23rd May 2019
Spotlight on Steve Blunt
Steve first joined Southern Springs and Pressings in 1986 with no previous experience of the spring manufacturing business.
He started his career with Southern Springs and Pressings as a general Bench Worker before moving onto other roles including Setter and Section Leader before moving to the quality control department to work as an Inspector.
Steve took over the quality control department in 1990 and as Quality Manager oversaw the introduction of a new quality management system throughout the company. Steve’s experience of the shop floor and the training courses in spring design which he had completed via the Institute of Spring Technology have allowed the introduction of systems well suited to Southern Springs and Pressings and their customer’s needs.
Steve joined the Board of Directors in 1996 and as Director of Quality, ensures with the help of his team that components are manufactured to the highest standard possible. Steve also ensures that Southern Springs and Pressings maintain their compliance with ISO 9001 to which the company has been approved since 1989.
Steve said “I’ve gained valuable experience throughout my 33 years with Southern Springs and Pressings and the most significant lesson to remember is that the most important people to our company are our customers.”
Steve Blunt, Director of Quality
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