In the Spotlight
Where they started, who they’ve become
After graduating high school, Lisa Pollet had dreams of becoming a Veterinary Technician. However, it was a very competitive program and she wasn’t able to get into her college of choice. She decided to take a year off from full time college and save some money while doing some courses towards her program. Little did she know that coming to SRG would completely change her life.
Lisa needed a job to pay for her courses and was advised to try out SRG. She came to our Woodstock office in September 1998. Looking back (almost 18 years ago!), her memory is a little foggy, but she does recall being placed quickly and remembers SRG being helpful in answering any questions she had.
Lisa started at Vuteq about a week after her interview as an Associate on the JII Functional Cami Line and was hired by Vuteq only 6 months later. She later moved to Front Strut and then over to the Toyota Doortrim line. At this point, she could see her life moving in a completely different direction and began taking night school courses at Fanshawe College towards her Quality Assurance certificate. “I knew working on the line was not something I aspired to do forever and I liked working at Vuteq”, she recalls. Vuteq posted a QA position, Lisa applied, and she got it!
Lisa learned a lot in the QA role and had many opportunities for learning and travel. She was able to go to Japan for check fixture training, to Vuteq Kentucky for QA support and had many opportunities to visit multiple facilities all over Ontario and the USA.
Many years later, after returning from a maternity leave, Lisa was presented a new position to work in the Purchasing Department and she jumped at the chance. She’s worked as a Materials Planner ever since.
Lisa’s placement at Vuteq through SRG has positively impacted her life. She’s had “many wonderful opportunities” that moved her forward in her career. When asked what piece of advice she’d give to SRG Team Members just starting out at Vuteq, Lisa had this to say: “…work hard and be patient; good things will come to those who wait.”