Derek Wirta | Quality and Food Safety Engineer
Years at Radius: 4
Education/Certification: Bachelors degree in Biology
What do you do on a day-to-day basis at your job? Manage the day to day operations on the production floor within the quality department. Handle customer complaints. Driving continuous improvement projects. Manage the quality team.
How did you arrive at your current position? What was your professional or career path? I moved to Milwaukee looking for a position working in a laboratory. At Radius I started as a Lab Technician, progressed to a Quality Lead and moved into a leadership role called Quality and Food Safety Engineer.
What is the best part about your job? Being put in a position to enable and support our quality members to be successful.
Nou Yang | Lead Packaging Technician
Years at Radius: 6
Education/Certification: High School Diploma
What do you do on a day-to-day basis at your job? Introduce myself to the new members and set them up with someone to shadow. I help the packers with cleaning and help the operators with their scheduled breaks.
How did you arrive at your current position? What was your professional or career path? I started in quality and saw a new position open for Lead Packaging Technician. I was interested in working in leadership with my fellow packers. I’ve been in the lead packaging role for about 2-3 years now.
What is the best part about your job? To come to work and see all the employees that I consider my family.