Darrin Wikoff

Head Maintenance & Reliability Instructor

Darrin J. Wikoff specializes in Organizational Change Management, Lean Manufacturing, Business Process Re-Engineering and Reliability Engineering.  Since 2001, Darrin has continued to train, coach and mentor industrial leaders like Kraft Foods, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Mosaic Company, Alcoa World Wide Aluminum, Nissan and Schlumberger through the rigorous process of implementing and managing improvement initiatives in support of Lean Manufacturing.  His ability to translate Lean and reliability engineering principles into real-world application has enabled these organizations to improve safety and environmental performance, increase production capacity and reduce operating costs.

Darrin is widely known as a thought leader and has authored several articles and books, including “Leader’s Guide to ISO 55001” available on Amazon.com, “Centered On Excellence” published by MRO-Zone in 2012, and the “Maintenance Engineering Handbook” published by McGraw-Hill in 2008.  He also served as a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO/PC 251 during the development of ISO 55001: Asset Management – Management System – Requirements.

Darrin lives in Dallas, TX and in his spare time he enjoys boating, fishing and writing.