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Faces of Interface Special Edition Featuring Human Resources

We have a special edition of Faces of Interface featuring our Human Resources team members. As a people-centric organization, our HR team is instrumental in creating our culture and bringing us all together to meet the needs of our customers.

Our vision, mission and purpose are solidified by the work of our HR team. Core to our tremendous growth, is a team of people committed to ensuring from day one our team members have the resources and support they need to get the job done.

As with all things related to people, change is constant. That is why our HR team has spent the last few years upgrading our employee experience and HR processes. As a 54-year-old company, the HR team continually evaluates where we can effect change and positive outcomes. There are some original processes that have withstood the test of time and some that need constant refreshing. It is the focus of our team members in the HR department that are putting those plans into action.

Some instrumentation changes our HR leadership have deployed includes updating Interface’s leadership development programs, revamping performance reviews for production employees, and renewing employee recognition programs.

From a recruiting standpoint, the team has implemented a new training program in the critical onboarding process. Benefits have changed as well, including a brand-new benefits package introduced this year to all team members. The HR team designs and orchestrates these changes to maintain Interface’s efficiency in the recruiting process and improving retention to keep the company’s growing and experienced staff together, so everyone that interacts with Interface benefits.

Our team members in the HR department are excited with these changes and look forward to how the new recruitment strategy, as well as the new employee benefits and recognition programs demonstrate Interface’s commitment to the team members, our value chain and represent us as one of Arizona’s best places to work.

Get To Know Our HR Team Member Gabby Simpson

Gabby has lived in Arizona all her life, growing up in Scottsdale and raising her family here. She worked in property management when she initially met Interface, as she helped to work on our expansion in the early 2010s. She joined us in 2014 to help assist with the HR, accounting, and our sales department for three years. In 2017, she got back into real estate doing HR for a brokerage firm while also selling homes as an agent.

We are thrilled that Gabby rejoined Interface after she stopped by to say hello to some old work friends, and we presented her the opportunity to join our HR team. She mentioned that she loved the company and the people, so she was excited for the opportunity to return.

In Gabby’s role as HR Administrator, she helps to facilitate employee needs regarding benefits, payroll, and daily support. She is also part of Interface’s Navigators. This group of peers works to offer ideas for process improvements that help Interface become more efficient and innovative.

Our HR team plays a crucial role in improving the people side of Interface. From process to engagement, our HR is key to accounting for the company’s continued growth.

If you are interested in joining your team, please go to our online to apply for open positions.

Our Greatest Resource is Our Team Members

Labor Day is important to Interface. It is our time to celebrate our most valuable resource, our talented team members. We appreciate every single person that has been part of our 51-year-old history. They are what makes us thrive, each and every day.

Our talent is diverse in skills and experience. It takes a wide range of resources to design and build the best precision force solutions in the market place.

At Interface, we are proud of the work we do and the products we provide our clients. Our force measurement tools and technology are recognized as the Gold Standard for accuracy and reliability, because of the hundreds of top-notch engineers, production team members, sales and application engineers, administrators, partners, reps, and distributors, who pour their heart and soul into their work.

On any given day, you can find our experts keenly soldering strain gages, calibrating every load cell, shipping crates of our LowProfile load cells, meeting with clients to design new OEM solutions, engineering new products and supporting our internal and external customers from our headquarter office. It takes a vast group of committed team members to do what we do, and do it well. And that is worth celebrating this Labor Day!

Our employees have been able to achieve success at such a high level because of our focus on the core values we use to define ourselves: ownership, integrity, imagination, and accountability. It’s ingrained in our culture and what we strive to represent throughout the organization.

These values dictate the way our teams interact with clients and one another, and it guides the success of our product development and R&D efforts. There are a shared vision and a common goal which makes collaboration and innovation easier, which helps us to promote a great place to work.

As a premium supplier to the critical infrastructure projects, the aerospace and defense markets, we are also happy to avowal that Interface products are “Made in America.” We take pride in leveraging American labor and contributing our economic success to the U.S. GDP. The National Association of Manufacturing (NAM) presented the following facts on the state of U.S. manufacturing, and Interface is an integral contributor to these milestones:

NAM Facts (Source):

  • Manufacturers contributed $2.38 trillion to the U.S. economy in the fourth quarter of 2018
  • Over the past 28 years, U.S.-manufactured goods exported have quadrupled
  • Manufacturers in the U.S. export nearly half of U.S. manufacturing output
  • Taken alone, manufacturing in the U.S. would be the eighth-largest economy in the world

America’s manufacturing labor force turned America into a powerhouse in the mid-1800s. They started the industrial revolution and became the backbone to American success throughout the next 150 years. It’s critical to our country’s future to celebrate and support manufacturing and labor.

We invite you to check back in every month and read our Faces of Interface blog where we celebrate the individual leaders helping us to achieve our innovation goals. The special series tells the stories and background of some of our most brilliant people. Check out the latest edition here.

Happy Labor Day, and remember to rest and relax. We appreciate all you do Interface Team!