New Year, New Team - Introducing Some of The Changes to Team ITL for 2018

ITL Group is delighted to announce the appointment of new Operations Manager, Nick Colyer, New Product Manager, Paul Brooker and Production Manager, Tristan Lambert. By working closely together they will apply their experience and expertise, ensure business systems and operational procedures are in place to underpin further development and company growth.

We wanted to know more about their new positions, here’s what we found out…

Nick Colyer – Operations Manager

ITL Group has a new Operations Manager - Nick Colyer. His role is to ensure ITL’s manufacturing service meets the expectations and needs of customers and clients, holding regular meetings with the Production Manager, New Product Manager and their teams to keep things running smoothly.

How long have you been with ITL? How has your career with ITL progressed?

“Initially joining in 2008 as a Hardware Engineer in ITL R&D, I progressed into a Project Lead role for our integrated ERP system. I then moved into management as the Materials Controls Manager, taking up the reins as Operations Manager in January 2018.”

Tell me a bit about your professional background / education etc?

“Before moving into the world of Engineering I completed five years in the Graphic Design Industry as a Designer/Artworker. Deciding this wasn’t for me, I then completed an Honours Degree at the University of Brighton, East Sussex before starting my first engineering job at ITL.”

What do you find most exciting about working in the MedTech Industry?

“Working at ITL – a company with 40 years MedTech experience means you have a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips. With our innovative and highly experienced R&D and Manufacturing team we can do anything and find out about new technologies when they are still in development. No one day is the same here. Being able to work closely together and solve the challenges as a team is a great value to us as a company.”

Paul Brooker – New Product Manager

Marking 30 years with the ITL Group in May, Paul initially joined as a Production Operator progressing to Production Manager before moving into the role of New Product Manager.

What is your new job role and what does it entail?

“I will be working with new customers to produce first off batches of their devices before handing to ITL’s production team. Showcasing our skills will also be key working alongside our new business department as well as continuing the success of VITL, which is also set for an exciting 2018. I hope to be the ambassador for the high-volume point of care products at ITL and look at ways of making our production line even smarter.”

Tell me a bit about your professional background?

“I worked for a local Aerospace company before coming to ITL in May 1988. Starting on the production line, I have built up a lot of experience working with a vast number of world class companies producing their products on time and on price within a very strict medical device quality system. My role as New Product Manager also includes heading up the production Engineering team who work as the interface between the client’s design team and ITL’s production and Purchasing team.”

What do you find most exciting about working in the MedTech Industry?

“I truly love the medical device products that we work on. So many things we build can improve the prognosis of so many diseases around the world.”

Tristan Lambert – Production Manager

Responsible for manufacturing, scheduling and meeting client’s targets, Tristan Lambert is ITL Group’s new Production Manager. Boasting 18 years of experience, Tristan plays a crucial role in sustaining ITL’s highly-successful Production department.

How long have you been with ITL?

“I started here in October 1999 as a Production Operator, I moved onto SMT Technician, SMT Team Leader, Production Supervisor, Senior Production Supervisor and now Production Manager.”

Tell me a bit about your professional background?

“I joined ITL aged 20 and have gained my experience through working hands on within the company including an NVQ in Team Leading and an ILM Level 5 in Leadership and Management.”

What do you find most exciting about working in the MedTech Industry?

“ITL produce equipment that makes a difference to people’s lives. It’s great to be part of that. ITL takes great pride in what we do and always strive to meet customer expectations. It has a family feel here which is a great strength. We don’t have a high turnover of staff which speaks volumes about the company.”

We asked ITL Group CEO, Tom Cole for his thoughts on the promotion, he commented:

“I am very pleased with these management changes. We have a very strong operational team which will serve ITL well as we look at continuous growth in manufacturing and across the ITL Group as a whole.”

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