Moderator

Prof. Dr. Christoph Roser

Employee, Professor, Hochschule Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

Karlsruhe, Germany

Skills

Lean Production
Manufacturing History
Production Optimization
Project Management
Consulting Experience
Toyota Production System
Lean Consulting
Lean Training
Manufacturing Optimization
Manufacturing Project Support
Research

Timeline

Professional experience for Christoph Roser

  • Current 6 years and 8 months, since Nov 2014

    Director

    Steinbeis Transfer Center for Lean Production, Logistics and Organization

    Consulting and project management in lean production, logistics and organization.

  • Current 7 years and 10 months, since Sep 2013

    Professor

    Hochschule Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

    Professor for production management (Produktionswirtschaft) at the Faculty of Management Science and Engineering (Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften) at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

  • 5 months, Oct 2017 - Feb 2018

    Visiting Professor

    Keio University

    Research Sabbatical on Japanese manufacturing and Monozukuri with my Mentor Prof. Nakano.

  • 2 years and 3 months, Jun 2011 - Aug 2013

    Group Leader

    Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH

    Group leader production planning and lean logistics for Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH

  • 2 years and 11 months, Jul 2008 - May 2011

    Senior Project Manager

    Robert Bosch GmbH

    Lean manufacturing expert trainer and coach for the Bosch Production System (BPS). Based in Stuttgart, Germany.

  • 3 years and 3 months, Apr 2005 - Jun 2008

    Senior Associate

    McKinsey & Company

    Senior Associate for Lean manufacturing in the Operations Practice of McKinsey. Experience all over Europe in multiple industries related to lean manufacturing. Based in Munich, Germany.

  • 5 years, Apr 2000 - Mar 2005

    Associate Researcher

    Toyota Central R&D Laboratories

    Research on the Toyota Production System and production optimization related to the Toyota group. Focus on bottleneck detection. Based in Nagakute, Japan.

Educational background for Christoph Roser

  • 3 years and 9 months, Sep 1996 - May 2000

    Mechanical Engineering

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Flexible Design Methodology (Produktionsoptimiertes Design, Änderungsmanagement)

  • 5 years, Sep 1991 - Aug 1996

    Automatisierungstechnik

    FH Ulm/Geislingen

    Mechatronik, Informatik, Maschinenbau, Elektronik, Betriebswirtschaft

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    First language

  • Japanese

    Intermediate

Wants

Manufacturing
Production
Lean manufacturing research and practice
Manufacturing History

Interests

Travel
Education
Reading
Computer
Motor boat
Lean Production
Lean Manufacturing
Manufacturing History
Lean Management

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