Erik “Skip” Smith
Director of Process Engineering

Skip came to Solecta having served in the US Navy with a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the US Naval Academy and continuing his education at M.I.T, earning a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He also spent some time at Intel and a few startups in the Solar industry. Back in California, Skip went on to become a Licensed Professional Engineer by the State of California in Mechanical Engineering. With a background like that, Skip is the perfect person to fill Solecta’s role of Director of Process Engineering.

In this role, Skip ensures that manufacturing processes and systems are in place which enable Solecta to meet and exceed customer requirements for quality, and on time product delivery.

Never one to leave ‘well enough’ alone, his philosophy is, “Today’s compromise is tomorrow’s norm.”

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