Oxbow Animal Health, a global leader in small animal nutrition, has announced the hiring of Matt Bair as Manufacturing Engineer. In his role, Bair will be responsible for designing and installing new equipment, managing capital projects, and serving as a key contributor to continuous improvement processes.
For the last 6 years, Bair has worked manufacturing aerospace composites at Royal Engineered Composites in Minden, NE. During his time at Royal, he held roles ranging from Project Engineer, in which he helped to onboard new programs, to his most recent position as Manufacturing Engineering Manager in which he leads a team of nine technical employees.
Matt graduated from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln (UNL) in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. He is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Engineering Management from UNL. Recently, Matt completed his requirements and passed his professional engineering exam to become a licensed Professional Engineer in Nebraska.
“We are very excited to welcome Matt to the Oxbow Team,” said Jeff Gottwald, Oxbow’s Vice President of Manufacturing. “Matt’s professional experience and training make him an ideal fit for Oxbow as we continue to grow and evolve our manufacturing processes and increase efficiencies companywide.” “I am very excited to have the opportunity to join the growing and dynamic team at Oxbow,” said Bair. I look forward to being a part of Oxbow’s bright future.”