Kinedyne LLC has hired Eric Sorensen as regional human resources manager. He will be based in Kinedyne’s Prattville, Ala. manufacturing facility with responsibility for human resources activities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Sorensen has more than 20 years of human resources management experience including work in manufacturing, distribution and supply chain operations.
“We’re excited to welcome Eric to our management team,” says Dan Schlotterbeck, president of Kinedyne LLC. “He is a Lean leader with a passion for creating a company culture that drives organizational growth, develops and retains talent and serves as a catalyst for accomplishing significant strategic business goals.”
Prior to joining Kinedyne, Sorensen spent 16 years in human resource roles of increasing responsibility within and through the merger and acquisition activities of the medical device manufacturing and pharmaceutical distribution businesses of Cardinal Health. Previously, he served in HR with an automotive parts manufacturing company where he handled recruitment, onboarding and employee relations.
Sorensen earned a master of business administration degree from Ball State University in Indiana and a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication from Cedarville University in Ohio. He is certified in Lean manufacturing and is a Senior Certified Professional from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).
Founded in 1968, Kinedyne LLC is a world-leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cargo control technologies, including cargo securement, capacity, and access solutions for the transportation industry. The Company maintains a substantial market share in a variety of industry sectors and is known for the development and engineering of high-quality equipment; it holds multiple patents for many of its innovative products. Kinedyne serves a broad range of users, which include OEMs, fleets and independent owner-operators, across a wide variety of markets, including heavy-duty trucking, government, military, agriculture, automotive, recreational vehicle, moving, and storage. Kinedyne’s world headquarters are located in Branchburg, New Jersey, and the Company has affiliates strategically located around the globe, including Kinedyne Canada Limited in Canada, Sistemas Kinedyne, S.A. de C.V., in Mexico and Nantong Kinedyne Limited in China. Read more about Kinedyne LLC at: kinedyne.com.