July 14, 2009
Lincoln Industries, a metal fabricator and finisher in Lincoln, Neb., has selected Bill Ellerbee to serve as vice president of operations.
Ellerbee joined the company last year as director of materials and customer service. In that position, he was responsible for implementing and managing the company's new model for managing its day-to-day scheduling and customer service activities.
Ellerbee brings an extensive operations background to his new position. He worked at Maytag Corp. for 16 years, first in sales and later in logistics and purchasing. He also was responsible for the assembly operations for Maytag's Newton, Iowa, facility. In 2006 he joined Federal Signal in Chicago as vice president of operations, where he was responsible for operations at 10 facilities located throughout the world.