New Employee Announcement

Adam Auffart, Account Manager, KY

What is your previous work experience/education?
I  was born and still live in  Jasper, IN.  I have over 10 years’ experience in the plastics industry with Jasper Rubber Products & Sunbelt Plastic Extrusions and 5 more as a manufacturing consultant for Purdue University.  I earned my undergraduate degree from Indiana University and an MBA from Marist College.

I have extensive experience working on large programs and excels at solving problems for customers.  In my career I have worked with companies like Whirlpool, GE, Caterpillar, & Home Depot.

My wife, Nina and I have a 3 1/2-year-old daughter, Lilly, and when we aren’t spending time with her we enjoy boating, traveling, cooking and home improvement projects.

How would you describe your new roll?
As the Account Manager for the Louisville location I will be tasked with increasing profitable sales revenue through growing/maintaining relationships with existing customer & creating new customer relationships.  My roll is to identify markets and customers that fit within the capabilities of Viking Plastics and develop new opportunities from those customers.

In your opinion, what do you think makes you a perfect fit to join the Viking team?
I have a strong desire to succeed and love working collaboratively with all departments to solve problems and bring value to the customer.  I spent several years working in continuous improvement and lean and am really excited to work for a company that puts such a strong emphasis on always getting better.

Any other comments you’d like to add? 
I am excited to get started and look forward to working with everyone!