Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services provider, announces that Joseph Walkos has joined its management staff as the Supply Chain Manager. He will be in charge of the supply chain and stores, reporting directly to Jen Altstadt.
Walkos joins Libra Industries from Saint-Gobain Corporation, where he held a managerial position that was responsible for purchasing, planning, inventory control, MRP processes and logistics. He has extensive leadership in supply chain holding management positions with Steris, ABB, Danaher and Pioneer-Standard Electronics.
In his new role at Libra Industries, Walkos will manage the supply chain functions and develop the processes and systems necessary to achieve desired cost, profitability and customer service objectives while building long-term vendor relationships. He will ensure that Libra Industries’ supply chain strategy and execution is conducted in a world-class manner to achieve best-in-class performance.
Walkos graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Aerospace Technology degree and John Carroll University with a Master’s in Business Administration. He attended the ABB Executive Management Development Course at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and has his Six Sigma Green Belt.
Walkos’ addition is a key step in Libra Industries’ continued effort provide customized manufacturing solutions to help make its customers more competitive and improve their profitability. For more information, visit www.libraind.com.
Libra Industries is a leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) serving OEMs with complex or technologically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in a broad range of industries including industrial automation, medical, military and aerospace, instrumentation and communications. Two world-class manufacturing facilities allow Libra Industries to provide customers with manufacturing flexibility including complete system build, module and subassembly production, as well as simple to complex PC board assembly. With an ongoing commitment to investment in people, quality systems, and the latest manufacturing equipment and processes, Libra Industries is committed to managing their clients’ products from initial design and prototype to full production; assisting their clients in their efforts to improve time to market, reduce total systems cost, and increase quality.