Monroe Aerospace Announces Recent Hire John T. Ratcliffe

New General Manager brings expertise to Monroe Aerospace

Rochester Hills, January 3, 2017:  Monroe Aerospace, a division of Monroe Engineering LLC, is pleased to announce an addition to their senior executive team with the appointment of John T. Ratcliffe as General Manager- Monroe Aerospace.  Mr. Ratcliffe will be responsible for all aerospace sales and manage the day to day operations of Monroe’s Melbourne, FL and Las Vegas, NV locations.

joh-t-ratcliffe“John brings our management team deep industry, product, and application knowledge gained over the last 34 years serving the Aerospace Industry.  We look forward to supporting John with whatever resources he needs to make Monroe Aerospace a great partner to do business with, “says Dave Scharrer, President of Monroe

“I am impressed with the foundation in place to grow with our customers.  We are AS9100C certified and have great product lines in Melbourne, FL and Las Vegas, NV and access to AS9100C certified resources in Michigan. Our people care about their customers and believe in our future. Our goal is to build on this foundation to make our partners proud and our customers happy,” commented John Ratcliffe .

About John Ratcliffe:  Mr. Ratcliffe started his career with Rexnord/Fairchild Specialty Fasteners Div., in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.  as a Field Sales Engineer servicing the NE United States and Canadian territory. After more than 12 years working directly with Aerospace component manufacturers, Mr. Ratcliffe then moved into Aerospace Distribution. He has spent most his distribution career in Sales Management with Wesco Aircraft and KLX Aerospace Solutions, assisting various North American sales offices, while most recently living in Atlanta managing strategic accounts in the South and Midwest regions.

Mr. Ratcliffe’s career focus has included promoting products and services for general aviation and military/defense aerospace applications to MRO, OEM, and large Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers across various systems including: System Electronics, Engine & Flight Control applications, Radar and target acquisition programs, Weapons, Structures, and Avionics systems.  His expertise includes cost savings and cost avoidance programs, long term contract agreements, application sales, supply chain sourcing of specialty fasteners and other commodity’s, installation tooling, electro-mechanical components, machine parts, Aerospace bearings, kitting, and customer specific inventory management solutions.

About Monroe Aerospace: Monroe Aerospace is an AS9100C certified small business specializing in Aerospace Hardware and Airframe Components for l fixed wing and rotary aircraft.  The business ships from two fully stocked warehouses in Melbourne, FL and Las Vegas, NV.

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