Sales Engineer; Manufacturing Enginer building missiles, radar systems, caps for aerosol cans and pens; Equipment maintenance engineer at pharmaceutical manufacturer; Production shift manager making drug capsules & tablets; Facilities Manager looking after all site services for large R&D site.
Energy and Environmental Sustainability Leader
Eli Lilly and Company Limited
I help my company use natural resources (energy, water & waste) in an efficient way, to maximise the value for patients.
My Typical Day
Have coffee, review reports on energy & water consumption from previous day; conference call with colleague around the world following up on actions from energy assessment visit;prepare internal communication on progress made to date; think about how we develop people in my work group.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
passionate, curious, fun
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
husky dog sled racing in Finland
What did you want to be after you left school?
a pilot or aeronautical engineer
Were you ever in trouble at school?
yes – minor stuff
What's the best thing you've done as an engineer?
helped others be successful
Tell us a joke.
To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.