Bob Manelski is Director of Manufacturing for the 787 in Everett, WA. In this role, he is responsible for providing leadership and direction for 787 manufacturing operations on the Everett site. Prior to this, he served the 787 program as leader of Business Operations, with responsibility for business operations as well as program planning and control. Manelski was previously the Director of Business Operations for the Fabrication division. He also served as the Director of the Electrical Systems Responsibility Center, a Boeing Fabrication business unit.
A 31 year veteran of Boeing, Bob has held a wide variety of assignments and traveled extensively while working directly with customers. Other assignments include: Director of Crew Information Services for Commercial Airplanes, Director of Boeing’s Operations Center, Commercial Airplanes chief mechanic; Manager of Airplane Systems Technical Services, 747-400 Field Service; 777 design engineering; and Service engineering.
Bob has been married to Deanna for 24 years and they have two teenage daughters.