Vice President of The Kidder Group, Inc.
Ben Talbert, P.E. is Vice President of The Kidder Group, Inc. Ben is a licensed Professional Engineer who has worked in manufacturing and design engineering for over a decade. He previously served in many roles including Product & Process Improvement Engineer, Color Development Engineer, Automotive Platform Engineer, Manufacturing Project Manager, Design Project Manager, and Design Process Engineer with both Milliken & Company and O’Neal, Inc.
Ben has a B.S. in Textile Engineering with a focus in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University.
With over 8 years with Milliken & Company, Ben has been well trained and has a strong foundation in operational excellence. He is passionate about lean manufacturing, continuous process improvement, and implementing progressive technology.
Ben serves on the Board of Directors for the Upstate Chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. He is an active member of Grace Church, serving on the safety team as well as leading men’s bible study groups. He is also a workout leader and active recruitment/expansion participant with F3 Nation (Fitness, Fellowship and Faith). In addition, Ben is a licensed Property Manager and owns a local property management company that specializes in the management of residential rental property.
Ben specializes in recruiting in the fields of Manufacturing Management, Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain Management, and Project Management.