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Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping Appoints Jim Shotsberger as Director of Purchasing & Customer Service

Metal Stamping Director of Purchasing 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.


It's been my pleasure to have known Jim for over twenty years - he is a man of the highest integrity, has a tremendous work ethic and keen problem solving skills. I am confident he'll be a terrific addition to your team. 
Congratulations on a great hire! 
Posted @ Saturday, March 31, 2012 8:57 PM by Mike Goebel
Jim is a first class professional and a real contributor to the metal stamping industry. I wish him the best of luck as he progresses in his career.
Posted @ Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:18 AM by Robert
Jim will do a great job in this position for Kenmode. I have worked with Jim for 15 years and appreciate his integrity, knowledge and friendship. Good news for Kenmode! Kirk
Posted @ Wednesday, October 03, 2012 9:08 AM by Kirk Willett
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