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Oklahoma State University

Kiester, Steve


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IAB Member since Fall of 2018

Education                    Bachelor of Science - Industrial Engineering and Management  

                                     Oklahoma State University, December 1980      

Work Experience        Bell (formerly Bell Helicopter)

                                    Fort Worth, TX

                                    March 1993 - Present 

                                       Positions Held:

·      Manager, PMO Business Management – Commercial Aircraft

·      Manager, Program Management Development

·      Senior Integrated Program Scheduling Specialist

·      Engineering Specialist, Manufacturing Projects

·      Staff Industrial Engineer

General Dynamics (now Lockheed-Martin)

Fort Worth, TX

                                    January 1990 – February 1993:  Staff Industrial Engineer

Bell Helicopter

Fort Worth, TX

                                    April 1985 – December 1989:  Staff Industrial Engineer

Texas Instruments 

Dallas, TX

                                    January 1981 – March 1985:  Manufacturing Engineer / Facilities Design


·      Project / Program Management 

·      Organization Management & Staff Development

·      Strategic Planning

·      Design for Six Sigma

·      Mentor / Mentee programs

·      Teaching in both classroom & individual settings


Personal Interests

·      Aviation Safety Education & Flight Training

·      Civil Air Patrol (United States Air Force Auxiliary)

·      Travel, Cooking, Hiking and Air Shows / Fly-Ins

Contact Information      Contact me via email

I may also be contacted via LinkedIn