Archive | January, 2011

Meet the Team: Mustang Operations Manager, Dave Staton

14 Jan

Mustang Employee Dave Staton (right) with Jay Barbieri

Dave Staton literally came in from the cold to work for Mustang and he’s been warming up to the task every since. He’s one of our crew that helps install the quality in our motorcycle seats and he doesn’t mind bragging about it one bit. To Dave, a good reputation is important, and that extends from his own personal life to his livelihood — Mustang Motorcycle Seats.

That being said, meet Dave:

Mustang: What did you do prior to coming to work for Mustang?

Dave Staton: Prior to working for Mustang, I held various management positions in manufacturing and warehousing with Friendly Ice Cream Corp. It was a challenging, minus-20 degrees F environment that required strict adherence to quality control standards. At one point I supervised three shifts for seven days a week and was instrumental in installing a half-million dollar package handling system.

Mustang: What attracted you to Mustang?

DS: Mustang presented me with an opportunity to get out of working in a cold freezer and take on the challenge of modernizing the shipping and receiving operations. After heading the warehouse operation for Mustang for 2.5 years, I was promoted to operations manager. My current position allows me to take the knowledge and skills I developed in the food industry — especially quality control and process management — and apply them to building motorcycle seats.

Mustang: What’s the best part of your job?

DS: The best part of my job is the satisfaction I get from (more…)