CAIP Spotlights

Learn from the experts in the automotive industry, and be inspired by what they have to say.

ed millard
sarvan kumar
shi wei
joanna wang
 Edward Millard   |   Technical Manager back to top 


1. What do you like most about your job at CAIP?

I’m originally from the United States, so working as an engineer here in China is both an interesting and eye-opening experience for me. I’ve really enjoyed learning about the local culture, and together with my Chinese colleagues, I am also working on some exciting projects. Plus, I have also made a lot of good, new friends along the way.

2. What motivates and inspires you as you work at CAIP to do better?

I am a strong believer of continuous improvement. One should never stop learning, no matter how good or experienced you are. There’s always an opportunity to do things in a better and more innovative way. The younger colleagues that I work with at CAIP also inspire me, as they are so eager to learn new things, and I am truly delighted to share and teach them about the industry.

3. What are some of your career highlights that you have been able to achieve at CAIP?

I am currently managing a very large program at a large OEM. It’s a wonderful challenge, and I am glad to be involved and exchange ideas with fellow engineers who are involved in the program.

4. What activities do you enjoy doing in the area where you live when you’re not working?

I definitely enjoy traveling when I can, and do a bit of biking and occasionally play golf. I also like to spend a lot of time with my friends here, both Chinese and expats.

Sarvan Kumar |   Technical Expert back to top 

1. What do you like most about your job at CAIP?

I enjoy having a job that continues to challenge and bring out the best in me, and the friendly work culture here at CAIP. My colleagues and group leaders are very approachable, and are always ready to lend a hand whenever they can in order to get the job done.

2. What motivates and inspires you as you work at CAIP to do better?

I am truly inspired by how supportive and passionate the group leaders at CAIP are. Their drive motivates and influences me in every aspect of my work. The company’s management is also keen to further expand its footprints, and this makes me feel that I am in the right place at exactly the right time for my career growth.

3. What are some of your career highlights that you have been able to achieve at CAIP?

Managing the different projects that I am currently involved with are the highlights of my career here at CAIP.

4. What activities do you enjoy doing in the area you live when you’re not working?

I enjoy going out and socializing with colleagues after work, and exploring new places. Since I’m originally from India, I’d like to get to know more about China and the local culture. I also like to sample different types of cuisine here.

Joanna Wang   |   HR Department Manager back to top 

1. What do you like most about your job at CAIP?

I enjoy the working atmosphere here at CAIP. Everyone is friendly and helpful, and I find this very inspiring.

2. What motivates and inspires you as you work at CAIP to do better?

The support that I receive from both my superiors as well as my colleagues helps to reassure me that our corporate culture is one that is built on trust, professionalism, and helping each other. This motivates me to always do my best.

3. What are some of your career highlights that you have been able to achieve at CAIP?

I am in a profession that I truly enjoy and am very passionate about, and I find that this in itself is already a highlight of my career.

4. What activities do you enjoy doing in the area you live when you’re not working?

As a Chinese, I enjoy drinking tea. Besides this, I also think that tea is better enjoyed when you are in good company, so therefore I really like to have tea while chatting with my friends.

Shi Wei   |   Manager of Sales Department back to top 

1. What do you like most about your job at CAIP?

I enjoy the team spirit and how driven everyone here is to complete and get a task done efficiently and professionally. Everyone does their best to help team members out, and expects nothing in return. That is what I like about my work here.

2. What motivates and inspires you as you work at CAIP to do better?

I like how we are not only given recognition for our work within the organization, but that we also receive this recognition from our customers as well. This gives me a great feeling of accomplishment, and inspires me to continuously improve.

3. What are some of your career highlights that you have been able to achieve at CAIP?

The day that I became an account manager at CAIP was definitely the highlight of my career. I was very happy that my hard work had finally paid off.

4. What activities do you enjoy doing in the area you live when you’re not working?

I enjoy going on trips with my family to go hiking in the mountains. I also like watching movies with my daughter, and meeting up with friends for dinner once in a while.

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