Shop Manager – John Stoch
John Stoch has 20+ years of experience manufacturing Food, Pharmaceutical, and Industrial processing equipment. Majority of this time he spent working closely with engineering for design improvements of large roll compaction systems and size reduction equipment. John has 5 years of training and instructing in Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma Kaizen, and Supply Chain Apics experience.
John’s previous work History includes Manufacturing Manager for the Fitzpatrick Company. Here, he coordinated everyday production of highly custom engineered processing equipment across all production departments (fabrication, welding, polishing, machine shop, electrical controls, maintenance and assembly.) Additionally, he was Process/Manufacturing Engineer for the Fitzpatrick Company, working directly with mechanical and electrical engineering departments to create best practice lean manufacturing of all parts and routing of parts; also coordinating a team of outside vendors to process outside services and purchased parts.