Ray brings with him over twenty years experience in all aspects of electronics and mechanical assembly, both as a production / manufacturing engineer within high technology industries and more recently as a sales manager within the Contract Electronics Manufacturing sector.
Ray’s varied experience, as both an engineer and salesman, enables him to interpret and translate customer requirements to ensure they receive exactly the service they need.
Originally trained and qualified through an apprenticeship with GEC Marconi, Ray gained extensive experience within electro mechanical engineering and progressed through Methods, Planning, Work Study and Production Engineering to achieve the role of Chief Production Engineer.
Ray’s career at GEC Marconi was succeeded by a role installing, commissioning and servicing Surface Mount Component Assembly Equipment, which ultimately resulted in a transition to a sales role.
Ray said of joining Soumac: “The most satisfying element of my role is the interface between the customer and manufacturing departments. The opportunity to work with a forward-thinking business like Soumac, with its ongoing commitment to outstanding customer care and quality, is really exciting.”
Outside of business, Ray is a keen golfer and former Club Captain. More recently, Ray has begun cultivating his passion for power boating by completing a series of RYA courses and taking to the waterways around the Solent.