Tom Dougherty

Tom started his career with Ford Electronics as a Systems Operator after completing a Computer Tech School program. While at Ford, he returned to Penn State and eventually Arcadia University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

He has held various roles in Information Systems (Systems & Database Admin, Systems Analyst, Project Manager) and Materials Management (Supply Chain Analyst, Shipping & Receiving Supervisor, Purchasing & Planning Manager).

In addition to his technical background, Tom has nearly 20 yrs. experience with Lean Manufacturing. He was a member of the Lean Launch team at the Ford Lansdale plant. This was followed by Lean Team membership at Brook’s Instrument and then as a Lean Launch Champion at Severn Trent Services.

As Materials Manager at Pacproinc, Tom now utilizes his Information Systems, Materials, and Lean background to identify and implement process improvements and cost-saving opportunities in the plant and throughout the supply chain.