Amanda Hersleff – Women in Manufacturing

Amanda Hersleff talks to us about her role working at GKN Wheels


Name: Amanda Hersleff

Position/Title: Assembly / Operator

Tell us a little bit about yourself: 

I am married aged 34 with one child and from Swea City

Why did you choose to work in manufacturing? Or what brought you to this company/position?

Always worked in manufacturing since college. Two jobs one for five years and this one for 12 years. The pay is great and there are many good things about company.

What is the best part of your job/career?

The people I work with.

What would you tell someone if they were considering a job in manufacturing?

You can grow and advance. There are plenty of opportunities.

What do you wish more people knew about working in manufacturing?

You gain a lot of knowledge when working in manufacturing.