Director of Automation, Northeast
Mr. Kelton oversees automation activity for Vantage Consulting’s food and pharmaceutical clients. He has more than 25 years of technical and project management experience, including the role of Lead Electrical and Controls Engineer for Mondelez (formerly Nabisco) where he oversaw all electrical and controls activities for the construction of a new, 250-million-dollar greenfield plant in Salinas, Mexico.
Mr. Kelton came to Vantage Consulting from a project management position from Systech. He was responsible for directing the engineering department in all activities related to machine vision inspections and packaging line automation.
Before Systech Mr. Kelton was a project engineer at Anheuser Busch where he oversaw the implementation of the world’s fastest bottling line. He began his career as a project engineer with General Foods.
Mr. Kelton holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology.