Pilo Saldana has been working for Vista Metals for 20 years, and his years of experience has allowed him to become knowledgeable in this industry. Pilo takes initiative when it comes to loading trucks, ordering materials, and helping receiving. He is always eager the help other departments when he can, but Pilo demonstrates how to be an exceptional employee based on all the contributions he has done in the shipping department. Pilo is a self-starter individual who made a positive impact in our operation, especially in the vast export business that we deal with. He leads by example and shares with his fellow workers on how things can be systematically improved in staging, loading and unloading materials to ship. Pilo’s continued effort to improve on all facets of shipping operations is why he deserves to be nominated as September’s employee of the month.