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Career is an ability to accept challenges

Date 2021-10-05
Category Blog

Kęstutis Gulbinas started working at the ECOWOOD factory 7 years ago as a finishing worker, later as a CNC machine tool operator. After about a year and a half, the young promising employee became a foreman and today heads the door / stair production department.

A fast career was no accident. Kęstutis consistently and persistently delved into and became interested in wood processing technology. While still a student, he visited the company, fell in love with new modern woodworking equipment, and in the twelfth grade chose to enter the Bachelor of Wood and Furniture Processing, where he gained a lot of knowledge not only about woodworking, but also about process management. After studying, he continued to work in the factory: applied knowledge, formed new skills, had to learn to manage not only the quality of products, but also the team.

 

A fast career was no accident. Kęstutis consistently and persistently delved into and became interested in wood processing technology. While still a student, he visited the company, fell in love with new modern woodworking equipment, and in the twelfth grade chose to enter the Bachelor of Wood and Furniture Processing, where he gained a lot of knowledge not only about woodworking, but also about process management. After studying, he continued to work in the factory: applied knowledge, formed new skills, had to learn to manage not only the quality of products, but also the team.

Kęstutis is firmly convinced that the ability to orientate quickly in changing situations, determination to make decisions and relationships with colleagues are key issues that determine the quality of a manager’s work. He himself, remembering the first days in the position of the head of the unit, identifies the biggest challenge as gaining the trust of long-term people. Every young, relatively short-lived professional who becomes a manager receives appreciative glances, skeptical opinions, but openness, respect for people, honest communication, efforts to find common solutions to various issues and professional knowledge help to quickly create a constructive, collaborative environment. Today, when asked how the staff of the department evaluates him, Kęstutis answers: “I hope that they see a responsible and honest manager in me.”

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