New Quality Manager at CJ

Clifford-Jacobs Forging Company is proud to announce the newest member of our team, Gretchen Clifton, assuming the role of our quality manager. Gretchen has more than 30 years experience in manufacturing with emphasis in production, processing, auditing and quality control systems. She has held positions as both business unit manager and launch coordinator for automotive interior trim products, as well as quality manager positions for various organizations. Beyond those roles, Gretchen has served as a facilitator for employee based operating teams, lending her strengths in leadership, coaching and mentoring. Gretchen has a strong background in quality system implementation and is an ASQ CQA- Certified Quality Auditor and a lead auditor for ISO/TS 16949. For the past nine years, Gretchen has been a consultant for IL Manufacturing Extension Center (IMEC), helping many manufacturing companies and other organizations improve their operations. To contact Gretchen, email gclifton@clifford-jacobs.com or call 217.352.5172 x 261.