1985/7 Ricoh UK Assistant Plant Technician > Electrical Production Engineer
Initially hired as the assistant plant technician responsible within a small team to maintain the factory facilities, then promoted to Production to support start up of the sorter production. 1986 promoted to Production Engineer, sent to Japan to learn copier manufacturer process to start up Photocopier production in UK. I developed quality systems/processes with all UK/European suppliers, as well as line maintenance, troubleshooting, creating production guides, on-the-job training for production repair technicians. Ricoh repair technician certified.