In her several years as an Amanda employee, she has supported her co‑workers by acting as an in‑house instructor for CPR‑AED and Basic First Aid.
Sarah is a graduate of Logan High School and completed coursework, including EMT classes, at Ohio University Lancaster.
Previously, Von served as Floor Supervisor and Scheduler, and he has been in his current position for two years. He is committed to doing everything possible to produce superior products for Amanda Manufacturing’s customers.
Von graduated from Logan Elm High School and has more than thirty years of experience in manufacturing.
While at Amanda, Mike has drawn upon his two decades of manufacturing experience to increase company sales by more than 250%.
Mike studied computer programming at Hocking College and currently resides in Ohio.
Hired in 1994 as a staff member in Receiving, Sharon eventually transferred to Shipping. After demonstrating her capabilities in both departments, Sharon became Amanda’s Shipping and Receiving Supervisor, moving to Sales in 2011.
Sharon is a graduate of Logan High School and attended Hocking College.
In 2010, Seth joined Amanda Manufacturing as a time-study analyst, eventually moving into human resources management. Previously, Seth worked as a loan processor and as an oil and gas land manager.
Seth completed coursework in mechanical engineering and business management at West Virginia Institute of Technology and coaches local youth basketball teams in his spare time.
Starting his career at Amanda Manufacturing in Purchasing in 1991, he moved to Shipping and Receiving, and then to Cost Accounting. Before coming to Amanda, he worked for the Campbell Soup Company and for Cuddy Farms.
Jim holds a degree in accounting from Hocking Technical College and has nearly three decades of accounting experience. He is active in his community and volunteers in children’s ministry activities at his church.
A long-term employee of Amanda Manufacturing, Lee Ann has been with the company for nearly three decades. Her goal is to help both Amanda and its many employees to prosper and grow.
Lee Ann studied accounting at Hocking College.
In 1987, Sandy began her career at Amanda Manufacturing in cost accounting before moving to a controller position.
Sandy has a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Rio Grande and an M.B.A. from Ohio University. She is also a hard-working advocate for the Central Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
At Amanda, Maqsood also oversees engineering-related activities including built-in new parts, process routing, bills of material, costing in ERP, production and scheduling. Before coming to MSD Stamping, now Amanda Manufacturing, he first worked as an engineer in both Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and then as a design engineer at Continental Midland.
Maqsood has a Bachelor’s in Engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi, Pakistan.
Before coming to MSD Stamping, now part of Amanda Manufacturing, Fernando served as business manager at Mahar Tool Supply and managed quality assurance at Stabilus, where he helped lead implementation of lean manufacturing techniques, the Toyota Production System, and Six Sigma certification.
Fernando earned a bachelor’s in industrial engineering from UNEA in Mexico and holds a two-year degree in manufacturing processes from the UTC Universidad Tecnológica de Coahuila, Mexico.
In 1999, Dewey started as a shift supervisor at MSD and was soon promoted to manage production and, eventually, the entire plant. He earned a Lean Manufacturing 5S Certificate of Excellence for his company-wide cost-savings work and he has also contributed directly to MSD’s reception of four GM Supplier Quality Excellence awards.
Dewey graduated from Malcolm X Academy in Detroit and studied business management at Henry Ford Community College and the University of Phoenix.
Before joining MSD Stamping, now part of Amanda, Al pursued engineering development work in aerospace metals fabrication, electronics guidance for the MK88 Torpedo, and technology transfer research at NIST. His automotive industry experience includes door striker design and related patents for Buell Industries and Ford. He’s managed striker programs for several suppliers since 2008, and has extensive knowledge of manufacturing methods, materials, welding, assembly and automation.
Al holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Case Institute of Technology.
Two decades ago, John began working with MSD Stamping and continued in his current role after the company was acquired by Amanda in 2016. Earlier in his career, John worked as a Tool Room Supervisor and managed tooling repairs and new tooling builds at Tower International.
John graduated from Clarenceville High School, completed trade classes at Wayne County Community College, and is a certified journeyman toolmaker.