Dylan Archinal

Dylan Archinal

Accountant, MetPlas, Inc.

What was your first job? 
Press Operator at General Carbide Corporation

What do you do in your current role?
Accounting & Finance

How/why did you begin your career in manufacturing?
I was drawn to being a part, regardless of how small, of an industry that plays such a vital, yet diverse, role in our daily lives. Due to the various forms and functions of manufacturing, the accounting side becomes far more interesting. 

What is your educational background? 
Bachelor’s degree from Robert Morris University

What do you like most about your current position and work you are doing in manufacturing?  
Analyzing the financial information to make informed decisions and report on various trends.

What is the biggest thing that surprised you about manufacturing when you started working in the industry? 
The amount of informed decisions that go into every step for even the most ordinary part. 

What is your #1 piece of advice for young people to prepare for a successful future? 
Never turn down an opportunity for training or further education.  The wider your base of knowledge, the more indispensable and reliable you become. 

Why should someone consider a career in manufacturing? 
There are many various paths that can play a part in the manufacturing industry.

What is something you enjoy doing outside of work?
Golfing, reading, and spending time with my family and friends.


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