About Paul Nocida, Owner & Principal Consultant

Paul Nocida is a dynamic and accomplished leader and facilitator who is recognized for driving success by pairing a strategic vision with tactical execution through data-driven continuous and step-change improvement methodologies. This results in capturing sustainable value through innovative solutions in:
  • Operations Strategy and Synergy Identification with Implementation
  • Project and Process Management
  • Technical and Organizational Change

With a career spanning more than 23 years, Paul has considerable experience within the operations of the global specialty chemical and polymer industries, having successfully progressed through various roles from process engineering and quality management, to site- and corporate-level development, deployment and ownership of step-change and continuous improvement programs. He has demonstrated success within organizations rated in the Top 50 US Chemical Companies and The Fortune 500.

Paul's expertise lies in the areas of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Strategy and Operations, including the organizational links and dependencies with Commercial and Business functions – with specific focus on process optimization (physical and transactional); personal and process safety; initiative identification, prioritization, resourcing and management; and stakeholder engagement and alignment - leading to sustainable cultural and technical change.

He is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and accomplished Lean Leader – with a focus on blending data-driven, project management and team building aspects to facilitate tangible technical and cultural change. These are the tools and skill sets that form the foundation of an approach that provides a framework with flexibility – one that can easily be tailored to each opportunity. 
MBA with Distinction, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Prosci Certified Change Practitioner, Prosci, Inc.
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, Air Academy Associates