2023 Engineering Leader Under 40: Justin Wengatz, 35

Justin Wengatz, 35, Lead Product Manager, Rockwell Automation, Mayfield Heights, Ohio

By Plant Engineering September 11, 2023
Courtesy: CFE Media

Justin Wengatz, 35
Lead Product Manager
Rockwell Automation
Mayfield Heights, Ohio

Justin’s forward-focused approach consistently seeks long-term solutions by addressing root causes. His receptivity to customers’ unique problems and ideas drives innovation at Rockwell Automation. Beginning as an Engineer-in-Training in 2013, he progressed to Project Controls Engineer, integrating PlantPAx solutions. Leading major releases for Studio 5000 Logix Designer, Justin’s expertise has propelled him to Lead Product Manager, guiding a team and shaping the strategic direction of Rockwell Automation’s control software.

Fun fact: Justin’s professional journey began in pharmacy, but he smoothly transitioned to engineering due to its alignment with his problem-solving mindset.