Southeastern Tool & Design Adds 2 To Staff

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Justin Whitmire
Justin Whitmire

Southeastern Tool & Design has added two new key members to its growing workforce, Justin Whitmire, VP of Engineering and Operations, and Andrew Gotliffe, machine design engineer.  Mr. Whitmire joins the team in a brand new role for the company and Mr. Gotliffe increases the engineering team from five to six. Officials said, "Both were recently added in order to meet our growing customers’ needs.

"In Mr. Whitmire’s new role, he will be leading the entire engineering and operations teams, driving continuous improvement, and ultimately ensuring we are meeting customers’ deadlines and expectations."  

Mr. Whitmire previously had a seven-year tenure with Dover Corporation in engineering and operations management and most recently as vice president of Customer Experience.

He received his MBA from University of Kentucky and B.A. in Economics from The College of Wooster. He can be reached at or 423 825-4325.

As machine design engineer, Andrew Gotliffe will be designing fixtures, tooling and machine components for Chattanooga-based manufacturing companies. He was previously employed with Westinghouse Electric for seven years as a mechanical engineer.  He earned his B.S Mechanical Engineering from York College of Pennsylvania. He can be reached at or 423-825-4325.

Andrew Gotliffe
Andrew Gotliffe

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