Employee Highlight- Virginia Fletcher

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Virginia Fletcher, a Quality Continuous Improvements Intern here at Acutec, knows that real-life experience is valuable in obtaining a job post-graduation. After becoming valedictorian in high school, she began attending Robert Morris University where she currently studies industrial engineering. Virginia is interested in quality, process, and project engineering and after graduation, hopes to obtain a job in northwest Pennsylvania. The …

Employee Spotlight- Michael Sperry

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An integral part of the Acutec philosophy is the idea of embracing change through continuous improvement. Michael Sperry works as an intern with the Continuous Improvement team, where they work to enhance processes at Acutec to increase productivity and efficiency. Q: Where are you from? M: Conneaut Lake, PA Q: How did you hear about Acutec’s summer internship program? M: …

Employee Spotlight – Jacob Schmid

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Jacob Schmid, a Project and Supply Chain Management major at Penn State University the Behrend Campus, understands the importance of gaining experience within the professional world. Through the ASCEND program at Acutec, Jacob has built valuable skills that will help him achieve his goals. Working in the Purchasing Department, Jacob’s tasks include assisting with MRO procurement making POs, working within …

Employee Spotlight – Drew Cervone

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Acutec exists based on its ability to serve the needs of its customers. As our Sales Director, Drew ensures that we are effectively coordinating between our team and our customers to deliver quality products. How long have you worked here? I’ve been an employee for 11 years. When you were an intern what kind of tasks did you do? I …

Employee Spotlight – Clay Dawson

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With everything we manufacture, the question is not simply “How do we make this part?” but “How do we make this part precisely and efficiently?” One person answering that question daily is Clay Dawson, a Manufacturing Engineer who works at our Saegertown Facility. How long have you worked here? I started interning here in 2013 and worked part-time during winter …

Employee Spotlight – Joe Wachowiak

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Recently we said farewell to an important part of our team. After a career of over fifty years, ten of which will have been here at Acutec, our janitor Joe Wachowiak retired. Joe’s first jobs included mowing yards with a push-mower (“They had riding mowers back then, but I wasn’t allowed to use them,” he clarifies) and delivering newspapers six days …

Employee Spotlight – Ed Yeung

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From presidential podiums to plane parts, Ed Yeung has experienced quite the transition from military to manufacturing. Yeung was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Growing up with a father who introduced him to carpentry, he enlisted in the National Guard in 1996. In 2002, he transitioned into active duty and earned the rank of Carpentry and Masonry Sergeant (21W). …

Employee Spotlight – Jayne Martin

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With our ongoing expansion, attending to the needs of our employees is always a priority. Our Human Resources team takes care of everything from coordinating benefits, payroll, hiring, and employee management, just to name a few key roles. This summer, the department welcomed Jayne Martin as its HR and Safety Intern. Q: How did you first hear about Acutec’s summer …