As a Manufacturing Graduate at Ferris

As a Graduate: Excellent Horizontal and Vertical Career Mobility with Global Opportunities

Jeffrey Mass, Chief Principle, Diverse Dimensions (MFGE '86) is a Certified Quality Engineer and a Certified Manufacturing Engineer who has worked in both corporate and manufacturing environments.

He holds a bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering technology and a master's degree in quality engineering. He has an extensive background in product and process quality and has personally developed numerous training programs for the Faro Arm coordinate measuring machine.

His use of statistical analysis and continuous improvement methods has resulted in a high rate of customer satisfaction. He continues to infuse Diverse Dimensions with his passion for quality and pride in workmanship.

Jeffrey Mass

Steve Kobasic (MFGE '91)
General Manager, Engineered Machine Products, Inc.

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology program at Ferris State University excels at educating the next generation of manufacturing leaders by structuring a curriculum with outstanding balance of manufacturing lecture, industry and lab courses. Ferris graduates enter the work force with the ability to make sound manufacturing business decisions and to excel within the industry very quality. The ease of transferring from a two-year program, small class sizes and 100 percent employments puts Ferris' Manufacturing Engineering Technology program in a class of its own.

Steve Kobasicc

Tim Ratz (MFGE'02 )
Manufacturing Engineer

Ferris' Manufacturing Engineering Technology program has really had a big impact on my career. The level of practical, real-world, hands-on instruction that I received was outstanding. I believe this is a direct result of the instructors having practical work experience in the manufacturing field themselves. I had numerous Manufacturing Engineering job offers from various location throughout the state after graduation. Many of the engineers I work with are from other universities and I feel none of them are better prepared for the field of engineering as I was. I would recommend the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program to anyone who wants a challenging, rewarding engineering career.

Tim Ratz

Terry Gohl
B.S. Manufacturing Engineering Technology-1984
AAS Plastics Technology-1982

Vice President, Visteon North
American Manufacturing

Terry Gohl

Brandy Steinhaus
1998-AAS, CDTD
2000-BS, MFGE

Explaining operation of coating to operator. Brandy was project manager responsible for bringing this system into this division of Haworth Furniture.

Brandy Steinhaus

Brett Avery
1998-BS, MFGE
2002-BS Quality Eng. Tech.

Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Manager, Amerikam Corp.

Brett Avery

 

Matthew Aldrich
1998-BS MFGE

Manufacturing Engineer, Big Rapids Components - Division of Haworth Manufacturing

Matthew Aldrich

 Cory Erickson
1999-BS MFGE

At Haworth, Big Rapids Components Division

Cory Erickson

David L. Westphal
Director, Global Lean Manufacturing

Upon graduation, David began his career as a manufacturing engineer at Delphi Steering in Saginaw, Michigan. With his knowledge of industrial engineering principles that he brought to Delphi, he moved up to the position of Superintendent of Operations, then to Site Manager, and recently his current position. He oversees 'Lean' activities for a $2 billion business. Delphi has 7 US facilities, 22 global facilities, and 15,000 employees.