Employee Highlight – Tom Griggs

Our valued employees make Craig Industries a great company. We are so appreciative of their dedication and hard work. This month we’re highlighting a long-time employee, Production Supervisor, Tom Griggs, who has been with the company for 17 years!

Meet Tom Griggs!

How did you get your start at Craig Industries?

I started with Craig Industries in October of 2002 in the Setup Department.

What is your current role at Craig Industries and what other positions have you held in the past?

I’m currently a Production Supervisor over Door, Metal, Glue & Finish. I have also worked in Sales & Sales Support for Craig Industries, I have also been the lead in all of the departments I oversee at some point in my 17 years with the company.

What do you like most about your current role?

I enjoy working to help the company grow and improve the quality of the product.

What kept you working at Craig Industries? And how has the company changed since you started?

I like the family atmosphere here at Craig Industries and how they treat their employees.

What has been your favorite project at Craig Industries?

Company trips to Mexico, helping with the company cookouts, and helping to improve the company any way I can.

What is your motto or personal mantra?

Work smarter not harder.

What three traits define you?

Hard working, self-motivated, and punctual.

What hobbies and interests do you have outside of work?

I enjoy bowling, hunting, fishing & spending time with my family.

Tell us about your family. Any exciting developments?

I have 3 kids, Mackenzie is 17 a senior in high school and has joined the Illinois National Guard, Jakob is 15 a freshman in high school and enjoys playing on the football team, Sean is 12 and is in 7th grade he enjoys playing soccer & video games. My Cynthia and I have been married for 5 years, she works for Blue Cross.