Bob Francis has joined Paradigm Precision in May, 2016 as the Vice President of Operational Excellence for Corporate operations.
Bob joins us following 5 years as the VP of Lean Manufacturing with Smith and Wesson. He has over 30 years of experience at UTC (Pratt & Whitney and Hamilton Sundstrand), including roles such as Manufacturing Engineer, International Partnership Program Manager, Manager of International Supplier Development, and Manager of Operations Strategy. Bob also spent 4 years working as a Lean Consultant for Next Level Partners, where he facilitated over 100 Kaizen events and lead Lean implementations. “I’m very pleased to have Bob join our team and am confident he can help accelerate our implementation of lean manufacturing principles across Paradigm” stated Steve Croke.
Bob earned his Masters of Business Administration at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Technology from Central Connecticut State University.