John Shipley has been with Patti Engineering since 2016 and is the Senior Electrical Engineer and Director of Indiana Operations. With over 25 years of experience in controls and industrial automation in the Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Machine Tool, Material Handling, and Steel industries, he is an expert in his craft. John has extensive experience with aluminum high pressure die casting, asset tracking, automated guided vehicle systems, color picture tube manufacturing, friction welding, and friction stir welding, lean manufacturing, and manufacturing engineering, as well as professional experience with steel erection for building construction, beef cattle operations, and custom hay baling services.
John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, and later achieved his Master of Science degree in International Business from San Diego State University. He is a licensed PE for the state of Indiana, and also maintains a number of certifications. He is a Certified Automation Professional by the International Society of Automation, a Siemens Certified Professional for Industrial Identification – RFID-UHF, and RFID Professional Institute Associate Foundation Level Certified.