Employee Spotlight: Ryan Clobes

  1. Name, title and how long you’ve been at New Ulm Precision Tool, a division of The Specialty Manufacturing Co.?

Ryan Clobes, Machinist, 17 years

  1. Describe what your department is responsible for. What tasks are done daily?

Machine parts for customers. Create programs from prints or CAD models. Set-up machines to run parts.

  1. What is a recent project that your department has been involve with? Describe what it was and why your team was successful.

Making various parts for a grapple assembly fixture which was designed here.

  1. What makes your team / department successful when tackling a new project?

We are successful when we communicate to ensure everyone knows what needs to get done.

  1. What advice would you give to someone starting a career in manufacturing?

Take pride in your work and don’t be afraid to try something new if the opportunity presents itself.

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