Wind Gap, PA — Innovative Control Systems is pleased to announce that Joel Maganza has joined the company as Vice President of Operations.
Joel most recently served as Production Director for UTC Aerospace where he directed manufacturing and assembly operations while utilizing lean principles to improve performance and efficiency for Boeing Commercial aircraft and Pratt & Whitney integrated and electronic systems.
In his prior position, he worked as Director of Test Operations for Jacobs Engineering at NASA where he oversaw design, environmental testing, and qualification of tools and equipment for space flight, as well as trained astronauts on proper use of their EMU spacesuits for nominal and emergency procedures outside the Space Shuttle and International Space Station.
Joel is a U.S. Army veteran who served as a Commander in the Air Defense Artillery for a Patriot Battery in Germany and deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He also served as a United Nations Commander of International Forces in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Military Academy, a Masters in Leadership and Management from the University of Texas (El Paso), and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and trained as a Six Sigma Green Belt.
In this new role, Joel will report directly to Kevin Detrick, founder and President of the company.
“Joel possesses the experience, skills, and can-do attitude that we value at ICS” said Kevin Detrick. “His addition to the ICS team will help us sustain our aggressive growth trajectory, and support our expansion as we continue to invest in the future of the professional car wash industry.”