Matt Kline, The Center-Northeast

Quality Program Manager

Matt Kline is the Independent Testing Lab Manager and Quality Program Manager at The Center-Northeast office located at Saginaw Valley State University. His areas of expertise are Engineering and Quality. He is also part of the The Center-Northeast Industry 4.0 Team.

Professional Experience
Matt has a diverse background in manufacturing, operating at many organizational levels from Product Assembler, Maintenance Technician and Quality Manager. Because his job roles were with small to medium-size manufacturers, he has lived the “many hats” life that employees and managers experience in these companies including managing the conception, design, prototype, validation, certification and launch of a product.

Matt served eight years in the United Sates Army as a Mechanic, including two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Saginaw Valley State University. Additionally, he is certified by Exemplar Global as a Quality System Lead Auditor and has training as a Six Sigma Black Belt.