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Meet Machine Tool Operator Lisa Johansson

Lisa started working at EWES in the summers during school and has now been a permanent employee for about three years. She recently got the chance to change job from machine operator to machine tool operator. Wonder what she thinks about it?

It’s employees like Lisa together with all good colleagues who create the feeling that characterizes EWES – what we call the power of WE.

7 quick questions

How old are you?
I will be 23 this year.

Where do you live?
I live in Värnamo.

How long have you worked at EWES?
I have been a permanent employee for about three years but I worked here in the summers during school.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
When I'm not working, I usually hang out with friends. I like to attend to occasional parties.

What do you find hard to resist?
A cold beer in the sun on the balcony.

If you didn’t have to work for money – what would you do in life?
If I didn't have to think about money, I would travel and just chill.

When was the last time you laughed out loud?
I laugh all the time. I'm actually having a hard time keeping myself from laughing 😃

About work

Which are your tasks?
I'm a machine tool operator in the department for tension springs. Internally, the department goes by the name Shinko (which is the name of the machine I'm setting up).

What does a typical day at work look like?
I set the machine so that it produces optimally, measure springs and pack them.

What’s the best thing about your job?
I enjoy and have fun with my colleagues. Another thing I like is that I often get to learn new things.

What do you think characterizes EWES as an employer?
It's a tricky question, but I think EWES is a social and competent workplace.

What’s your best advice to someone who is curious about working at EWES?
It doesn't have to be that difficult. I think being nice and interested will go a long way. If you show that you want to learn new things, a lot can happen at EWES.

The EWES saying goes, "Springs move the world". What EWES spring could you not live without?
We make many different types of springs at EWES but there is one specific spring used in chainsaws that I like to set up. Simply because it's a challenge to get them to balance standing up and I like challenges and learning new things.

Thank you Lisa!