Shawn Bellows joined the QMC-EMI team as Director, Facilities and Equipment Engineering in January 2018. He has an extensive background that includes 15 years in construction and industrial maintenance with a concentration in heavy foundations and industrial equipment installation.
Shawn gained manufacturing experience working for a large Tier 1 automotive supplier of stampings and assemblies. He led the construction of five building additions and two new facilities totaling close to one million square feet. Shawn held various positions including Project Leader, Corporate Facilities Engineer, and Facilities and Equipment Manager. He wrote specifications for capital equipment and managed the equipment installations in these facilities as well. He has had a supporting or a principal signature in the procurement of over 25 presses ranging from 300 to 2800 tons.
At QMC-EMI, Shawn has been an integral driver in the building of the new headquarters and played a key role in the installation of the prototype assembly cells on the shop floor at the Schoolcraft Road site. He is currently overseeing a 70,000 sqft. addition at the Company’s Farmington Road facility. Shawn has procured seven new presses and is managing a complete refurbishment of two others that will be housed there.