James Ricci

James Ricci

James Ricci is a Managing Director at Harbour Results, Inc. He has more than 20 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, quality and supply chain focused on implementing lean and process improvement initiatives, developing and executing operational turnarounds, developing manufacturing strategies, performing competitive benchmarking and due diligence.

Prior to joining Harbour Results Inc., Ricci worked for other notable organizations including KPMG LLP and Harbour Consulting . He was responsible for directing and executing projects to improve client operating performance, including lean manufacturing implementation, quality improvement and operational assistance in restructuring and distressed situations relative to supply chain management and manufacturing consolidation/integration. In addition, Ricci worked for Honda of America Mfg., in engineering, manufacturing and launch functions with responsibilities related to quality, warranty, production, and cost competitiveness.

He has executed more than 300 operational assessments, due diligence and improvement initiatives for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers, private equity firms, and financial institutions across North America, Asia, and Europe identifying and quantifying risk and developing opportunities that generate revenue, reduce costs, and enhance products. His manufacturing expertise includes metal forming, welding and fabricating, casting, molding and valueadded assembly.

Ricci holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Engineering Management from the University of Michigan. He also is a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP). He is currently the Treasurer of The Pleasant Ridge Foundation and a former Board Member for the Society of Automotive Analysts.