T&S Brass and Bronze Works, a manufacturer of commercial plumbing equipment, has hired Michael Williams as its new operations manager.

Williams, a manufacturing leader with more than two decades of experience, will manage the operations for the assembly and packaging of the 6,000 finished plumbing products produced every year at the T&S headquarters in Travelers Rest, South Carolina.

“Mike has a great track record of improving operations wherever he goes, and we’re excited to bring his expertise to bear for T&S as well,” said Clay White, vice president of global manufacturing for T&S. “We’re very proud of a culture of safety and employee engagement in our plant, and Mike brings a commitment to improving our operations even further, allowing us to continue to deliver the kind of quality and customer satisfaction that T&S is known for.

Williams, a Georgia native, holds a degree in business management from Jacksonville State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Lincoln Memorial University. He is a member of the South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) and the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME). A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Williams has served multiple combat tours.

Williams is taking over as operations manager from the retiring Gary Cole.