Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping has hired Jim Shotsberger as Director of Purchasing and Customer Service. He brings more than 20 years of experience in materials and supply chain management for precision metal stamping companies with operations in the U.S. and Mexico.
At Kenmode, his new position combines purchasing and customer service to coordinate the sourcing and purchasing of materials to ensure excellent quality and a steady supply to meet customers’ manufacturing requirements. He has extensive experience in meeting the highest standards for quality and efficiency, including ISO, PPAP,and LEAN experience in the TS16949 quality system.
“We are very pleased to have Jim Shotsberger and his cross-border materials management expertise on our team,” said Kurt Moders, president of Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping. “Our customers are ramping up production, and we are expanding our capabilities to meet increasing demand.”
Before joining Kenmode, Mr. Shotsberger was Director of Corporate Purchasing for IMS Buhrke-Olson. In that position, he was responsible for managing ferrous and nonferrous metals, metal recycling, metal finishing, and service contracts for a three-division stamping and assembly company, serving the automotive, electronics and consumer products industries.
Earlier, he was Corporate Purchasing Manager for Connector Service Corporation, where he oversaw precious and non-precious metals purchasing for the electronics and automotive industries.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a certificate in purchasing management from DePaul University, Chicago.