General Manager of Operations
Jeff Simek is the General Manager of Operations for RCO Aerospace and RCO Engineering. Mr. Simek has a passion for building teams that strive for quality and delivery performance, while reducing costs. Jeff began his career working for Tier 1 automotive suppliers where he held the roles of Program Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Greenfield Site Launch Manager and Plant Manager.
Following these positions, Jeff was hired as the Business Unit Manager at RCO Engineering – Automotive Plastics Division. After working for 15 years in the automotive industry, Jeff was promoted to the role of General Manager of RCO’s new Aerospace division. In this position for the last 8 years, Jeff has been responsible for developing and leading the operations offering VIP passenger seating and interior products for large cabin business class jets. He is now in charge of both the Aerospace and Automotive production operations at RCO. Jeff graduated from Ferris State University with a B.S. in Plastics Engineering and Technology.