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Barros Costa

Francisco Barros Costa

Francisco Barros Costa is a Quality Engineer Master Black Belt at Brazilian Petrochemical company Braskem. He is responsible for the Lean Six Sigma production system for the companies industrial plants based in Brazil, United States and Germany. During his time at Braskem, Francisco has coached more than 400 Green and Black Belts in Six Sigma.
Prior to working at Braskem, Francisco worked as a Process Engineer and Master Black Belt at Votorantim Cement and has also worked in manufacturing in leading Brazil-based companies like Camargo Corrêa Cement, Sugar Mill Caeté - Carlos Lyra Group, Furnas Nuclear Power Plants, and Mars Chocolates.

Francisco  graduated with a degree in Chemical engineering from the Federal University of Pernambuco, with specialization in Quality and Productivity Foundation Vanzolini-SP, and an MBA in Business Administration from Fundacão Getulio Vargas-SP.