Uzair Rajput, MS
Chief Operating Officer, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, MS Mechanical Engineering
Instant Systems, Inc.
Uzair is the Chief Operating Officer at Instant Systems, Inc., world’s leading provider of highly effective packaging systems for Human Tissue Banking, Cell Therapy, and Medical Devices situated in Norfolk, VA, where is responsible for maintaining effective Supply Chain through all value streams. Uzair is also a long term and active member of American Association of Tissue Banking and currently serves as a member of AATB’s Board of Governors, Standards Committee, and the Chair of the Processing and Distribution Council. Prior to this, Uzair served on the Accreditation Committee. Uzair has also helped to write the very first packaging guidance document (No. 9) for AATB membership.Uzair holds the degree of M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and is a LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt. Uzair is an avid practitioner of LEAN with over ten thousand hours of hands on experience in LEAN and Quality.Prior to joining Instant Systems Uzair spent nearly a decade in a leading Human Tissue Bank with progressively increasing responsibilities particularly in the fields of Quality and Continuous Improvements. From the early stages of career Uzair was immersed in Product Safety, Quality, Supply Chain Management and LEAN Thinking. Later, Uzair continued to partake in Quality Management and LEAN based transformation within the Tissue Banking Industry, working with and training all types of groups within the human tissue donation continuum. Uzair has over ten thousand hours of experience in hands on efficiency improvement through LEAN Thinking.