Director of Operations & Field Services
Ruben joined the Poyant team in 2017 as Director of Operations. In his role, he is responsible for Production, Purchasing, Materials Management, Loading, Shipping and Receiving, Field Services and Fleet Maintenance. He works with the staff to continue the effort of improving production scheduling, production and installation efficiencies and expanding R&D capabilities of the company. Ruben is a seasoned manager with a proven track record of designing and implementing operational improvements.
Before joining Poyant, Ruben held the position of Director of Operations for TWD Surfaces. Prior to that, he was a Manufacturing Manager for Butler Automatic Inc., a global specialized packaging equipment design/build manufacturer. Through these past experiences, he has developed various skills in areas such as lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, production planning and operational excellence. Ruben’s addition to Poyant brings more opportunity to improve efficiency for all aspects of our operation and enhance our capabilities to provide additional solutions to our customers.
Ruben attends Bridgewater State University to earn a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management. He is currently a member of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and SME.
He resides in New Bedford, MA with his fiancee and three children.
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