Vice President of Operations, Harvey Performance Company – Gorham, ME Plant and Fulfillment
Steve Vatcher, Vice President of Operations (Gorham, ME Plant) and Fulfillment, is responsible for Harvey Performance Company’s purchasing and warehousing functions as well as the company’s Gorham, ME manufacturing plant.
A graduate of General Electric’s Manufacturing Management Program, Vatcher started his career as a process engineer at GE Aircraft Engines where he spent 12 years gathering extensive experience in roles of expanding influence in manufacturing operations, quality, and materials. Vatcher was recruited out of GE by Arthur Andersen where he spent 3+ years working with, and expanding the capabilities of, leading manufacturers across a spectrum of industries.
Prior to joining Harvey Performance Company, Vatcher spent 17 years at Corning, Inc – Life Sciences Division. While at Corning, he held a series of significant roles including a stint as Plant Manager of their largest manufacturing facility before being promoted to Regional Manufacturing Manager where he was accountable for leading a portfolio of 5 manufacturing plants across North America and China.
While at Harvey Performance Company, Vatcher has leveraged his vast experience in manufacturing and has added significant sophistication, rigor, and capabilities at both the Gorham, ME plant and the company’s Rowley facility, where warehousing and production planning are housed. Moreover, Vatcher has led the construction of Harvey Performance’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant replacing the previous Gorham, ME plant.
Vatcher holds a Master of Business Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.