Brad Brougher is an operations and manufacturing professional where he has focused most of his career within high tech businesses such as aerospace, electronics, and the semiconductor industries. As Managing Director of the Tualatin operations Brad has been focused on driving a collaborative influence at improving operational costs and preparing the organization for future growth.
Prior to joining Lam, Brad spent over 14 years supporting engineering, finance, manufacturing, and product management roles at GE (General Electric) Aviation. Brad’s accomplishments include successfully driving multiple jet engine programs through the product development life cycle. Brad was also key in starting up a new, high tech, Turbine Blade manufacturing facility in Greenville, SC. Brad is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt where his focus enabled the development of new products and operational strategies that grew the business to over $165B in annual sales managing over $3B of inventory across 88 global locations.
In addition to Brad’s experience at GE Aviation, Brad spent time leading Supply Chain and Operations with TE Connectivity, an automotive and transportation electrical connectors business.
Brad has a BS (Mechanical Engineering) from Purdue University and a MBA (Master of Business, International Business) from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio.