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Engineer Spotlight: Mike Wojda

12/1/2021

ByLauren Willman

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE AT STANDARD ELECTRIC, AND WHAT DO YOU SPECIALIZE IN? 

Product Specialist and Business Development for IIoT products and applications, Automation products from ABB, WAGO, Red Lion.

HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN ENGINEERING?

I always had an interest in creating ways to solve a problem since a young boy, building motorized vehicles, and working on and restoring old radios and TV’s.

WHAT ATTRACTED YOU TO THIS INDUSTRY?

With many of the technical products we provide, there is a need for people that can understand and assist in their deployment.

WHAT TRAITS DO YOU HAVE THAT HELP YOU IN YOUR ROLE?

I have strong technical knowledge combined with prior practical experience.

WHEN YOU'RE WORKING WITH CLIENTS, HOW DO YOU HELP THEM IDENTIFY AND SOLVE THE PROBLEMS THEY'RE FACING?

Listening to their issues and prior challenges they have had.

WHAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU'VE LEARNED WHILE WORKING AT STANDARD ELECTRIC? 

The most important thing I've learned at Standard Electric is how we always strive to have strong customer relationships.

WHAT KIND OF THINGS DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK?

I enjoy the outdoors, fishing, hunting, tackling large home projects, and music.

WHAT IS AN INTERESTING FACT ABOUT YOU THAT MIGHT SURPRISE CO-WORKERS OR FRIENDS?

I was a licensed pyrotechnician, doing professional fireworks shows on July 4th for small cities and special occasions.


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