Position: Quality Assurance Supervisor and Safety Officer
Years at Dion: 32
Responsibilities: "Manage the QA department, trouble shoot internal and external problems, perform corrective and preventive actions, perform production approvals, create documentation, responsible for employee safety training and facility safety, participate in audits, complaint log management
What do you love about your job? The variety, the challenge of trouble shooting, helping people when a problem arises. I may not always have the solution myself, but I will always try to direct a problem to where help can be found. I also enjoy the camaraderie of my coworkers."
What drew you to Dion Label originally? "I was 19, unemployed, living at home and my dad made me answer the ad in the paper."
What has been your favorite label in recent years and why? "I like the Bug Hill Farm labels with the old fashioned looking botanical art."
Outside work activities, what you do for fun? "Reading. I live in the country and I like to be out in the yard or garden. I take walks with my dog Annie and look for wildlife, plants, flowers, etc.. I’m always bringing home things like stumps and rocks to use in my landscape."
What is your personal philosophy? "Balance, contentment, perspective, self-reliance."