VP of Application Engineering & Motion Control
Since joining CUI in 2004, Jeff Smoot has been a driving force in the revitalization of the company's quality and engineering departments. Instituting internal processes crucial to CUI's recent success, including a supplier quality management system and a materials compliance program, Jeff put CUI in a position to meet the quality requirements of the world's leading OEM manufactures. In 2014, Jeff shifted his focus to overseeing the design and development of CUI's innovative AMT Modular Encoder line. Recently, Jeff has also been tasked with establishing CUI’s Application Engineering department which will allow the organization to better support its customers in the field during the development process. Prior to CUI, Jeff operated as a manufacturing engineer for Fiskar's Gerber Legendary Blade Division, focusing on the NPI of the company's knives and multi-tools. Jeff holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University.