Phil first joined Southern Springs and Pressings in 2012 as an Apprentice with no previous experience of the spring manufacturing business.
He had recently completed a BTEC Diploma in Engineering at Brockenhurst College after studying there for three years.
Initially, Phil began his career at Southern Springs and Pressings as a Machine Operator which he carried out for two years which enabled him to learn valuable skills of the spring manufacturing process. During this time, Phil also completed an Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture.
Phil was promoted to Supervisor of the Wire department in 2016 after gaining experience and a variety of skills in the spring manufacturing business including attending a variety of courses such as First Aid, Abrasive Wheel and a Spring Design course with the Institute of Spring Technology. Most recently, Phil was promoted to Trainee Production Manager of the Wire department where he is responsible for dealing with customer queries, the internal processes and the running of the whole area. He is also learning new skills to eventually take on the role of Production Manager of the whole Flat Strip team.
Phil Palmer said "I've gained valuable experience throughout my time at Southern Springs and Pressings and I am looking forward to being a part of the future development of the business"..
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