Bob Hinton, PE

Manager, Conveyors Group

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Bob believes in a holistic approach to conveyor design that considers each client’s production goals, overall process flows, utility requirements, maintainability, and sustainability. At Ghafari, he leads a team of engineers that design and supervise the installation of conveyor systems that streamline complex manufacturing processes, facilitate lean strategies, and promote worker safety.

Throughout a career spanning over 35 years, Bob has served as a program director, construction manager, project manager, engineering manager, designer, and estimator for numerous multi-million dollar projects. He has managed a variety of equipment engineering and installation projects for some of the biggest names in the manufacturing sector, including General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, and John Deere.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University and has completed the Management and Unions Serving Together (MUST) Safety Training Program.