Jeff Etchison serves as VP of Engineering for Flexware Innovation, a company focused on being experts in manufacturing IT. Flexware Innovation was founded over 18 years ago with one goal in mind – to help manufacturing businesses operate more efficiently by solving their most complex problems utilizing automation, business intelligence, and software development to improve productivity. Our purpose at Flexware is to have a positive and lasting impact on our families, clients, and community through a healthy work environment and innovative problem solving.
Jeffis responsible for business development activities, project oversight, helping customers qualify and solve their manufacturing issues, growing the Flexware team and mentoring younger engineers.
Prior to joining Flexware, Jeff spent two years at Genesis Plastics Welding as Director of Engineering and business development working closely with quality and management personnel to continually improve production, research and development, and the engineering processes within Genesis’ operations. Etchison’s career also includes more than eight years at Rockwell Automation in sales and management roles within the engineering services division assisting large pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing firms with operations, business and automation systems as well as regulatory compliance initiatives. Additionally, Jeff has a wealth of experience in automation engineering, engineering management, and Lean manufacturing applications within the automotive industry through his 20 years with Delphi Automotive Systems.
Jeff holds a bachelor's in electrical engineering technology from Purdue University as well as Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certifications.