Michael Hertzke

Senior Director - Kent Manufacturing

Michael Hertzke has been working as a Senior Director - Kent Manufacturing at Blue Origin since 2020. Furthermore, this professional has professional experience at more than 11 companies using similar skills. Michael has a total work experience of 16+ years. Michael studied at the University of Iowa from 2002 to 2005. Palmer, Washington is the place where Michael Hertzke presently lives. You can contact with Michael by searching for phone or email or find additional information by requesting access to this person's details from Connexy.
Name variants:
Mikael Hertzke, Mychael Hertzke, Mike Hertzke, Mikey Hertzke, Mick Hertzke, Mickey Hertzke, Micky Hertzke, Michl Hertzke, Mischa Hertzke

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Contact Information

Last Update
Jun 22, 2022
mh**@sauer-danfoss.com, mi**@msn.com, mh**@danfoss.com
Palmer, WA


Blue Origin
Senior Director - Kent Manufacturing


Defense & Space

Work History

Senior Director - Kent Manufacturing

from Apr 2020

Director of Plant Operations

Plant Director of Danfoss Freeport, IL Operations: Lead, manage and develop plant leadership to assure the necessary capabilities and culture are in place to maintain an effective operatio...
Sep 2012 — Mar 2016

General Manager

Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power generation, and general industrial markets. PCC is...
from Mar 2016

Manager, Procurement

Sep 2011 — Oct 2012

Global Category Manager

Responsible for the global strategy development and implementation of all Sauer-Danfoss Formed Parts spend of $65M USD. Directly lead a global team of managers and their reports in Denmark...
Jan 2009 — Feb 2012

North American Regional Procurement Manager

Responsible for leading strategic Indirect Procurement activities for all 6 of Sauer-Danfoss North American locations. Secure compliance and measurement of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) sa...
Jun 2007 — Dec 2008

Materials Manager

Manufacturing company in Des Moines, Iowa that produces automated car wash equipment.
Oct 2006 — Jun 2007

Global Supply Chain Manager

Apr 2005 — Oct 2006

Transportation Manager

Given additional responsibilities in the organization in January 2006, responsible for all of Ryko's Shipping, Receiving, and Parts departments. Direct all activities of 3 supervisors and 12...
Jan 2006 — Oct 2006

Product Support Specialist

Provides field support and top level problem resolution for new and existing John Deere AMS products by conducting root cause analysis of complex issues. Developed curriculum and delivered t...
Jan 2003 — Apr 2005

Strategic Buyer

Responsible for the procurement of 2,000 individual parts representing $27M of annual company purchases. Negotiated overseas contracts with Low Cost Region suppliers. Lead sourcing project...
Jan 2000 — Jan 2003


Senior Director
Plant Manager
Senior Manager
Operations Manager
Production Manager


Supply Chain Management
Strategic Sourcing
Continuous Improvement
Supply Chain
Lean Manufacturing
Supply Management
Global Sourcing
Product Development
Project Planning
Materials Management
Team Building
Operations Management
Value Stream Mapping
Inventory Management
Root Cause Analysis
Strategic Planning
Supplier Evaluation
Manufacturing Operations
Operational Excellence
Business Process Improvement
Low Cost Country Sourcing
Team Leadership