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Meet Lori Yuska

We continue our “Meet the Team” blog series with Lori Yuska, Expediting Coordinator at our Burton location in Waterloo, Iowa, has been with Advanced Heat Treat Corp. since 2001. Continue reading to learn more about her typical day, find out what's new at Burton and discover Lori's hidden talent.

posted On Monday, June 24, 2019 in Blog

Meet Lori Yuska

Q&As with Lori Yuska

Lori, you’ve been at AHT since 2001. Tell us about the different roles you’ve held.

Initially, I was hired to help answer phones in the morning and assist in expediting in the afternoon at our MidPort facility. Within six months, I was also helping the shipping department at the Burton facility and assisting Sales. A couple months later, I became the expedite coordinator at Burton and still am today!

(Editors Note: Lori is a member of our AHT 15+ Club. See who else is here.)

Explain what a typical day looks like for you as Expediting Coordinator at our Burton Ave. location.

Busy, busy, busy! In addition to shipping orders, creating bill of ladings and scheduling shipments, I also assist customers with getting status updates on their orders, relaying information to the proper departments, etc. When I can, I will also help in the receiving department getting orders checked in for processing.

When you’re not working, how do you like to spend your free time?

In the summer, my husband & I like to take walks, go to antique/flea markets and attend as many outdoor festivals as we can.

What is one thing people may not know about Lori Yuska?

I am a published poet!

What is one thing people may not know about AHT?

Burton AHT just got two new induction units, giving us more capacity for large parts and improving turnaround for our customers.

(RELATED: Learn about the Pros & Cons of Induction Hardening here.)

What does your ideal 4th of July look like?

Enjoying Fireworks – lots of fireworks!

Now, a series of quick random questions:

  • Favorite Movie or Book: Wizard of Oz
  • First Job: Detasseling & Sparky’s Drive In
  • Favorite Food: French Fries
  • Least Favorite Food: Salmon
  • Pets: 4 house cats – and many, many farm cats!
  • First Musical Record: Most likely the Beatles
  • Aside from Iowa, have you lived anywhere else? Kansas & Florida

Have a question for Lori Yuska? Email her at yuskal@ion-nitriding.com or call 319-232-5221.

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