Global Quality Manager
Scott joined Rakon in January 2015 as Global Quality Manager. He leads the development and improvement of quality processes and systems to enhance Rakon’s drive to be the leading provider of world class products.
Scott’s background includes ten years as Global Quality Manager with Raltron Electronics Corporation and 20 years with CTS Frequency Controls in oscillator product engineering and quality management roles.
He has also held senior quality management positions with L-3 Communications and D&S Consultants Incorporated.
Updated as at 25/06/2018.
Senior Programme Manager, Global Integration
Cliff joined Rakon in January 2018. He is responsible for integration of the global business and driving operational improvements in productivity and efficiency to increase profitability.
Prior to joining Rakon, Cliff held the position of General Manager for the Fairview Group’s Glass Relate business. Cliff has held cross-functional responsibility for finance, supply chain, sales and customer services along with operations across two sites.
Over his 25 year career he has held a number of senior positions in a variety of manufacturing environments, including CEO for Patchell Industries Ltd and nine years at Fletcher Building.
Head of Global Engineering
Roy joined Rakon in May 2018 as Head of Global Engineering. He is responsible for driving new product developments and further integrating Rakon’s global engineering teams to leverage the benefits of a collaborative R&D team.
Prior to joining Rakon, Roy held the position of Electronic Controls Design Manager at Fisher and Paykel Technologies where he was responsible for the design and supply chain management of high volume microprocessor based motor controllers across New Zealand and China. Prior to this, Roy was an Engineering Director at Trimble for five years. He has held a number of other senior roles with multi-site responsibilities including positions with Avery Weightronix (UK), Rolls-Royce Aerospace (UK), Meissner Power Systems (South Africa), and Connetics (NZ).
Updated as at 16/07/2018
Engineering Manager, R&D (NZ)
Michael joined Rakon in 1999. In his role as Engineering Manager, R&D (NZ), he is responsible for all aspects of Rakon New Zealand’s research and development function, from early stage research through to product and technology development. Prior to his current role, Michael held a number of roles with Rakon including General Manager of Engineering (NZ) and Manufacturing Manager (NZ).
Michael has been instrumental in the development of many of Rakon’s products, as well as the implementation of automotive certified, stage gate product development processes and project and portfolio management.
Updated as at 25/06/2018.