Wisconsin Engineer Volume 21-22

Wisconsin Engineer Volume 21-22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... month in each of eight different factories. As our company sells all kinds of machine tools, these men were given one month in a representative factory of each line. For example, they spent one month in a milling machine plant, another in a grinder factory, and so on. They were given as much practical experience as possible in operating, assembling, and repairing each machine. Since November my work has followed these lines, except for several weeks spent tracing freight cam from Chicago to New York. The aim of the company is to combine the foreign selling and shipping of a large number of manufacturers into one organization to cut down the exporting cost. When in New York I have attended some very interesting luncheons of the Wisconsin Alumni Club. We meet every Tues day noon and generally have a very good short talk. The engineers are well represented with four of last year's class in the city, in addition to many more older graduates. F. C.'E1.Lis, e '15 Conimercial Agent, Idaho Power Co., Twin Falls, Idaho CAPABILITIES Mine has been a pretty steady grind ever since I landed here, but I am very well satisfied with results in that I have succeeded in at last obtaining the line of work I have always wanted. I came here three days ago to take charge of the new business department of this company for this division and now am busy in devising ways and means of separating the people from their money and in pushing everything electrical. As you may recall, I came here as private secretary to the General Manager, who hired me in Kansas City because I agreed to "keep my eyes open and my mouth shut." As I profited by that policy I feel sure the same advice might be of value to others when first starting out. Further, I took...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236850394
  • 9781236850393