Welcome to another edition of our Employee Spotlight series! Today, we shine the spotlight on Caroline Curtiss, a talented Supply Chain Optimization Manager who has been an integral part of the Kymeta team for the past 2.5 years. Join us as we delve into her experiences, accomplishments, and insights in this blog post.
Caroline joined Kymeta in November 2020 as a buyer, during a time of global uncertainty. Despite the challenging circumstances, her determination and passion for her work quickly became evident. She was empowered by her managers to drive the changes she believed in, which led her to excel in her role. Today, as Supply Chain Optimization Manager, she manages high-visibility complex data sets and plays a crucial role in driving the company forward with data.
Her greatest accomplishments within the company have been centered around her dedication to improving processes and cost tracking, enabling the team to make more informed decisions about the future. Her creative solutions and leadership have been instrumental in driving efficiencies and reducing negative impacts on the production line. Her persistent nature and problem-solving skills have allowed her to showcase her strengths and lead teams through various changes.
Caroline fully embraces the vibrant culture at Kymeta, where the “can do” attitude is contagious. She appreciates the energy and enthusiasm that permeates the organization, as everyone works together to arrive at the best solutions. One core principle that particularly resonates with her is “Stronger Together.” She recognizes the value of collaboration and believes that the company’s success is a result of the collective efforts of its talented individuals.
As a member of the Supply Chain team, Caroline is proud to work alongside a group of hardworking professionals who bring diverse skills and expertise to the table. She greatly values the team’s celebration of each other’s strengths and the sharing of best practices to overcome weaknesses. This collaborative spirit has fostered a supportive and empowering environment for everyone involved.
Throughout her time at Kymeta, Caroline has experienced significant professional growth. She has been encouraged to showcase her creative solutions and has taken the lead in driving changes related to cost tracking and supplier management. The company’s culture of confidence, collaborative efforts across functions, and the freedom to fail-fast has allowed her to develop her skills, expand her knowledge, and find the best solutions to drive progress.
When not excelling in her role at Kymeta, Caroline enjoys various activities outside of work. She is an avid traveler, always seeking new adventures and experiences. As a self-proclaimed coffee snob, she appreciates a good cup of coffee and finds pleasure in discovering new coffee shops. Running is another passion of hers, as she enjoys the physical and mental benefits of exploring different spaces while staying active. Her love for running was evident when she trained for a 200-mile, 12-person relay, where she embraced the opportunity to explore long beaches, conquer hills, and navigate neighborhood streets.
Caroline’s journey at Kymeta showcases her dedication and passion for her role as Supply Chain Optimization Manager. She has made a lasting impact on the company through her creative problem-solving, leadership, and unwavering commitment to working together. Her accomplishments and personal growth reflect the vibrant culture.