May 12, 2013

Federal-Mogul engineer recognized at commencement

From Staff Reports

KOKOMO — Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region recognized Steve Wagner Saturday during its commencement ceremony.

At Federal-Mogul in Logansport, Wagner is part of the lead manufacturing team and is a certified quality engineer of the American Society for Quality Control. He has worked at Federal-Mogul for 22 years.

From 2007 to 2009, Wagner served as a board member on Cass County Local Emergency Planning Committee. Since 2003, he also has been an American Red Cross volunteer instructor.

The alumni association’s highest honor, reserved solely for its alumni, provides recognition for outstanding achievements by the men and women of Ivy Tech Community College. Recipients are recognized for their personal and professional achievements.

Wagner graduated with honors from Indiana Vocational Technical College in Kokomo in 1991 in the Statistical Process Quality Control Program.

He pursued his education, and in 1996, obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. He combined that degree with the technical skills he learned at Ivy Tech to build his career.

Over the years, Wagner has also taught as adjunct faculty for Ivy Tech. Currently, he works closely with the Corporate College to partner in the development of training programs for Federal-Mogul, blueprint reading and statistical process control in particular.

He also has provided resources from Federal-Mogul to be used in training the college has provided to other companies.