A former Fujitsu Apprentice has fulfilled a lifetime ambition of starting his own business.
Newtonian Chris Lambert – who has previously worked for 3M and Gestamp Tallent as well as the Japanese firm – has launched Chris Lambert Engineering, an independent Trumpf laser service provider.
A time-served multi-skilled service engineer, Chris specialises in all Trumpf CNC lasers, from CO2, Fiber, 2D, 3D, Tube cutting to welding and OEM.
The married of father-of-three has more than 10 years’ experience with CNC lasers and has worked for more than 20 years in a service environment.
“It’s a lifetime ambition to start my own business and after more than 20 years in a variety of disciplines I feel I can offer firms a competitive and reliable service,” says Chris, 40.
“My services offer preventative maintenance, breakdowns and repair maintenance, machine relocation, training and spares service.
“I offer nationwide cover seven days a week with telephone support, and all work is guaranteed with both services, breakdowns and spares recorded and documented for the customers records.
“I aim to offer a fresh approach to the industry, with enthusiasm and dedication to customer service needs.
“I want to utilise my experience within the industry to offer customers a cost-effective way of looking after their Trumpf lasers.”
Former Woodham Academy student Chris has spent the last 10 years working as senior laser field service engineer for Luton-based Trumpf, a world-leader in industrial lasers and laser system technology.
His role covered the installation of standard, special purpose systems and OEM lasers and breakdown and preventive maintenance of all laser CNC systems.
He also had carry out technical service desk duties, plan field engineers schedules, quote customer m/c moves, installs and servicing and liaise with customers for service contract renewals.
Prior to that Chris worked as maintenance technician at Gestamp Tallent, then called TKA Tallent Engineering, and Senstronics, also based on Aycliffe Business Park.
He’d previously worked as a maintenance engineer for Zarlink Semiconductors and had also been a shift maintainer for 3M and a lead equipment technician for Fujitsu from 1991 to ’98.
• To contact Chris Lambert, call him on 07972 194284 or email [email protected]