Cherwell appoints new Engineering Manager

Simon Bean

Cherwell Laboratories, supplier of prepared culture media and instruments for pharmaceutical and related industries, is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Bean as Engineering Manager.

Bean’s appointment, to head up Cherwell’s well-established team of engineers, reinforces Cherwell’s commitment to ensuring the highest quality service and recalibration for the SAS microbial air sampler range for environmental monitoring.

Cherwell has been supplying and calibrating SAS microbial air samplers in the UK for more than 30 years and its engineers focus on ensuring fast turnaround times to provide the utmost level of support to customers.

Servicing and calibration primarily take place within Cherwell’s own specialised workshop and calibration lab, additionally, the Company provides on-site calibration services at customer facilities in situations where downtime must be kept to an absolute minimum.

Bean will be seeking to enhance further the service Cherwell offers to customers, as well as developing internal systems to support the Company’s own facilities.

Bean is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

He is a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and is a member of the Reading area committee.

His previous role was as a Mechanical Services Group Leader for 3M, where he gained significant experience of project managing, designing and installing mechanical equipment to manufacture pharmaceuticals, industrial coatings, dust masks, abrasives and tapes.

“Joining Cherwell is a fantastic opportunity and I am looking forward to working with a very experienced and highly professional team,” said Bean.

“My focus will be to identify key opportunities to build on our current engineering systems and processes to deliver an even better service to our customers, helping contribute to Cherwell’s ongoing growth plans.”

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