Melissa Goecks is the validation and reliability laboratory supervisor at HellermannTyton North America – a global manufacturer of wire, cable and tube routing aids. Her responsibilities include managing product development laboratory activities, ensuring global test standardization, and leading data collection efforts. She started working for HellermannTyton in 2012 and has a passion for statistics and science.
This position allows her to combine her skills in technical writing, science and leadership to help facilitate cross-functional teams. She played a key role in the writing of the Society of Automotive Engineers USCAR-44 test specification, a plastic part test standard adhered to by the major North American auto manufacturers, which won a 2016 Team Award. She’s also a voting member in the National Electrical Manufacturing Association committee for her organization.
Melissa believes that women in STEM are incredibly important in modern society. She believes that empowering women in these fields provides perspectives that improve business functions, customer satisfaction and productivity.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2013 and is currently pursuing her Master of Science in organizational change leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Melissa joined the Advisory Council in 2018 and is thrilled at the chance to engage and empower women from other areas.