One of the reasons I have been able to climb up the ladder so quickly is because of my attention to detail. I don’t take shortcuts either, which is something that my predecessor seemed to do a lot of. I was promoted to the top position at a manufacturing plant in New York City, and I took my job of turning the place around very seriously. I delegated a lot of things, but I wanted to take care of the HVAC maintenance in NYC myself. I was really surprised to find out that manager who was here before me did have any kind of maintenance plan in place.
I have been in too many different plants to not realize that this was just a disaster waiting to happen. There was no way we could expect people to work if the plant was too hot in the summer or too cold in the winter months. I wanted this taken care of immediately so we would lose any production time. Continue reading