Steve Dailey began working for NGK Ceramics in 1988 as the company’s first Manufacturing Manager.
Over the years his responsibilities grew. He held the roles of General Manager, Vice President, and President and was involved in the hiring process of the company’s current management team. Dailey established the original work instructions for plant processes as well as the effective training system still used today, and he oversaw the startup of the original processes. During his tenure, Dailey has gained valuable insight into the company’s many processes, which has helped him become the well-respected leader he is today.
Dailey graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology and went to work for Union Carbide in the Electronics Division in 1977. He served Union Carbide for 11 years before beginning his 30-year career with NGK Ceramics USA.