Meet Kevin Miles Head of Plant/Operations Manager Spear USA Fulton, NY

Name: Kevin Miles

Location: Spear USA Fulton, NY

Current Position: Head of Plant/Operations Manager

How long have you been with the company?  21 Years at the Fulton Operation, 12 Years as Spear and 3 as Constantia

What does your typical day involve?   Routine day to day operational activities, continuous improvements, coupled with short and mid-term planning.

What do you like best about your job?  Working with a team of talented and dedicated individuals.

How did you get started in this industry?   My first job out of the military was converting/packaging at American National Can in Des Moines, Iowa.

What are your favorite sports or pastimes?  I enjoy swimming, hiking and watching my kids sporting events.

Do you have a favorite sports team that you root for?  Syracuse Orange Basketball

What would people be surprised to know about you?  I’ve been in all 50 of the United States.

What is your favorite band, movie, or book?  David Gilmour and Pink Floyd, but enjoy listening to all classic rock.

What was your favorite holiday/vacation?  My favorite vacation was an excursion to Southern California, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon with my wife and four children.

What’s the best career advice you’ve ever received?  Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. – General Colin Powell