February 11th marked 10 years at Teknek for Production Team Leader, Tracy Tarbert. To mark this milestone, Tracy answered some questions about her time at Teknek.
What’s been the biggest change at Teknek in the last 10 years?
"Personally, there have been many changes. I moved from the roller department to production so that was a big learning curve. In production, nothing stays still, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our processes."
What’s the most challenging part of being a team leader?
"Disciplinary situations, they don’t happen a lot though, thankfully."
What do you think makes a good leader?
"It’s important to be firm but fair and to lead by example. I would never ask someone to do something I would not do myself."
Has your leadership style changed?
"Yes. As the years have progressed, I have matured as a person and naturally, my leadership style has evolved."
What do you enjoy most about your job?
"Every day is different. I have a good team of people and that helps. We all work together to achieve our goals."
People make Teknek. Our loyal workforce is integral to our continued success.