Wildeck appoints Michael Galezio to Quality Assurance/Safety Manager

Wildeck appoints Michael Galezio to Quality Assurance/Safety Manager
July 13, 2010 - Wildeck appointed Michael R. Galezio to the position of Quality Assurance/Safety Manager for its North American operations.

To support the company’s aggressive business growth, Galezio will report directly to the President and will be responsible for facility and personnel safety, and streamlining company procedures to reduce cycle times and improve work-flow.

Michael is a graduate of Yavapai College, Prescott, Arizona with a degree in Manufacturing Technologies. He brings over 18 years of industry related quality and lean experience to Wildeck from several manufacturing companies. Previous accomplishments as a Quality and Manufacturing Engineer have included upgrading production routing formats and providing detailed work instructions for production personnel. He also managed, maintained and upgraded ISO 9000:1994 programs to stringent ISO 9001:2000 Standards; and participated in, and led, Lean Manufacturing Initiatives (Kaizen) to reduce and eliminate waste in multiple production cells.

Galezio also streamlined First Piece Inspection Systems, reducing average inspection time by approximately 55%, and has led Value Stream work teams in coordinating Lean and 5-S activities, resulting in a 50% scrap reduction for that company.

Wildeck, Inc. - based in Waukesha, WI - is the largest manufacturer of mezzanines, vertical lifts, and safety guarding products in North America. Wildeck products are used throughout distribution centers, warehouses, manufacturing operations, and back-room storage facilities for the safe and efficient handling, storage and movement of materials. For more than 30 years, the company has grown through a dedicated and experienced network of customer-service-oriented dealers and systems integrators, nationwide.

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