Director of Operations
Joe Benz is director of operations for Intervala. He leads the company’s production, production control, and manufacturing engineering functions, and directs continuous improvement initiatives and programs for the organization. Joe’s career in operations management and engineering includes more than 30 years of professional experience in the manufacture of circuit card assemblies, electromechanical equipment, and heavy mechanical assemblies for a variety of technology driven industries, including medical, industrial, commercial, and military.
Joe joined Intervala in 2018 from Conelec Electronic Manufacturing where as vice president of operations he was responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing process and drove operational excellence throughout the business. He previously served as operations manager for Ducommun LaBarge Technologies, Inc., and its predecessor LaBarge, Inc., in Pittsburgh, Pa., a $100 million vertically integrated contract manufacturer of circuit card assemblies, electronic and electromechanical assemblies, and mechanical and machined products. Prior to that, Joe held operations management and engineering positions with Sound Technology Inc., C-COR, Inc., and Moog Inc.
Joe earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.