Company: Gruma Corporation
Location: Independence, MO
Independence, MO, December 8, 2014, Juan Torres, Director of Project Engineering for Gruma Corporation, has been recognized by Elite American Engineers for dedication, achievements and leadership in electrical and mechanical engineering.
Mr. Torres has been an engineer since 1973. He joined Gruma Corporation 29 years ago and worked his way up to his current position. Well versed in lean and ethical manufacturing, he is responsible for opening new facilities, installing new process lines in existing facilities, putting together proposals and getting them approved, and obtaining funding for projects.
He first became interested in the profession when he was in school in Mexico; he enjoyed fixing equipment, which led to him to study electrical and mechanical engineering. Mr. Torres is seen as a leader in the field, who has helped the company progress from a starter to a well-known and respected business with entities worldwide.
Mr. Torres takes great pride in his work and is grateful for all the opportunities he has had within the company. He is a knowledgeable, dedicated, detail oriented, and hardworking professional who attributes his success to taking his work seriously.
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