Zircotec welcomes new recruits!

The Zircotec Group is increasingly growing year on year, and our team is expanding rapidly.

Since June alone we have welcomed three new recruits in varying areas of the business. Our engineering team in particular is expanding to aid us with more test data for the Zircotec products, ensuring the products are all reaching their optimum performance, along with helping with an increasing number of projects. We have also had an addition to the sales and marketing team to support the growth of the Zircotec brand.

Meet our newest employees:

Aled Gravelle – Thermal Mechanical Design Engineer

Aled joined the Zircotec project team in June 2020 as a Thermal Mechanical Design Engineer. He has a Degree in automotive engineering from Swansea Metropolitan University focused on powertrain design and development. Aled has 8 years experience working in the automotive industry where the majority of his career has been developing thermal system technologies new to market including direct contact heat shielding at Jaguar Land Rover’s thermal system research group. Aled also has extensive experience in powertrain thermal testing at an engine and vehicle level and highly versed in industry design tools such as route cause analysis and failure mode avoidance.

Andrew Wheele – Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Andrew joined the Zircotec project team in June 2020 as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer. He holds a master’s degree in Aerospace Engineer from Brunel University London and is bilingual in French. In his final year of university, he was involved in the development of control surfaces and systems for an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) for the 2019 IMECHE UAS Challenge. He was also involved in the design and testing of flow control methods with the aim of decreasing the aerodynamic drag of a Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) trailer. He has a focus on production support, part inspection and testing and development support.

Lexy Walker – Marketing Executive

Lexy joined Zircotec in July 2020 as Zircotec’s Marketing Executive. She studied A Levels at college, and then went on to undertake a Digital Marketing Apprenticeship. She has since worked in various marketing roles in various sectors. Lexy has a Specialist Diploma in Social Media Marketing and has completed a CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) accredited course in Digital Marketing.