Vaughn Anderson has been named manager of manufacturing engineering at Valtek Inc. in Springville.

As manager of manufacturing engineering, Anderson will coordinate the efforts of tool engineering, manufacturing programming, setup reductions, and facilities and production maintenance.In addition, his responsibilities will include specifying and engineering Valtek products in a timely and cost-effective manner, while maintaining and improving quality.

Anderson has a bachelor's and a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Brigham Young University. He is currently listed in Who's Who in Technology, and has received numerous awards for engineering designs.

He joined Valtek in 1984 as a research and development project manager, and later was named project manager.