Name: John Solomon
Year and semester of graduation: May 2012
Summary of career path: I worked at Caterpillar after graduation in 3 different roles: failure analysis engineer, metallurgical lab supervisor, and 6 Sigma Black Belt in the parts distribution network. I then moved over to XPO Logistics as a Solutions Engineer, Sr. Manager of Engineering, and now Director of Engineering.
Current place of employment: XPO Logistics
While I don’t do materials engineering anymore I am constantly faced with challenging operational problems.