Steven Ham

Manufacturing / Operations Innovator

Manufacturing Operations Executive directing high-volume, multi-plant operations.

Proven track record in revitalizing stagnant functions, driving quality improvements, improving profits, controlling costs, expediting products to market, and achieving genuine results. Positive work philosophy and team orientation underscore solid business acumen to achieve key objectives for productivity, quality, and time-critical deadlines.

Worked across industries including; safety lighting (LED), wire harness, tooling (molds and dies), motorcycle lighting, plastics and retail. Experienced in many facets of industries including Metal Stamping, Powered Coat, Assembly, Wire Processing, Plastic Injection Molding, Mold and Die Tooling, Surface Mount Technology (SMT), Automation, Robotics, Plastic Joining, and Vision systems.

Passionate about using my leadership skills to inspire a team to achieve world-class manufacturing.

Thought Leadership

  • Creating Transformation Across Manufacturing, IT and IoT
    Recently, a few of our executives discussed IoT’s business potential, challenges and competitive advantage in manufacturing. JoLinda Vega, Steven Ham and Brian Howell. We live and work in a world of rapid change. Businesses must be focused on innovation with its people, process and technology to thrive in a highly competitive economy. Executive leadership is […]
  • As Your Workforce Retires, Don’t Be Caught With a Knowledge Gap
    Most companies don’t recognize the value of their resources until they are gone. Will that be you?   Soon, many manufacturing companies will miss out on one of their most valuable resources—50% of their valuable resources! It is not the C-level executive or the manager, but production workers on the manufacturing floor, making the product […]

Education

MBA in Industrial Management from Baker

Certificates

Insights

Speaking Engagements:
~ "Robots - Las Vegas" - Robotic Industries Association, 2006
~ "Assess, Design, and Engineer Your Own Automation" - Robotic Industries Association Forum, 2002

Publications:
~ "Affordable Automation for Small and Medium Facilities" Mfg. Insights Videos 2004
~ "Machine Vision Boosts Assembly Line Quality" Quality Magazine, September 2001
~ "Southland Firms Built Economic Foundation" The Kansas City Star, January 2001