Getting to know… Joe Crabtree

We have a great team here at Clearpoint Recycling, so we want our readers to get to know the faces behind the names.

In our latest blog series, we ask one of our valued colleagues 10 quick questions – about their role responsibilities, personality and working at Clearpoint – so you can get to know them better. This month, it’s the turn of Joe Crabtree.

Name: Joe Crabtree
Job title: Purchase ledger clerk
Department: Accounts.

What do you like most about working at Clearpoint?
My colleagues – the team is really supportive and great fun to be around.

Pick three words to describe the company culture:
Open, honest and helpful.

Sum up your role in one sentence:
Invoices – so many invoices… But it’s also challenging and diverse – no one day is the same.

How would your colleagues best describe you?
That would definitely be ‘tea boy’ – I make a mean brew, if I do say so myself.

If you could choose your ideal team activity, what would it be and why?
A day at the pool hall, followed by a nice meal.

If you could pick a superpower, what would it be and why?
Flight – that would be a lot of fun (and I’d skip the traffic!).

Describe your perfect Sunday:
A lie in, followed by a big family dinner and watching movies on the couch.

If you could have dinner with two people, dead or alive, who would they be and why?
Paul Merton and David Mitchell – a couple of highly talented wordsmiths and comedians.

You’ve won the lottery, what would be your first big purchase?
A nice car – probably a Bentley or a Rolls Royce.

If you weren’t a purchase ledger clerk, what would you like to be?
I would like to run a kitten sanctuary, as I’m a massive animal lover!

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