As director of manufacturing engineering for Aerojet Rocketdyne, Walt provides strategic direction for production and new product development programs for the manufacturing engineering, NC programming, planning, and tooling disciplines.
Over his more than 30 years of experience, Walt has worked in the manufacturing industry as a machinist, A&P mechanic, manufacturing engineer, development engineer, program manager and director of multiple operational departments.
Walt has both Six Sigma Green Belt and Project Management Professional certifications and he is currently working on his Gold Lean Certification from SME. He has a B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Washington. Additionally, Walt has earned an FAA Airframe and Power Plant license.