Rob Snyder has extensive experience creating and executing strategic direction and the supporting tactical demands to meet business plans while top grading organizations for maximum profitability. Rob’s commitment to excellence is backed by his deep knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing, strategic planning and sourcing, facilities and resource management, and engineering. Rob has successfully led multi business units across the globe.
Prior to joining The ProAction Group, Rob was COO at Creative Electronics & Software specializing in competitive USA produced electronic solutions. He was the President for Accelerated Assemblies Inc. & Twisted Traces Inc., where he implemented a new business model focused on fully integrated customer support beyond the product. While Vice President of Operations at The Morey Corporation, Rob developed and trained the team in Lean principles, created the strategic plan and vision for Operations Excellence and growth, and was responsible for Change Management development and execution.
Rob was responsible for seven plant operations and warehouses as Global Vice President of Operations at American Air Filtration, (a Japanese owned company) where he worked directly with the Japanese and USA teams to create a platform with a single culture on attacking operational wastes. He was the Global Director of Supply Chain at Filtration Group. He worked in China and India when responsible for Global Operations at IDEX Co. He held numerous positions with progressive responsibilities at Kodak (7 years) and the Boeing Company (18 years) in the areas of composites structures, electronics and chemical processing all with a Lean methodology as the foundation.
Rob has a B.S in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from the University of Wisconsin. He has trained in Lean through Shingijutsu at Boeing and Kodak, Mixed Model lean by K. Duggan, has a Six Sigma green belt certificate, and hold six U.S. patents relating to “Consolidating Organic Matrix Composites Using Induction Heating”.