Shick Solutions Hires Robert Stone as its New Director of Manufacturing
City, Mo. (Aug. 29, 2016) –
Shick Solutions, a Kansas City ingredient automation company, hired Robert
Stone as its new director of manufacturing.
“I’m excited about Robert’s expertise
in manufacturing and what it will bring to our team,” said Tim Cook, president
and CEO of Shick Solutions. “He will help us as we continue to move toward our
goal of world-class manufacturing for our customers.”
Stone’s 25-year manufacturing career
includes roles in engineering, product development, supply chain management,
quality and manufacturing management. Most recently, he worked for Charles Machine
Works Inc., the worldwide supplier of Ditch Witch-branded underground
construction equipment, in Perry, Okla.
While there, Stone was the director of
supply chain. Prior to that role, he was the company’s director of
manufacturing and led a team of more than 700 members in
fabrication, welding, machining, heat treating, painting, and assembly of light
and heavy construction equipment.
Stone began his career with General
Dynamics as a manufacturing development engineer and developed manufacturing processes
for advanced materials to support the F-16, the F-22, and A-12 aircraft under
development and X-30 National Aerospace Plane research program.
"I am happy to join the Shick team
and looking forward to applying my experience in continuous improvement to help
Shick achieve its goals moving forward," Stone said.
Stone graduated from Oklahoma State
University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering.
Solutions, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., is a complete ingredient
automation solution provider. Shick designs, manufactures, installs and
services ingredient automation systems for customers worldwide. For more
information, visit www.shicksolutions.com.