Steve Galle leads Inteva's global Operations team and is responsible for the company's day-to-day manufacturing and assembly sites worldwide serving as the leader of environmental, health & safety, and lean processes and systems. He has held this position since the start of Inteva in 2008.
Prior to joining Inteva, he was the Chief Operating Officer for Sundance Products, LLC. Galle began his career at General Motors in 1990 as a student co-op while attending Kettering University in Flint, MI. Over the next 9 years, Galle developed his skills and experience for Operations through various positions of increasing responsibilities including manufacturing supervisor, manufacturing engineer, general supervisor, and focused factory manager. Following these assignments, he served as a senior staff assistant and divisional lean sensei as part of the Delphi Manufacturing System staff. Beginning in 2000, Galle assumed senior Operations management positions at various locations including plant manager assignments at Delphi Columbus, Ohio Operations, Delphi Adrian, Michigan Operations, and Delphi Moraine, Ohio Operations.
Galle received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1992 from Kettering University, followed by a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Dayton in 1996. He is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt & Shainin Red X Apprentice.