2023 Engineering leader under 40: John Grounds, 34
John Grounds, 34, Plant Engineer, PAC Worldwide, Phoenix
John Grounds, 34
Upon his arrival at PAC Worldwide, John began setting the tone within operations by spearheading major scrap reduction projects within operations. Outside of his expertise, John was willing to dig in and learn new processes and equipment while learning the inner facets of the organization. Within the first six months, PAC began to experience the benefits of John’s talent, which continues to the current day. He currently oversees an expansion and HVAC project in excess of $5 million, leading efforts to ensure timely projection completion. John is spearheading the next phase of the expansion from facility layout to equipment installation.
Fun fact: John has a passion for off-road racing and flying remote-piloted vehicles.