FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ARLINGTON, Vt. – Leslie Downer, a veteran engineer with medical device manufacturing expertise, has joined Mack Molding’s sales and engineering department as program manager, it was announced today by Joan Magrath, vice president, sales & engineering.
“We are fortunate to have Leslie, who brings 17 years of cross-functional engineering experience in design, manufacturing and quality assurance to our organization,” adds Magrath.
Downer will work primarily with medical device customers, managing the life cycles of their products, including pricing, scheduling, design, prototyping, tooling, molding and assembly.
Most recently with Whatman, Inc. (Sanford, Maine), a global leader in separations technology for the life sciences markets, Downer was corporate quality assurance operations manager with worldwide responsibilities. Earlier, she was a design engineer for A.W. Chesterton (Groveland, Mass.), where she managed 17 product lines in its Fluid Sealing Division. Downer has also served as an independent small business development consultant.
Downer holds an MBA from Babson College, Wellesley, Mass., and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont in Burlington. She is also a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society for Quality.
About Mack Molding
Mack Molding – a wholly owned subsidiary of Mack Group – is a leading custom plastics molder and supplier of contract manufacturing services. Mack specializes in plastics design, prototyping, molding, sheet metal fabrication, and medical device manufacturing. The company operates seven facilities throughout the eastern United States. Founded in 1920, Mack is a privately owned business that has earned a 5A1 D&B rating, the highest available.