Outside Design Manager
Ryan Bjork was born and raised in Minnesota. He has been in the machining and manufacturing industry for 20+ years. He started his first machinist job at the age of 17 and it has taken him to his current role here at R&D Engineering. He excelled at Southeast Technical college in their tool and die program in 1999-2000. Ryan has a large background in all types of metal production and fabrication resulting from a previous job in the laser and waterjet industry. He came to R&D Engineering in 2005 in a part-time and later went full-time in 2006. Ryan’s roles at R&D have allowed him to work in many areas of the company from sketching and machining parts to overseeing large scale automation projects from beginning to end. Ryan lives in North Branch, MN with his wife Lindsey and their 3 children, 2 of which are twins. They spend most of their time outdoors whether it be hunting, fishing, camping or just enjoying a fire in the back yard.