Joel Bustos has been appointed senior vice president of global operations at Key Technology Inc. He’ll plan and manage the company’s operations and support strategic objectives of the business, designing and making automated inspection, specialized conveying and product preparation systems.

He brings 19 years of business and operational leadership experience to the position, most recently serving as vice president of operations at Aehr Test Systems. He previously held general manager positions at Celestica Corporation and Flextronics International Ltd.