Jay Solomond, Vice President of Engineering & Technology
Jay Solomond joined Grede in July of 2014 as Vice President of Engineering and Technology following various roles in product development in the automotive industry. In this role he serves on the executive leadership team and is responsible for leading technology initiatives and product development at Grede.
Jay has more than 20 years of product engineering and new business development experience. Prior to joining Grede, Jay served as Engineering Manager of New Business Development at Martinrea International, Inc. where he was responsible for the advanced product design and development activities as well as product portfolio diversification. Prior to Martinrea, Jay was a Senior Product Design and Release Engineer at DaimlerChrysler where he was responsible for the design, development and release of chassis components and modules.
Jay has a Master of Science in Administration degree from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Materials / Ceramic Science and Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.