FINDLAY, Ohio—Donald S. Bruce has become director of lean engineering at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
He takes charge of identifying current and future equipment requirements for the company in relation to expansions, product introductions and new business opportunities, as well as maintaining Cooper´s overall facility needs. He also will help in the direction of the firm´s industrial engineering and lean activities.
Bruce joined Cooper in 1985 as a tire/bladder development engineer. Since then he has worked as a senior project engineer, maintenance manager, plant engineer and, most recently, manager of facilities, equipment and maintenance.