Nixon Gear is extremely happy to announce that Dan Bartelli has been promoted to the position of Master Scheduler
Dan began his career at Nixon in 1988 as a machinist where he distinguished himself as quick learner and a hard worker. Dan worked in a number of departments, and was promoted to lead machinist for a unique process called “Thread Whirling.” From the shop Dan moved to Customer Service where he quickly demonstrated a natural talent for outstanding customer care. Dan became, and has remained, the principle liaison for major customers such as S&S and Carlyle Carrier. It was here that Dan demonstrated his talent for scheduling/planning. In this new position Dan will be responsible for the Master Schedule for all the work in the shop utilizing the new Global Shop software. Dan will also be responsible for the shipping/receiving department and will report directly to the President. Please join us in “CONGRATULATIONS” to Dan for a job well done, a well deserved promotion, and all our support as we go forward.
Ron Wright Promoted to Corporate Sales Engineering Manager
President Sam Haines recently promoted Ron Wright to Corporate Sales Engineering Manager. Ron will be responsible for Corporate Development of products for Oliver and Nixon Gear. Mr. Haines said that Ron has “all the right tools for this job and we think Ron will do a great job helping the company grow and develop our corporate Ground Gear business further.” Ron was hired at Nixon Gear in 1978 as a machinist for the ID/OD Grinding Department, and, within a year, was selected to move up to the Quality Department. In 1980, Ron was promoted to the Engineering Department where he learned more about the process of gear manufacturing. Ron’s years at Nixon continued in engineering, rising to Engineering Manager, then Business develop/Engineering Manager, and recently Nixon Sales Engineering Manager. While Sales Engineering Manager, Ron completed a BS in BA/Marketing from The University of Phoenix, adding to the college work he had already completed in mechanical engineering.