25th ICPR 2019 Chicago


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Missouri University of
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Professional and Continuing Education
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Rolla, MO 65409
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Anthony Schiml


Anthony Schiml
Production Program Sr Manager F-35 Wing
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Presentation Title:  The Future of the Digital Thread

The digital thread, defined as the creation, use, and reuse of engineering data by downstream functions has allowed for dramatically improved initial engineering and manufacturing quality, factory automation, consumption of the 3D models directly by the mechanics, and direct as-built to as-designed validation through the use of non-contact metrology.  Digital technology is now expanding into the data realm where large IT system integration, data automation, and analytics have initiated the next industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, the revolution of data.

Anthony (Tony) Schiml, is the Production Program Sr. Manager for F-35 Wing, leading the Production Program Office where he collaborates across all Lines of Business at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. In this role, Tony works to provide resources through deployment and insourcing of tasks to meet Program milestones and schedule commitments to help the F35 enterprise gain efficiencies to support quality execution and exceed customer expectations.  In addition, Tony develops the strategic plans and initiatives to further reduce cost and span as well as improve quality for the multisite Wing production team.

His business acumen is characterized by his management of over $2B of labor and material across multiple production contracts, in addition to the critical role he played for the Build Team with the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) recertification for Aeronautics. He led the strategic implementation of the Manufacturing EVMS for performance management as well as the root cause analysis and corrective action.

Beyond a career in aerospace, Mr. Schiml chairs the Industrial Advisory Board for the Department of Engineering Technology and Management at Ohio University. In this role, Tony works to review the current curriculum for workplace relevance, facilitates the annual board meeting and assists the department chair with industrial relations as well as furthering the impact the department has across multiple industries.

Tony is active with his family as well as his community. Mr. Schiml currently volunteers to coach middle school volleyball and baseball for his daughters’ school and serves as the Director of Operations for his Churches annual Casino Night, the fundraiser has raised over $400k during his involvement to support multiple scholarships and community outreach programs offered by the parish.

Prior to his current roles and responsibilities, Tony was a starting pitcher for Ohio University where he was recognized as the first Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Year in school history. He would go on to sign a professional contract with the Boston Red Sox and spent 4 years in professional baseball. To this day, he continues to share his passion for baseball through individual instruction and coaching.

Mr. Schiml attended Ohio University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology and the University of Dallas earning a master’s in business administration. Tony is also a credentialed Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute.

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