NASSCO Announces Production Management Realignment
NASSCO recently announced the realignment of its production management organization.
Erwin Struss rejoined the new construction department as director, new construction-outfitting.
Alongside Mr. Erwin is Duncan McNeill, director, new construction- steel. Mr. Duncan joined NASSCO late last year, bringing 30 years' diversified shipbuilding experience both in the U.S. as well as the U.K. Mr. Erwin and Mr. Duncan will both be gradually putting together their management teams as start of construction of the AOE begins later this year.
In repair, Spencer French, vice president, repair, now has direct responsibility for all repair production activities along with all repair support activities. All the repair ship managers, together with Keith Rader, superintendent-repair trades, now report to Mr. French. Additionally, Janice Shanklin, previously director of information systems department, has been promoted to director of repair support. She also reports to Mr. French. Reportion to Ms. Shanklin are the repair materials, estimating, planning and engineering departments.