Senior Growth and Innovation Advisor
Bob Schmidt has over 30 years of hands-on experience in diverse manufacturing environments. Since joining MAGNET two decades ago, he has been responsible for the management and delivery of various growth services for NEO manufacturers and fostered rewarding partnerships in Wayne, Ashland, and Richland counties. He was previously employed as an application engineer by Eaton, where he developed and tested new technology for high-performance automobile engines. Bob holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Cleveland State University.
Specialties: product development, process innovation, operations improvements
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MAGNET's mission is to help manufacturers grow and compete in Northeast Ohio, especially the 98% of startup to medium-sized manufacturers that drive our economy. MAGNET rolls up its sleeves to provide hands-on support ranging from new product design to operations and brings education and business together to create tomorrow's manufacturers.