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We’ve been identified as a Fast Growth company with huge potential. As a small team with big ideas, we’re always on the lookout for more bright minds to join us.
Phil
Phil founded the company in 1997 and has grown the company from a small bedroom to an 8000 square feet facility in Poole that now exports to over 40 countries worldwide, turning over more than £2M / annum. He enjoys trekking at high altitudes, has run well over 40 marathons including the six world major series.
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Phil Whitehurst
CEO
Michele
Meet our Director, Michele Whitehurst, who along with husband Phil, runs the business. Michele is also a Governor of a local hospital. She is very active and enjoys travelling, trekking, aerobics, running, speed walking, yoga and gardening. She is even a Six-Star World Major Marathon Holder!
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Michele Whitehurst
Company Secretary
Danny
Danny heads up Sales & Marketing and is responsible for global business development. He works closely with our overseas distributors and travels extensively to ensure that the Actisense brand remains prominent. Danny is a keen cyclist.
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Danny Thrasher
Head of Sales & Marketing
Lesley
Lesley has a hand in all aspects of the business, with a focus on running the operation smoothly. She has guided the Company to become an award-winning manufacturer with a strong brand and reputation. Lesley enjoys travelling and adventures with her Staffie and French Bulldog, walking in the Dorset countryside.
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Lesley Keets
Chief Operating Officer
Grant
Grant heads up the engineering team, he is constantly developing new, innovative products which meet customer expectations. He works closely with our suppliers to define new requirements and keep projects on track. Grant enjoys the outdoors, loves travelling and is a keen photographer. He is a Formula 1 fan and enjoys spending downtime relaxing with his family exploring the New Forest and surrounds.
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Grant Bradley
Head of Engineering
Andy
Andy works closely with our Head of Engineering to keep the engineering department organised and focused on advancing our existing Actisense products whilst also developing new, next generation products. Andy is a keen military tank enthusiast and is also an avid sport fanatic, playing 6-a-side football twice a week.
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Andy Campbell
Chief Engineer
Maurice
Maurice is responsible for the electronics hardware design of the products including research & development, CAD design, prototyping building and conformance testing working closely with Grant. When not sitting in front of an oscilloscope or soldering iron, he can be found tinkering in his garage workshop, cycling, canoeing or relaxing in a hammock next to a camp-fire.
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Maurice Ambridge
Senior Hardware Engineer
Mark
Mark has overall responsibility for the day to day running of the Operations and Production team. In his spare time he races ride-on lawnmowers with a local club which raises money for charities, so he can usually be found tinkering in his workshop, beer in hand.
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Mark Pay
Operations Manager
Krzysztof
Krzysztof has been with the company since 2008, he's a production supervisor and one of his main responsibilities is management of production and quality targets. Also to ensure the smooth running of the production processes. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family. He's huge fan of heavy metal and mixed martial arts.
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Krzysztof Raczka
Production Supervisor
Mark
Mark is the brains behind the production database and developed the entire programme from scratch. The sophisticated system tracks stock, shipping, sample devices, production history and device history. Mark is a keen sportsman and will ride to work on his bike or run in, often going to the gym aswell.
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Mark Glover
Software Engineer
Naeem
Naeem is responsible for designing, developing and delivering software applications to support our hardware products. When Naeem isn't spending time with his family, he likes to enjoy the Dorset countryside.
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Naeem Ahmad
Senior Software Engineer
Dom
Dominic is part of the production team and is responsible for the assembly and testing of our products. Dominic is a keen football supporter and is a big Liverpool fan. He also likes attending gigs and music festivals.
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Dominic Lipinski
Production Assistant
Dawn
Dawn is the Actisense book keeper and is responsible for keeping a track on what the company is spending and why. Her other duties include balancing accounts, sales and purchase ledger, completing VAT returns and dealing with financial paperwork and filing. Dawn is a keen runner and takes part in the Poole Parkrun at the weekend.
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Dawn Carter
Accounts
Clare
Clare has been with the company since 2014 and in this time has become a very useful member of the Actisense team supporting production with the preparations and build work. In Clare's free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to festivals and seeing bands.
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Clare Ambridge
Warehouse Assistant
Doug
Doug mainly works with the engineering team, assisting with product design, testing, documentation and manufacturing of new products. He also builds the Company display stand used at trade shows. Doug is a keen and talented saxophone player and he plays in a local big band.
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Douglas Thomson
Engineering Services
Jon
Jon joined the team in 2017 as Production Assistant. He has been fully trained on preparing, building, testing, packing and shipping products. In his free time, Jon enjoys photography and riding his motorbike. Jon is a fan of Formula 1, ice hockey and NFL.
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Jonathan Redford
Production Assistant
Sammi
As the office PA, Sammi ensures that all the team are well looked after at home and away, she has a wealth of HR experience. She has the important role of Mental Health First Aider, and is trained and able to offer support to the team when needed. She is a proud mummy of 4 (2 human and 2 fur babies). A social butterfly, Sammi loves a good old sing song and also finding a bargain. She is a keen supporter of Bournemouth Football Club.
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Sammi Galawan
PA / Administrator
Paula
Paula joined the team as an administration assistance in September 2017 and has since moved on to focus on the area of Compliance . Having previously worked for Barclays and Bournemouth University, she brings experience in HR and Business Analysis to the team. Outside of work Paula enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 energetic daughters, exploring the countryside and making the most of the beautiful area we live in.
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Paula Tout
Compliance Officer
Robin
Robin is responsible for ensuring all Engineering projects run as efficiently as possible and in a timely manner. When not looking for ways to improve the project process he can be found watching football and baseball or listening to music or travelling through Europe.
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Robin Richards
Software Project Manager
Michael
Michael is driving the Agri-Tech side of the organisation and is committed to helping Agricultural companies to communicate seamlessly with their GPS/NMEA networks. His main passion outside of the workplace is Theatre and has had over 40 Lead Male roles in a plethora of musicals.
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Michael Leggett
Agri-tech Sales Manager
Robbie
Robbie joins us in his role of Tech Support Engineer and hopes to be able to take product training sessions for our customers
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Robbie Cowler
Technical Support Engineer
Nidhi
Nidhi is working as a Test Engineer and is involved in testing the firmware of Actisense products ensuring our products are working fine in terms of Software. Outside work Nidhi likes spending time with her husband and her 2 sons. Exploring new places, new culture plus has a love for music
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Nidhi Sharma
Test Engineer
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Testimonial
"With a staff of some of the sharpest engineering minds in the industry and a relentless drive to innovate, Actisense has achieved a standard of quality and reliability most companies only hope for. Their innovative designs and top-quality manufacturing result in a broad range of solutions infused with durability and value. We are proud to share in their success and without hesitation, recommend Actisense solutions to all of our customers."
Peter Braffitt, General Manager, GEMECO Marine Accessories
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