The Ulven Companies are pleased to announce the hiring of Christopher Reddy as General Manager of their Skookum business unit. In this position at TUC, Christopher will be responsible for overall leadership in all functional areas of the business, establishing business objectives, maintaining quality standards, developing new product lines, and continuous improvements utilizing LEAN manufacturing methodologies.
Tammy Sievers, Director of Human Resources at Ulven said, “We conducted a nationwide search to fill this position and feel that we have found a unique and experienced leader. In a privately held business setting it is vitally important to not only have the skills required for the position but to also be a great cultural fit. We feel Chris is that person. ” Skookum is seeking expansion of their product lines and markets in the near future and Chris will be leading the way on this front.
Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Portland. His experience includes leadership roles at Precision Cast Parts Corporation, General Electric, and Danaher/Meggitt. Chris has been a leader in plant health and safety, as well as spearheading business initiatives as a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt with both Honeywell and GE.
The Ulven Companies have been in the forging industry for over 40 years – starting with the creation of Ulven Forging, Inc. in 1971. The Ulven Companies now comprise a group of four different American companies and are privately held. Each company has its unique set of process capabilities in different areas of the industry and is known for bringing high quality, cost-effective products to its customers with reliability and integrity.
For Additional Information, Please Contact: Dan Ulven, President TUC, at 888-558-9779