Joe has contributed to our success in the short time he has been with us. “No one wants to work at a company where they feel unsafe when they come to work. It hurts morale, which then hurts a multitude of other things.” Joe believes having a safety-minded focus is one of the things that make Bazooka Farmstar a great place to work. “Employees are empowered to bring suggestions forward and commonly call out good behaviors and opportunities." Joe’s co-worker says he takes safety to a new level, he is always looking for ways to make things safer.
As a member of the safety team, Joe turns the discussion into implementation on the production floor. A safety team is a group of employees who are empowered to work with their coworkers towards solutions that make sure they have a safer place to work. Joe brings value to the team by using his years of experience to understand how team discussions about safety impact the workforce.
His primary role as Production Manager is working within different groups, problem-solving, process implementation, and sustainment. Joe gets to interact with every side of the business, resulting in him making an impact on many co-workers in a variety of roles. He says his favorite part of his job is working with his co-workers and seeing them achieve their goals. Beyond helping individuals achieve their goals, he also works with our Human Resources team on projects that press us forward on the journey of being a great place to work.
In his spare time, Joe loves being outside with his family. Some activities they enjoy are hunting, grilling, and fishing! Joe has chosen the Washington County Hospital Foundation to receive his $100 Gamechanger donation. “I donated to the hospital because I am proud and grateful for the service it provides our community.” He mentioned that the foundation was recognized as one of the top 100 rural hospitals in the country. He continued to say “It has grown the quality of its staff, while also providing higher quality care. I want to support them in any way I can.”
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