Developed thousands of pounds of rubber a day for several main customers. There are numerous different raw materials used in the making of rubber. I spent a couple of hours a day on the floor talking to the associates and watching the process, leading by example for my supervisors. The hardest part of the job was having to layoff several associates due to the economic turmoil over the last couple of years. I enjoyed talking with my associates and implementing some of the great ideas they brought me.