Senior Industry Advisor, Northwest Indiana
Ed is the Senior Industry Advisor of Northwest Indiana for Purdue MEP. He works with organizations throughout the northwest corridor of Indiana to provide trusted consultation, training, and technical assistance services. Through the complete offering of Purdue MEP services, Ed delivers high-value, cost-effective solutions to drive improvement, streamline processes, spur growth, and ultimately increase competitiveness.
Ed has more than 30 years of manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, and operations experience with large public and small private manufacturers. He has held several positions within the pharmaceutical research and development industry.
He has worked as a biomedical engineer, engineering manager, production supervisor, and service manager. Previously, he was chief operating officer of an engineering consulting firm.
Ed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Purdue University.
Skills & Expertise:
- Operations Leadership
- Manufacturing Management
- Engineering Management
- Operational Excellence
- Lean Manufacturing
- Strategic Planning and Execution
- Project Management
- Problem Solving
- Change Management
- Technical Support
- Talent Management
- Coaching and Development