Greer Steel Company Enhances Management Team

DOVER, Ohio (October 7, 2014) – Greer Steel Company has expanded its management team as part of its continual improvement efforts aimed at ensuring customers receive the highest-quality steel strip products and support services. The appointments include plant manager, quality and environmental systems manager and vice president-commercial, all based at the plant in Dover, Ohio.

Greer Steel provides quality cold rolled strip steel in its Ohio state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. In order to maintain and improve standards of quality, Greer named Scott Rummel as plant manager and Aaron Hall as quality and environmental systems manager. Michael Bulger has been promoted to vice president-commercial.

With Bulger’s promotion, he is now in charge of all sales and marketing functions at Greer Steel. He most recently served the past 12 years as an outside sales representative for Greer, where he was responsible for sales in the Midwest region and management of a cost savings program. He has more than 20 years of experience in the steel industry and a vast background in sales.

With more than 16 years of experience as an operations manager, Rummel has proven achievement in managing operations in flat rolled steel sheet finishing. He also has 12 years of experience in developing and driving process, product and quality improvement initiatives as a senior level process engineer.  Rummel is tasked with directing plant operations and is responsible for putting federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. He is also accountable for logistical planning and oversight of the plant, which includes a service center and slitters, rolling, annealing, pickling, and other processing and packaging equipment.

As quality and environmental systems manager, Hall’s responsibilities include preserving ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications and putting government environmental compliance into procedure. He has 15 years of experience in the chemical manufacturing industry, has maintained ISO certifications and worked with Lean Six Sigma to continue operations improvement.

“Our new hires have an understanding of how every process interacts with another and know what is required to stay ahead in today’s challenging steel  market,” said John Raese, president and CEO. “At Greer Steel we are persistent on progressing our organization’s standards and believe these employees will continue our growth and improvement in the industry.”

Bulger has a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Kansas. Rummel has a Bachelor of Science in business administration and industrial management from Youngstown State University. Hall has a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Kent State University.