Name: Karen Cichon
Title at GRM: Purchasing Coordinator
Branch: Grand Rapids
Time working at GRM: 20 years
What is an average day of work like for you? There is no such thing as an average day. You never know what the day will bring. That is part of the reason I like working here.
What originally got you interested in the work that you do? I was about to enter the job market, heard about this job and I fortunately was offered the job.
What is your favorite part of your work? The people I work with.
What is your favorite experience you had with a customer or your favorite achievement when servicing a customer? Making customers realize we are here to help them.
If you weren’t in the business of metrology, what do you think you’d be doing? I have no idea!
What are some activities you enjoy when you aren’t working? Spending time with my family, boating, reading, and sewing.
What is your favorite childhood memory? Making maple syrup with my father.
What is your favorite food? I love most food but today seafood sounds good.
What are some of your favorite movies? Footloose, Benny and June, On Golden Pond
What are some of your favorite musicians/bands? Little Big Town, Adele, Pink, Queen
What is your favorite place to travel to or visit? Little Pine Island Lake and Rainbow Lake
What is something you find unique/interesting about yourself? I own hundreds of books – I love to read. My favorite novel is The Stand by Steven King.