About the Author
Scott Leipprandt has been involved with maintenance and reliability efforts for most of his professional career. Over the years, he has helped countless companies with the advancement of their lubrication reliability programs.
He joined the Lubrication Engineers team in October 2007, originally as director of technical services and now as vice president of international sales and technical services. His responsibilities include leading a team of engineers and technical experts who help customers develop solutions for their lubrication challenges. He also oversees our international business and relationships with distributors around the world.
Prior to his time at LE, Scott was with a large semiconductor manufacturing plant for almost 20 years. His responsibilities as facility engineering manager included plant maintenance, plant engineering, environmental regulations, and construction services. Having the responsibility of providing uninterrupted services for a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, manufacturing operation has instilled in him a high regard for the importance of reliability in achieving production goals.
Scott is an STLE Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) and Oil Monitoring Analyst (OMA I), NLGI Certified Lubrication Grease Specialist (CLGS), and SMRP Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP). He also has earned several MLT certifications. He has a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University and has completed numerous graduate level management courses.