Karen Randall
Plant Manager, Windsor Fuel Components Facility
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC
Windsor, CT

“Manufacturing is the engine that drives American prosperity.  It is central to our economic and national security.  A strong manufacturing sector creates jobs, which in turn provides families with opportunities and supports our country.”

As Plant Manager for the Westinghouse Windsor Fuel Components Facility in Connecticut, Karen Randall oversees all plant operations for the fabrication and assembly of complex components for use in the nuclear industry.  She is responsible for safety, quality, production, cost and strategic planning at the manufacturing site.
Her personal commitment is to continuous improvement.  She said, “Manufacturing inherently creates daily challenges that provide opportunities to learn and to involve facility personnel in improving processes that eliminate waste, reduce variation, and improve customer and employee satisfaction.”

Karen’s team has been grounded in a strong culture of safety, quality and process improvements.  Enhanced with the addition of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma improvement tools, the facility has achieved significant results. Under her leadership, the transformation has resulted in recognition of the facility as a valuable asset to Westinghouse. 

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