Shane Cantrell

Contact Information

Montana Technology Enterprise Center
1121 E Broadway St.
Missoula, MT 59802

Phone: (406) 994-3812
Cell: (406) 595-0679
Fax: (406) 994-3391
Email: Shane Cantrell


Born and raised in Montana, Shane has more than 10 years of experience in manufacturing operations management, leadership, and lean transformation. He has implemented swift and impactful business performance solutions for upper management and owners in manufacturing, high tech, and service sectors.

Shane leads with a relationship-based, high integrity, and “get-it-done” approach to assist clients in developing a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.


  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Resolving Workforce Challenges (attracting, training, developing, and engaging employees)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Internal Auditing
  • CAD Design
  • Leadership/Management
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing Equipment
  • Lean Product Development
  • Time Studies
  • Inventory Management/Control
  • Line Balancing
  • Plant Layout
  • ESD Systems
  • Problem Solving
  • Machining and Fabrication
  • Electronics Production & Assembly
  • Cab Manufacturing
  • Food Service
  • Industrial Restoration
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Education & Professional Background

  • M.S. Industrial and Management Engineering, Montana State University
  • B.S. Industrial and Management Engineering, Montana State University

Professional Credentials

  • Lean Bronze Certificate, SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineering)