Roberto Montes has been a member of the Vista Metal Corp. team for over 16 years. In that time, he worked as a General Helper and a DC Operator before accepting the role of Quality Lead. Through his dedicated experience, he has developed a comprehensive understanding of DC casting technology, successful casting techniques, customer requirements, and potential sources of safety and quality risk. Roberto consistently and systematically works to identify, correct, and lead continuous improvement for our key processes as well as share experience through training and coaching of personnel. He has been a key component of monitoring and improving casting recovery, maintaining Alscan units, performing quality release functions and many other tasks. In the last quarter, he has successfully transitioned to managing the Quality Technicians and our ultrasonic throughput, minimizing backlog, and helping to achieve on-time delivery. Through all, Roberto Montes has developed and demonstrated leadership abilities which is why we are proud to recognize him as Manager of the Quarter.