Helmut Welke

Helmut Welke

Principal, Welke International, LLC

Helmut Welke is the Principal for Welke International LLC and consultant in the field of Lean Manufacturing and Warehousing.  He is also a retired engineering manager.  His last position was Manager for Material Flow Design for John Deere World Wide Logistics.  He holds BSIE and MSIE degrees from the University of Illinois.  He worked for John Deere for 38 years in a variety of US and European assignments, including Industrial Engineering Manager for the world-wide Parts Distribution Division, Production Engineering manager; and Industrial Engineer supervisor.   He has belonged to IIE for 40 years, presented at several conferences and served on their Board of Trustees.


Location: Davenport, Iowa, USA

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