Bunting Magnetics Co., the leader in moving, removing and holding metal, has announced the appointment of Kevin Miller as general manager of the company’s primary manufacturing facility in Newton, KS. Bunting Magnetics Co. also has operations in suburban Chicago; DuBois, PA; and the United Kingdom. Miller will oversee all Newton operations including production, inside sales, engineering and purchasing.
“Kevin has already demonstrated significant operational leadership and is a true motivator for his team. We are fortunate to have him lead our operations team and believe his skills will be a significant asset in the development of enhanced processes and procedures moving forward,” commented Jana Davis, chief operating officer, who made the announcement. “His extensive industrial experience with team management, quality assurance programs and lean principles such as 5S and KanBan will result in in improved sales, operations and customer satisfaction for years to come.”
Based in Newton, Kansas, Miller draws on nearly three decades of experience in manufacturing operations. Most recently, he was Director of Operations at Ametek Advanced Industries, a leading supplier of components and systems for the aerospace and defense industries. His manufacturing experience also includes operations and assembly positions at the Boeing Company and Spirit Aerosystems.
“My vision is to follow proven principles in lean manufacturing and quality assurance to make Bunting Magnetics Co. a world-class operation, meeting our customers’ delivery dates and exceeding their expectations, while delivering the highest level of quality,” said Miller.