Jessica Frantz, who many are familiar with based on her working on a contract basis at Robert Bosch Packaging Technology for the last 3 years, has accepted the position as “Product Manager, Single-Use Products” starting January 2012.
Jessica Frantz grew up in New Prague, Minnesota. She attended college at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana and graduated from there with her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering in the spring of 2001. After graduation, she worked as a Project Engineer for Eli Lilly in Indianapolis where it was her responsibility to spec, purchase, and qualify aseptic filling equipment, including a new Bosch filling line in their insulin manufacturing facility.
After her time at Lilly, she spent 3 years developing adhesives and sound-deadening materials for Honda at their R&D Facility near Columbus, Ohio.
Since the beginning of 2009, she has worked as a consultant for Bosch. Jessica has gained considerable knowledge and expertise in her last 3 years focusing on the PreVAS single-use product development, validation, and sales and is a sought-after speaker for professional events and conferences. She was recently elected to the board of directors of BPSA, an industry group focused on promoting single-use technologies.
Jessica currently lives in Shakopee, Minnesota and enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children.