ENTEK Welcomes John Gillespie as Director of Engineering

JRG PhotoENTEK has announced it has hired John Gillespie to the newly-created position of Director of Engineering for the company.  In this role, John will manage, support and provide leadership direction to ENTEK’s mechanical and control engineers.

John comes to ENTEK from Imperium Renewables of Grays Harbor, WA, where he most recently served as Vice President of Operations.  Prior to that he worked for Momentive Specialty Chemicals for 18 years in a variety of roles, most recently as Director of North American Production & Project Engineering in Columbus, OH.  There he was responsible for the production and project activities of 20 plants throughout North America.  He holds a Bachelors’ in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton.

“I’m excited to be joining ENTEK and am looking forward to helping the company continue its excellent performance and growth,” said John.  “It’s also great to be coming back to Oregon, where I have lived and worked in the past.”  From 1998 – 2007, John worked at plants in Springfield and La Grande, OR.

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