Garner, Iowa – Stellar Industries, Inc. is announcing the addition of Ryan Sonquist as Buyer.
Ryan Sonquist – Ryan Sonquist completed an internship last summer in the Stellar Industries purchasing department and has now joined the team as a full-time buyer. He will be responsible for ordering raw materials and cylinders for the Stellar manufacturing facility.
“I am very excited for the day-to-day challenges that this job will present,” says Sonquist. He continues, “As a recent college graduate, I thoroughly enjoy working on real world challenges, and formulating conclusions that will best serve the needs of the company. I’m finding that it’s not always as easy as the text book taught me, but it’s definitely more exciting and rewarding.”
Sonquist is a graduate of Garner-Hayfield/Ventura High School and recently graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Supply Chain Management and Operations. He has received certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt, which he completed via the University of Northern Iowa in Dublin, Ireland last summer. Sonquist currently resides in Clear Lake with the hopes of moving to Garner soon. He is recently engaged to his long time girlfriend, Katelyn.
Margaret Tue, Purchasing Manager at Stellar Industries, says, “Ryan is a great addition to our team. His excitement and fresh ideas are invigorating and contagious to have around the office. We look forward to what he can add to our team.”
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Stellar Industries, Inc. was founded in 1990 in Garner, Iowa. It is an employee owned and operated manufacturer of hydraulic truck mounted equipment. Products include hooklift hoists, cable hoists, container carriers, telescopic cranes, articulating cranes, and work truck accessories. Stellar also offers complete mechanic service truck and tire service truck packages. Stellar is a progressive company that focuses on its people, as they are the key to making the products and the company successful.