Othmar Furer

Othmar Furer

Biography & Areas of Expertise
Othmar Furer is a graduate of Uzwil Institute of Technology in Uzwil, Switzerland and has completed credit courses at University of Toronto and at Concordia University in Montreal in calculus, business management and industrial psychology.

Othmar has extensive international experience within the manufacturing industry including a stint
as Manufacturing Manager at a plant in Singapore. He is highly adept at creating team oriented, profitable and flexible customer-focused manufacturing environments. His professional background included total responsibility for Engineering, Tool & Die and Maintenance components at two plants. He led a conversion in a low volume, high variety environment, from batch to LEAN manufacturing. He was also instrumental in turning a traditional functional plant into a world-class facility.

Ask Othmar Furer about:

  • LEAN 101
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • LEAN Simulations
  • Kaizen
  • 5S
  • SMED
  • CITT - Continuous Improvements Through Teams
  • Facilitating Processes and Events