Falkville, AL – Katrina Pressley was recommended by a friend to interview for her first position at Valley Rubber. She was not looking for a job at the time, but things fell into place and over time she has had the opportunity to grow into her position. Katrina believes Valley Rubber is a place employees come to work for their entire career, and she can envision herself staying until retirement.
When she first started, Valley Rubber a very small company. Her first week was the week of the April 2011 tornadoes. Katrina’s initial position was Order Entry and Shipping. Then she moved into Purchasing, and now Valley Rubber has grown and expanded so that she is able to just focus on Shipping.
As the Logistics Specialist, her day to day can be summed up in one word: communication. Katrina works with other departments, carriers, and customers to get products shipped to the customer on time. She enjoys working at Valley Rubber because it feels like family. She loves the people she works with, and feels she has grown up at her job. During her time at the company, Katrina’s personal family has grown; she is married with two children.
Ensuring Excellence is the Core Value that stands out the most to her. She sees her coworkers going above and beyond to help customers and says they do what they can to help the customers whether it benefits the company as a whole or not. Katrina has been with Valley Rubber for 10 years.