 Excellence in Teaching, IIT IPRO Spring 2013 Dean's Choice Award: Integration of Process Improvements with A. Finkl & Sons