Employee Spotlight: Raul Zavala Nuñez

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Raul Zavala Nuñez has been part of the South Mill family for 3 years. Currently a maintenance mechanic, Raul is appreciative of his teammates, the environment at South Mill, and his manager – Mike Lassalle. Raul has two family members here at South Mill, his father, Pedro, has been part of our team for 26 years, and his brother Daniel, one of our Electricians. Raul enjoys his position at South Mill and aims to learn more to be a help to the Company. Raul, originally from Moroleon, Mexico, enjoys spending his Saturdays with his wife, Maria, and 6-year-old son, Giovonny. Thank you for being such a valuable member of our family, Raul!


What are your hobbies?

Raul enjoys spending, Saturday, his day off, with his wife, Maria, and their 6-year-old son, Giovonny. They like to go to the park, the movies and go shopping together.

Do you have any family who also work here?

Raul’s father, Pedro, has worked as a Harvester here for over 26 years, and his brother Daniel, one of our Electricians, recommended Raul for the job he has now.

What do you like most about working here?

He likes the work environment and the people. Everyone helps each other out and he especially appreciates what a good manager he has – Mike Lassalle.

Where are you from?

Born in Moroleon, Guanajuato, Mexico


Raul first worked for us as a Harvester in 2011. He left within the year, and returned in 2014, when brother, Daniel told him about the opening in the Shop. Raul had studied engine maintenance and had worked as a mechanic. Since then, he was able to bring his family over from Mexico. Raul plans on staying at South Mill and learning as much as he can so that he can do more for the Company.