Ms. Saski Greenway - Outstanding Industrial Technologist Award 2008
- Published: 28 May 2009
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Saski Greenway, BS Industrial Manufacturing Technology, Tennessee Tech University, 1997
Business Manager, General Motors, Spring Hill, Tennessee
Graduating in 1997 from Tennessee Technological University with a B.S. in Industrial Manufacturing Technology, Ms. Saski Greenway started her career at GM as a Manufacturing Engineer while concurrently pursuing her Masters in Operations Management at Trevecca Nazarene University. The additional skills gained in her advanced studies paved the way for advancement into management with promotions to Senior Maintenance Leader in 2001 and Project Manager in 2003. In these roles, Ms. Greenway assumed responsibility for all plant maintenance functions and personnel, and she increased monthly preventative maintenance percentages by more than 20 percent, even while experiencing a reduction in maintenance staff by 20 percent.
In 2007, Ms. Greenway advanced again to the role of Business Manager at GM's Spring Hill facility, in which she assumed responsibility for the planning and implementation of equipment updates and decommissioning as new vehicle platforms are rolled out. She supervises six maintenance supervisors and 150 skilled trades team members on a daily basis in addition to tending to continuous improvement, team development, goal-setting, and other administrative functions in her department.