CHAD COLLIER
Vice President/Operations
Enjet Aero HQ – Kansas City, MO

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY

Chad oversees company-wide, day-to-day operations in supporting quality and delivery, system-wide growth and implementation of cross-company operational standards, practices and procedures. His attention is primarily focused on organizational excellence, strategic resource planning, goal setting, employee hiring, training and morale, as well as consistent, on-time delivery results.    

PRIOR RELATED EXPERIENCE

Chad is a 1993 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served nine years of active duty service in Army Aviation. As a commissioned officer and helicopter pilot, he led teams of up to 240 people in a variety of roles and missions. Chad started his manufacturing career with General Electric Company in 2002 as a Supply Chain Commodity Leader. Later, he joined Honeywell Aerospace as a continuous improvement Change Agent. In 2006, he joined what would become Valent Aerostructures, and later LMI Aerospace, serving as a Program Manager and then General Manager.

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Chad has been certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Expert. While in leadership at LMI Aerospace, he helped oversee revenue growth from $28M to over $68M in less than five years. Chad’s focus on delivering a quality part on time, combined with an eye for identifying and eliminating waste, is instrumental in driving productivity throughout value streams in order to serve growing customer needs.

PERSONAL FUTURE VISION AND GOALS

“This is a great team and we have tremendous capabilities throughout all of our divisions. I believe that Enjet is in a unique position to complete more work; take on more risk; and deliver quality more consistently than other parts manufacturers that have not adapted to this new age of aerospace manufacturing.”

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