Purchasing Manager and Materials Planner Tim Auel is involved with a lot of things that happen around Packnet. Working in the purchasing and materials planning for three years means there’s not much that happens around the facilities that didn’t involve his expertise. Tim makes sure the company maintains the best materials used for the custom solutions customers depend on and recognize as Packnet’s brand.
Tim has had a long career in the purchasing and materials areas. Prior to joining Packnet, he managed the same area for 15 years at an aerospace manufacturing facility in the Twin Cities. He also has experience working in marketing research.
Tim really enjoys working with the team at Packnet to solve the challenges customers have with their packaging. “It’s rewarding to see the satisfaction on the customer’s face when we are successful.” He also enjoys the opportunity for professional growth that exists at Packnet.
Tim graduated from St. Cloud State University.
In his free time, Tim enjoys the role of softball coach for his daughter’s team and playing on a men’s team. He also spends time with his fiancé biking around and exploring the beauty of Minnesota’s landscape.