February 8, 2021

Getting to know… Anthony Hunter, Salamander’s design engineer

We know our manufacturing is just as important as our people. That’s why we want you to get to know them a little better.

So, next up is design engineer, Anthony Hunter…

Summarise your role at Salamander in just one paragraph
I design and process our customers’ information so they eventually receive a product that meets all their requirements. I also provide all the necessary detail to the shopfloor to allow them to manufacture in a quick and efficient way.

What’s your absolute favourite part of the job?
Not knowing which job is going to land on my desk next. 

Share an interesting fact about you that we might not know
In my younger days, I used to race Karts with the likes of Jenson Button (F1) and Dan Wheldon (Indy Car).

Which one word would your Salamander colleagues use to describe you?
Efficient.

And the word you think best describes Salamander?
Ambitious.

Why do you personally think Salamander stands out from its competitors?
Its investment in people, machinery and systems.

The phone rings and it’s your dream client… who would it be?
I would say something motorsport-related — the Mercedes F1 Racing Team.

What’s the most personally satisfying moment in your Salamander career so far?

Building long-term relationships with new and existing customers.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?
An architect.

What is the biggest challenge facing the sheet metal manufacturing industry over the next 12 months?
Overcoming the various obstacles presented by Covid-19 and Brexit.

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