In our Team Talent Spotlight series, we introduce you to the familiar names you will encounter when you work with IDS. Andrew White, known affectionately as Chalky is our Service Manager and has been with IDS along with Blaise Ford, from the start!
Name: Andrew White
Job Title: Service Manager
Specialism: Service Work
Number of Years’ experience: 24 Years working with ABB AC drives
Highlight of career: Turning the occasional piece of service business into a full-time service department.
Toughest moment of career: Leaving the IDS installation team to head up the service department. But it was worth it!
What do you love about your job? The everyday challenges that are never the same.
Length of time with IDS: 18 Years
What positive change have you seen in the industry? VSDs are now a must have not a maybe because they are so sophisticated.
What one piece of advice would you give someone who is looking at inverter service contracts? Service requirements should be followed to allow longer trouble free continuous operation, especially of critical plant.
What was your favourite project? Getting Tulip Foods 315kW VSD back up & running in one day including travelling to Cornwall & back.
What would you name as the most innovative invention of the last 40 years? Mobile Phone
What Charity do you support? Macmillan Cancer Research.
To find out more about Andrew White’s Inverter Service Department contact him on 0115 944 1036 or email [email protected]