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Wes Thompson

Plant Manager

Eaton Corporation

Direct Phone: (931) ***-****       

Email: w***@***.com

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Eaton Corporation

Eaton House 30 Pembroke Road

Dublin, 4


Company Description

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2010 sales of $13.7 billion. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; ... more

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Employment History

Plant Manager

Aeroquip Corporation


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Mr. Thompson will chronicle the transformation of the Gainesboro Operation from a plant that was struggling and slated for closure in the early 1990 s to a plant that has been recognized as world class and is growing.The plant was the sole winner of the Tennessee Quality Excellence Award in 2000.Subsequently, in 2001, the plant won the Eaton Business Excellence Award, the company s internal Baldrige-based award.The Gainesboro Operation has more than doubled in size in recent years.In 2003, a second plant was added in Gainesboro which doubled employment to 220 employees.Mr. Thompson will share best practices and discuss lessons learned during the application process and the continuous improvement journey of his plant.
BIOGRAPHY:Wes Thompson began his career with the Aeroquip Gainesboro Machining Plant in 1985 as a Manufacturing Engineer.He served in a variety of support roles including Tooling Manager, Environmental Manager and Quality Manager before being promoted to Plant Manager in 1996.Aeroquip was acquired by Eaton Corporation in 1999.In 2001, Mr. Thompson also assumed responsibility for the Eaton Machining Plant in Petersburg, Illiniois.
Mr. Thompson has a bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University.He and his wife Ruby have three children, two in college and one in high school.His hobbies include travel, sports and family activities.

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A few highlights include Thom Crosby, President of Pal's Sudden Service (winner of the TN Excellence Award and the Baldrige Award); Wes Thompson, plant manager of Eaton Corp. in Gainesboro (winner of the TN Excellence Award); Bob Sloan, Marketing Support Manager for Cat Financial (winner of the TN Excellence Award and the Baldrige Award); and Harry Hertz, director of the Baldrige National Quality Program.

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