ABOUT OUR MANAGEMENT
Guy M. Chachere
Guy joined Sidewinder Pumps Inc. in April of 2003.
Guy handles the day to day operations, including sales (working with distributors), marketing, oversees website design, literature design, shop floor production scheduling, quoting and Sidewinder’s growing international market.
He brings experience in several fields to his job duties at Sidewinder.
Guy grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated from J. Frank Dobie High School where he took courses in computer science at San Jacinto Jr. College.
Guy began working at the age of 12 in his father’s Wholesale Produce Business and worked there until his early 20’s.
He took Auto Mechanics for two years in high school through the V.I.C.A. program, worked as an automotive mechanic and drag raced.
He worked at Reed Pump parts starting as a shipping receiving clerk, and was promoted to production line scheduling, inventory management and Factory Warehouse Supply manager. He studied A.P.I.C.S. inventory control and shop floor scheduling methods.
Guy then went back to mechanics, working on Cabot Franks drilling units, specializing in air systems, hydraulic systems and drive train/gear boxes.
Guy moved to Austin, TX and worked as a machinist on J-head mill and engine lathe in a small production shop, JB Machining. He has experience machining molds for injection molding, blow molding and lost wax investment molds.
He then went to work for Texas Tool and Fastener selling tools and fasteners used by the various trades on commercial buildings. He developed two new territories and one new product line. He was a member of the Salesman Advisory council (top 5 salesman out of 30), for 5 years. He completed Xerox PSS III Sales Training.
He then sold SPECTRA PHYSICS Lasers for alignment applications in agriculture, building trades and industrial applications. Studied Counselor Selling Methods.
Guy went to work for AGI Industries, a multifaceted pump supplier and fabricator, selling packaged pump systems for offshore production platforms specializing in chemical injection skids. During his tenor he was promoted to regional manager, then marketing director. He spent 8 years with AGI.
He became part of the Sidewinder team in 2003, starting out in sales, moved into management and became general manager – touching all aspects of the company operation.
School and Training
XEROX PSS III Sales Training
Air and Hydraulic Systems Fundamentals’, System Design
A.P.I.C.S. Inventory and Production Control