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GEL Breakfast - The Benefits of LEAN Continuous Improvement

  • Job Fair Bot
  • Burton, OH
  • Nov 28, 2017
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

Bob Oborn, President of Kent Elastomer, lives and breathes LEAN continuous improvement. Bob will share how things were before starting LEAN, what a LEAN initiative looks like, how it can impact profit and make your job easier. Join us January 5th asBob Oborn talks about the BENEFITS Of LEAN If you are a CFO, Director of Finance, Manufacturing, Operations, and a Vice President join us.LEAN is a philosophy, a process and a commitment. It can make your company the company of choice with customers, and a top pick when it comes to job applicants! If your LEAN program isn't working, here's ways to get back on track. LEAN (5S) processes apply to far more than the manufacturing floor, and can be a catalyst for improvement for most any industry or organization. Hear one success story and learn concepts for gaining the greatest productivity in your workplace.What can companies come away with by implementing LEAN, Results ! LEAN continuous improvementwill impact your bottom line: Improved processes and greater efficiency Employee Retention, Reduction in Turnover Increased Profitability and Net Margins About Bob Orban. Bob's career at KEP is a prime example of the companys philosophy of developing employees from within. He joined KEP as a general laborer over 30 years ago and took on more and more management responsibilities which included being promoted to VP of Manufacturing in 2000. In 2006 he was named Sr. Vice President, where he oversaw the development and implementation of Lean Manufacturing that has transformed the culture at KEP. Geauga Economic Leadership (G.E.L.) Breakfasts are co-sponsored by Geauga Growth Partnership and Kent State University at Geauga. They are held the first Friday of each month (except September, which is held one week later, due to the Geauga County fair). The breakfast is a dynamic opportunity to bring business and industry leaders together with our community to network, learn, and collaborate.

Event Date

Jan 05, 2018