John Gibson
Portland

What is your job title, and what does that position entail?

I am an order picker. This would include as of right now, picking parts for jobs that production builds. Some of my other responsibilities are inventory control in which I process parts and categorize.

How long have you worked at Olympus, where did you come from? A little history of how you got involved with Olympus?

I have been with Olympus since April 2018. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon. I have a background in warehouse as a manager and forklift operator, and order filler/picker.

What do you like best about working at Olympus?

Opportunity for growth. And a great work environment.

Describe a little of your past history.

Born in Portland, Oregon I graduated from Wilson High School in 2001. Started my family in 2009.

Describe some of your hobbies – what do you like to do outside of work?

My hobbies now include family activities mostly as my children are young. But as a family we enjoy being outside weather permitting (camping, BBQ’s and picnics) family movie nights, and Blazer games.

What are some key lessons you have taken from your career thus far?

Education is important, the more you know the better. Always strive to do better because I know I can.

What is one thing you customers might find surprising about you?

I named my son directly after me.