Swisslog Healthcare, a leading supplier in healthcare technology combining pharmacy and transport automation, has appointed Brad Mortel to the position of vice president of Systems and Quality for TransLogic – a role that will lead enhancements for customers in ways that continue to add value. The newly created role is part of a broader plan to focus on enhancing engineering and ongoing quality. Mortel will report directly to Cory Kwarta, CEO of TransLogic, a division of Swisslog Healthcare.
As the vice president of Systems and Quality, Mortel will lead and champion quality improvement initiatives that significantly impact TransLogic customer satisfaction, brand reputation and financial performance. He will guide team efforts to develop measurement tools that identify organizational improvements as well as standardize processes to improve product reliability.
Since joining the company as a senior quality engineer in 2015 where he developed and executed hardware test plans for new product introductions, Mortel has continued to make an impact as he advanced to manager then director of quality assurance for the company.
Mortel’s expertise comes from previously supporting complex manufacturing environments, including the medical device and aerospace sectors. He served as senior process engineer at EndoShape, senior manufacturing engineer at Lake Region and manufacturing engineer III for Accellent, Inc. As a graduate of both University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and Purdue University, Mortel also brings a data-driven, strong statistical approach to problem solving.