Steve Thoen, General Manager
Alexandria Precision Machining
In early 2016, Steve Thoen became general manager of our Alexandria Industries’ Precision Machining facility located in Alexandria, Minn.
Thoen brings valued skills in engineering, machine technology and manufacturing to his role. He is responsible for managing operations and engineering services, including equipment and facility upgrades, while ensuring product manufacturing for customers is of the highest quality.
Thoen believes in a servant leadership style of managing employees. He places a high priority on employee satisfaction, training, and professional growth, along with generating employee alignment with our corporate values – commitment to excellence, integrity, faith, mutual respect and employee well-being.
Prior to his current role, Thoen served as operations manager where his responsibilities included customer service, quality assurance, staffing, and equipment management. Before that, he served as an applications engineer.
Thoen began his career in manufacturing as a machine operator at Doege Precision Machining. He later moved to the Twin Cities metro area and then back to the Alexandria area where he owned his own machine shop. His years of varied experiences in manufacturing have grown his skills and abilities in technical knowledge, employee management and customer satisfaction.
As general manager at our precision machining facility, Thoen is also putting his energies toward helping others be as successful as they can be. He believes his own professional growth has come from hands-on experience and learning from others. He credits the dedication of our employees as a key reason for the success of the company.
Thoen enjoys spending time with his wife and their four children. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and most any outdoor activity.
General Manager, Alexandria Precision Machining
Phone: 320-762-8193 ext. 2031
"Demand Innovation to me, means striving to exceed our customers’ expectations by providing competitive, quality product, and maintaining a constant commitment of excellence for everyone we work with." Steve Thoen, Alexandria Industries