William Maurer

  • Industry Professor, Industrial Technology and Management
  • Outreach Coordinator, Industrial Technology and Management
  • Director of Manufacturing Outreach Initiatives, Armour College of Engineering


M.S., Project Management, Keller Graduate School of Management
B.S., Biology, University of Illinois

Research Interests

Will Maurer came to the Industrial Technology and Management program as a senior consultant for the Manufacturing Productivity Center at Illinois Institute of Technology. His previous positions include process engineering manager, specialty packaging corporation, and project leader, A.B. Dick Company, Chicago. Maurer's experience in manufacturing operations include production management, new product development, expanding manufacturing capacity, improving profitability, P & L management. He has conducted training in Lean Implementation In Operations and the Lean Office, Coaching Skills For The Manufacturing Manager, World Class Project Management, and Managing Workplace Conflict. As a Management Consultant, Maurer has developed and deployed strategic plans to improve sales, productivity and cost to companies in a variety of environments and all in highly competitive markets. He has helped a number of companies become certified suppliers to FORTUNE 500 firms.


School of Applied Technology 2013 Excellence in Teaching, Illinois Institute of Technology IPRO Spring 2013 Dean's Choice Award: Integration of Process Improvements with A. Finkl & Sons


Leading IPRO Instructor for sponsors that include Shure, Inc., the Marmon Group of Companies, Arrow Gear, Illinois Blower, A. Finkl & Sons, Buhrke Industries, Versatility Tool Works, Financial Managements Systems, Abrasive-Form, and Midwest Steel & Services

Additional Info


Manufacturing Operations and Project Management

William Maurer

Contact Information

312.567.3654 3424 South (TS), Room 4011