Winnebago Industries recently made two new additions to the company’s service and purchasing departments, adding Troy Swearingen as the company’s service administration supervisor and Matthew Chavers as a purchasing agent.
Matthew Chavers joined Winnebago as the company’s newest purchasing agent, and Troy Swearingen, below, who is the service administration supervisor.
In his new position, Swearingen is responsible for supervising all of the activities of the owner relations and technical service staff that respond to inquiries from owners and dealers regarding the company’s Winnebago, Itasca and Winnebago Touring Coach motorhomes.
“Troy comes into his new position with a lot of valuable experience,” Director of Service Steve Evenson said. “His Winnebago background will serve him well in his new position.”
Chavers has more than 15 years of experience in a variety of project management and purchasing positions. He most recently worked for Atlas Material Testing as a buyer. Prior to that, he was employed by Navistar Inc., where he held the positions of Manager of Special Projects and Supply Manager.
“Matt has experience in commodity management, project management, purchasing, and ERP implementation with companies such as Navistar and Nissan Forklift Corp.,” said Winnebago’s Director of Purchasing Trisha Hammer. “Matt is a great addition to the Purchasing team.”
Swearingen is a 15-year veteran of the company and has an in-depth working knowledge of Winnebago products. He has prior experience as a customer service technician, service administration advisor and service administration lead.
Chavers graduated from the Keller Graduate School of Management with Master’s degrees in project management and business administration. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.