Robert Magnusson

Robert aka “Bob” joined Thales Avionics Inc as Continuous Improvement Project Manager in October 2006.  He has over 18 years of experience in the aerospace and Inflight Entertainment industry. His responsibilities include providing leadership and vision on Lean, SAFe and Six Sigma techniques throughout Thales InFlyt Experience locations.  He seeks out and implements new Improvement technologies to enhance and improve the quality, cost and speed of delivery for all products and services within our Value Stream.

Bob’s passion is in helping people solve problems while having fun changing the world for the better. His main skill set is in coaching, facilitating and training all levels within the organization in the Lean Methodology. To date Bob has helped train over 700 people on SAFe and facilitated over 150 Lean workshop/teams which have saved over 31,000 hours of capacity and brought On Time Delivery and Productivity rates to record highs.

Bob received his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Design from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona and received his SAFe SPC 3.0, 4.0 certification in 2015,16. He also is currently certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt from the American Society of Quality.


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