Director of Quality & Purchasing

John Brown

Director of Quality and Purchasing John Brown has been at Estes since 2006, but prior to joining the Estes team he worked in the semiconductor industry with DuPont as an Advanced Processor and Quality Flow Analyst. He has also served as Quality Manager with an injection molder company. In his current role at Estes, John ensures customer satisfaction using quality planning and review among other methods. He is also responsible for product quality, continual improvement, and oversight of the purchasing department. John regularly leads quality improvement efforts throughout the shop and serves as the management representative for the organization’s ISO certifications.

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John Brown

Favorite Quote

“If a man tried to take his time on earth and prove before he died, what one man’s life could be worth, well I wonder what would happen to this world?”

  • Harry Chapin

Favorite Indy Activity

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Symphony on the Prairie at Conner Prairie


  • Barbecue
  • Cooking

Favorite Must-Read Book

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Estes Superpower

  • Excel
  • Charts
  • Pivot tables