Time with the company:
5 1/2 years.
What time did you get up this morning?
What attracted you to Goudsmit UK?
The nice working environment and the close team.
Describe your job in 5 words
Unpredictable, busy, varied, interesting, enjoyable!
What does your job entail?
I look after the manufacturing overseas, ensuring all goods are complete and shipped on time. I also manage the account for one of our largest customers.
What does a typical day involve for you?
I check and respond to emails first thing then whatever the day throws at me! There is never a typical day!
How did you get into this line of work?
I was working in the motor industry before and liked the idea of a change of career so when the opportunity to work at Goudsmit UK came up I jumped at it.
What’s the best part of your job at Goudsmit UK?
The best part is definitely the people I work with, there are lots of laughs in the office.
What personal qualities are required to do your job?
Good communication skills are a must, and the ability to work in a team.
What’s the biggest challenges you face in your job?
Co-ordinating production schedules and transit times.
What’s the most rewarding part of your job?
Getting orders complete and delivered on time and getting thanks from a customer.
What’s the best piece of advice you could give to a new person joining your team?
Ask questions, no matter how silly you think they are!
What do you do in your spare time?
I love to get away at the weekend and spend time with my family. I also enjoy eating out and getting to the gym (sometimes!!).
Any fun / interesting facts about you?
I once shared a lift with Brad Pitt.
What time will you get home this evening?
Hopefully around 5.15pm.