Henri LeMeur Jr., President & CEO of Superior Tire & Rubber Corporation announced the hiring of Gregory Latimer as Environmental Health & Safety Manager. Mr. Latimer will be tasked with providing the safest possible work environment for the employees of Superior Tire. He will also lead the company’s environmental efforts in maintaining the ISO: 14001 Certification and being environmental stewards for the community and employees. He will be working with all departments to reduce waste and improve safety through the continuous improvement of manufacturing processes. This will be accomplished by working with manufacturing employees as Superior Tire moves forward in the implementation of the Toyota Production System or Lean Manufacturing.
A graduate of Mercyhurst College, Mr. Latimer began his safety and environmental career at the United Refining Company. In the refining industry he was exposed to every facet of the safety field and