Steve Baynham has joined Husky Corporation in Pacific as quality assurance manager and senior metallurgist.
Baynham will focus on improving process capabilities to make sure customers of Husky’s industry-leading fuel dispensing equipment get maximum value for their investment.
He is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt with expertise in techniques for process improvement. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Material Science Metallurgy from Washington University in St. Louis that will be used to ensure input sources for the company’s manufacturing processes are second to none.
“The focus is going to be on using Six Sigma methodology and tools to develop processes to yield even better products for our customers,” Baynham said.
“Quality has always been a key pillar for continuous improvement at Husky,” said Husky Executive Vice President Brad Baker.
“We look forward to having Steve’s expertise help take our products to an even higher level of quality,” Baker added. “One of his first duties will be to conduct a quality audit to get a full understanding of the company’s machine, assembly and testing process capabilities.”
Before joining Husky, Baynham served as quality assurance/production area manager for Baldor Electric; production improvement engineer/quality assurance manager for O’Brien Corporation; and product engineering manager at Watlow Electric.
Baynham’s wife Jennifer is an occupational therapist at the Kirkwood Early Childhood Center. The couple lives in Kirkwood with their three sons aged 15, 13, and 11.
For 67 years, Husky Corporation has been developing American-made fuel nozzles, Safe-T-Breaks and accessories.
Headquartered in Pacific, Husky is committed to providing petroleum dispensing products that meet or exceed its customers’ expectations.
In addition to its line of nozzles for vapor recovery, conventional fueling, truck and high volume, farm and commercial, and convenience stores, Husky now features curb and farm hoses, oil lube products, plus aviation hoses.