Kirkby heavy machinery moving specialists welcome two new team members

Heavy machinery moving specialist Merritts Machinery Logistics in Kirkby has made two new additions to its team.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 1:04 pm
Andy Booth and Paula Law have joined Merritts in Kirkby,

The firm, which is based on Lowmoor Business Park, has recruited Andy Booth as its new operations manager and Paula Law as new QHSE co-ordinator.

Andy previously worked as a supply chain and logistics manager for a construction company.

In his new role he will be responsible for ensuring Merritts has the systems, procedures, people and equipment in place to provide a high level machinery moving service to its clients.

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Meanwhile, Paula will work alongside the finance, and health and safety team to make sure the firm provides a safe work environment for all employees, contractors, customers, and members of the public.

Andy said: “Merritts will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2022 and this long trading history has enabled the company to develop an outstanding reputation within the industry. This was a big attraction for me and during the recruitment process I also got the impression that the business places a big focus on people.

"Since I started, I have certainly found everyone to be helpful and friendly in their willingness to work as a team and deliver a high-quality service to clients.”

Paula said she was looking forward to her new challenge.

“I’ve been very impressed with the existing processes and systems that are in place and the professional approach that is adopted,” she said.

"I can’t wait to roll my sleeves up and continue to help Merritts assist clients to carry out new heavy machinery removals, installations, factory relocations and production line changes in a safe and compliant manner.”

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