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Brian Bigelow

Brian Bigelow

General Cable Corporation

Sourcing Analyst CO-OP

Personal Information

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School: University of Cincinnati

Major: Operations Management

Years at College Works: 2011

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: General Cable Corporation

Title: Sourcing Analyst CO-OP

Industry: Manufacturing

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Source and supply raw materials to our plants internationally. Working with strategic suppliers to leverage best prices and pass them on to our end customer.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Completing the University's Co-op program.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

The ability to work with customers, some good, some bad, but none the less being able to ensure the customer that we provide outstanding work that is warrantied.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

Helped me with customer service and also prioritizing.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Hard work pays off.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Source leads as much as possible.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

The paintball payroll event.

Last words of wisdom

Listen to the advice of the people who have gone through the program.