Robert Lama


Highly experienced professional with international and multi-site responsibilities. Adept at analysis and reformulation of systems to improve operations and increase profitability. Inclusive leader and change agent with technical expertise. • Business turnarounds • P&L responsibilities • Accountable leader • Relentless communicator • Teamwork centered • Leader in developing individuals into high performing teams • Marketing, sales support and development • Delivered improvements over targets in key performance indicators • Lean and, Six Sigma • Project management, construction, and start up • ERP knowledge: SAP, Oracle and Mapics • Bilingual English/Spanish

Work History

Work History

Director Operations

Rockwell Automation

Responsible for an 13 acre campus with two 300K sq ft facilities., 8 direct, 130 indirect reports and 400 associates, Engineer to Order and Electronic Assembly, $210M sales.

Apr 1997 - Aug 2007

Plant Manager

General Electric
Plant Manager various US and Mexico sites (Maine, Minnesota, Monterrey, Saltillo). Main responsibility: Oversee entire plant operations with direct reports in HR, EHS, Finance, Materials, QC and Cost out Lean Six Sigma.




University of Concepcion