24 August, 2019

Thorite recruitment and promotion drive

03 May, 2019

Phillip Wright (pictured left) has joined the Thorite Bradford Sales & Service Centre as the key account manager. Wright will not only be responsible for sales to existing major accounts but also for developing sales strategies with new customers. He is well qualified for the task having spent considerable time as an area sales manager with a company specialising in materials handling, industrial spraying systems and filtration.


Employing the best people possible as key account managers has always been the policy at Thorite and we are delighted to welcome Wright to the team. Wright lives in Leeds and divides his leisure time between his children and restoring classic cars.

Thorite has also welcomed Steve Hurn (pictured below) as key account manager. Hurn will be based at the Huddersfield Sales & Service Centre and will cover an area consisting of Huddersfield, Halifax and parts of Bradford.

Hurn served his apprenticeship in electro-mechanical engineering with The Royal Ordnance Factory and also has an HNC in Robotics. He has extensive knowledge of the automotive, food and packaging industries. In his leisure time, Hurn mountain-bikes in the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District and spends his holidays camping and caravanning in Wales, Cornwall and Devon.

Additionally, Stewart Metcalf (pictured below) has been appointed as a Thorite installation sales engineer. It has always been the policy at Thorite to promote from within the company and back in April 2018, Metcalf joined the Bradford Sales and Service Centre as a capital sales engineer. At that point, he had spent the previous eight years installing pneumatic systems, latterly in a supervisory capacity. Metcalf was offered the job and is already making a success of it.

He lives in Halifax and enjoys most sports.




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