Derek Kozlowski

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Plant Manager, Polartec Tennessee Manufacturing, LLC

Experience at:
Polartec Tennessee Manufacturing, LLC, Legal Manufacturing, LLC, Secoa Technology, LLC

I’m interested in mentoring people from:

    Where I've Worked

    Oct 2017 – Apr 2019

    Plant Manager

    Polartec Tennessee Manufacturing, LLC

    Jan 2016 – Aug 2017

    Vice President of Operations, Member

    Legal Manufacturing, LLC

    Feb 2013 – Jan 2016

    Technical Director, Member

    Secoa Technology, LLC

    Sep 2010 – Jan 2013

    Director, Quality and Technical Services

    IVC US Inc

    Jul 2006 – Sep 2010

    Lead organizational change by leading project teams

    Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    Jul 2001 – Jan 2004

    Department Manager

    Milliken Research Machine Shop

    Feb 1997 – Jun 2003

    Project Engineer (Part-time)

    Sadler Love & Assoc

    Jun 1995 – Jul 2001

    Research Engineer

    Jun 1988 – Jul 1991


    US Army
    Where I've Studied

    Textile Engineering

    NC State University

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    People I've Reported To

    People I've Worked With

    People Who've Reported to Me

    High energy, dynamic leader skilled at building excellent teams

    I am a high energy leader that excels at building excellent teams to accomplish my objectives. I have experience across many product types and diverse industrial fields, enabling me to quickly learn and implement solutions to drive the bottom line.


    General Manager/Location Manager

    Operations Management


    Process Management

    Quality Management

    Government & Military

    Plant & Facilities Management

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    Polartec Tennessee Manufacturing, LLC

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