Star Instruments are pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Mellor as a new External Sales Engineer.
Anthony will cover sales in Central England, Northern England and Scotland and brings a wealth of experience to Star Instruments customers.
A qualified Engineering Technician, Anthony served his apprenticeship with BICC in plant maintenance and process development roles. While at BICC, he worked with a small team to design and develop the world’s first optical fibre data cables. A highpoint of his time at BICC was as Lead Technician, overseeing the manufacture of the primary data cable for the large Hadron Collider, then under construction at CERN.
Anthony moved on to IMI Norgren Martonair as an Area Sales Engineer later becoming an Area Sales Manager with additional roles in the automotive sector as Programme Manager for the Ford Focus, Vauxhall Astra and Jaguar ‘S’ Type models. He then progressed into key account management looking after multi- national companies including Eriks and RS Components.
More recently he has worked for WIKA as Area Sales Manager in their Calibration Products Division where he gained valuable experience in precise pressure and temperature measurement, and control.
“I’m delighted to join the Star Instruments Ltd. team. We have an excellent product range, which allows us to offer solutions for a broad range of customer requirements in pressure, temperature and flow measurement applications. Star Instruments Ltd. is ideally placed to offer bespoke customer solutions, even in low quantity runs. I’m particularly excited to be able to supply high quality instrumentation solutions from our Partners including Sika, AS-Schneider, PAJ and LEMAG. These solutions perfectly complement our own manufactured range of products. Being an engineer at heart and carrying the experience I’ve built up during my career, I’m now able to do what I enjoy the most- To understand my customer’s production challenges and help them to find solutions which will improve their efficiency and bottom line”
Anthony and his family live in Preston, Lancashire.