Colleague Focus – Meet Jonathan Rivera

February 1, 2016

Colleague Focus – Meet Jonathan Rivera

 This edition of our Colleague Focus is centered on Jonathan Rivera.

jonathanready1Jonathan is a Lead Process Tech at Mar-Bal’s Chagrin Falls, OH location. The main function of his position is to improve function and lower scrap.

Throughout his 16 years at Mar-Bal Jonathan said his favorite part about working for the company is, “the people and the challenges they pose.”

We asked Jonathan how Mar-Bal has helped with his career development. “It has made me a somewhat responsible person,” Jonathan humorously responded.

With 16 years of experience under his belt we were intrigued by what Jonathan would consider his proudest moment at Mar-Bal. Although there were many, Jonathan shared that his proudest moment has been, “moving up in the organization.”

When asked who he looks up to and why, Jonathan said, “John [Montanaro] has been a very important person and leader here at Mar-Bal.” John has more than 20 years of experience in the Plastic industry. He began working as a shift supervisor at Mar-Bal and is currently a Production Manager.

Outside of the office Jonathan enjoys riding his motorcycle or four-wheeler and watching his favorite TV show, Homeland. When it is time for a relaxing vacation Jonathan’s favorite spot is the island of Puerto Rico. Jonathan’s favorite home-cooked meal? “Anything my wife cooks,” Jonathan responded. “Maybe she will read this.”

Thank you for everything you contribute to Mar-Bal, Jonathan!