2019 Engineering Leader Under 40: Christopher Blackburn, 30
Senior Plant Engineer Henkel Aerospace Bay Point, Calif., BS Mechanical Engineering, San Francisco State University
Christopher Blackburn, 30
Senior Plant Engineer
Henkel Aerospace Bay Point, Calif.
BS Mechanical Engineering, San Francisco State University
Even at a young age, Chris’ critical-thinking skills and enjoyment of solving problems and working in manufacturing plants sets him apart. Chris has progressed from designing work platforms to complete work centers, collaborating with process engineering, R&D, quality and production. He also has tackled several difficult permitting processes. Chris is an avid San Jose Sharks fan and season-ticket holder. Outside of hockey, his other pastime is attending beer-tasting festivals.
FUN FACT: Chris is involved with the volunteer group, Engineers Without Borders.