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Tuesday 6 November 2018

Team Focus: Q&A with Andy Hoogesteger, Plant Manager

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It’s time for another Team Focus, where we zoom in on one member of our fantastic team at Hay Creek Companies.

This week, we would like to introduce you to Andy Hoogesteger our Plant Manager. Andy has worked for Hay Creek for around 4 years. Andy serves on our managmenet team in addition to his regular duties as plant manager. 

Let's get to know Andy a little more with this Q and A

Q:  What is unique about working for Hay Creek Companies? 

A:  We have a diverse group of employees, and the culture.

Q:  What is your proudest moment at Hay Creek Companies?

A:  Having the crew that I have, they make me look good a lot!

Q:  Tell us about a time you did something innovative or found a solution for a difficult problem at work:  

A:  We work to solve challenges every day, so I can’t come up with just one example.

Q:  What do you like to do in your time off?

A:  Relax

Q:  What are the 3 most important things in your life

A:  God, family, and the outdoors

Q:  Who has impacted you most in your career and how

A:  My dad. He taught me work is work, and you’ll need to do a lot of it to be successful. 

Q:  What advice do you have for prospective Hay Creek Companies work candidates

A:  We have a great atmosphere and culture, but be ready to go, everybody here works hard and they expect they people working next to them to do the same.

Q:  What are 3 words you would use to describe Hay Creek Companies

A:  Hard working people

Q:  How do you define success

A:  Knowing our employees like it here, and giving them a good place to work. Being around when employees are buying houses, starting families, or other big life events.

Q:  What career lesson have you learned that you wish you knew before

A:  You’re capable of more than you think. 

Q:  What would you like to be famous for

A:  Great hair.

Q:  What hidden talent do you have that your coworkers don’t know about

A:  I like to make fishing lures.

Thank you for sharing, Andy! And thanks for making us smile, too. 


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