22 years of new jobs and challenges in China
Tracy Li, Vice President Logistics in Vacuum Technique Service and Vacuum Semiconductor Service, China, has had many different roles in Atlas Copco during her 22 years in the company. Hear her story about changing roles internally, development and company culture.
October 22, 2023
Tracy Li’s first interaction with Atlas Copco was when meeting a few people from the company while working for a real-estate agency: “They recommended that I joined the company because of my good work and service-focused attitude,” she says and adds that she also learned that Atlas Copco provided good training for employees.
Increased understanding of the global organization
During her last 22 years in Atlas Copco, Tracy has taken on various roles in the Compressor Technique Business Area’s (CTBA) product company, distribution center and customer center. As of today, she has a divisional role in the Vacuum Technique Business Area (VTBA).
“Atlas Copco has a decentralized organization, so taking various roles in different organizations in the flow has helped me to get an in-depth understanding of how we are working together to achieve lasting results and deliver customer value,” she comments and highlights that she enjoys meeting people from different backgrounds: “It is very motivating to get to know passionate and professional colleagues around the world and this is also beneficial for my professional growth in this global and international company.“
A colorful position where business dynamics is key
Tracy describes her current role as Vice President in the Vacuum Technique Service (VTS) and in Vacuum Semiconductor Service (VSS), China as very colorful, with a lot of positive changes and transformation. In the role it’s been crucial to learn the business dynamic of the different service divisions in VTBA and to understand how the service logistics can support the business needs.
“By working in two service divisions, I get the opportunity to work in two organizations where the business mode, business challenges and working cultures are very different,” she adds.
A family culture with supporting managers
Tracy describes the working climate as open and fair: “We respect individuals and we like diversity and inclusion. You have freedom and trust, with accountability.”
The family culture and the support and development of leaders also stands out and she mentions that her managers have encouraged her to always take the next challenge: “They have coached and guided me not only in gaining the knowledge and competence needed but also how to use open communication to work in this international company,” she concludes.