John Mole, Senior Hardware Engineer, Systems Integration (Capula)

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I joined Capula as a Systems Engineer in March 2008. My previous experience was in electronic circuit board manufacturing and testing. Within a few weeks I was working with a great team commissioning a coal fired power station.

After about 18 months I joined the newly created Central Hardware team as a Hardware Engineer. This involved working on many varied and interesting projects. Then in 2012, I was promoted to the role of Senior Hardware Engineer.

Has the company supported you in gaining any qualifications?

I’ve been trained in on site safety, allowing me to be a Site Supervisor for one of our installations. I’ve also received AutoCAD training and been supported in becoming a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Describe a typical day in your current role

My role is quite varied. I can be involved in anything from hardware design, sales support or production queries to site surveys, site installation and site management on any given day.

How do you make a difference to our clients?

I believe having an open and honest relationship with clients fosters respect and trust.

What is the most fulfilling aspect of your role?

Seeing a new system installed with the client fully happy with their investment.

What makes you proud to work for Capula?

There’s an open and helpful culture. If you encounter a challenge the team will pull together to work through it together.

If you met a potential employee, what would you tell them about why you enjoy working for Capula?

We have a really friendly atmosphere, with staff that work hard but can also have some fun.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I enjoy spending time with friends and family.