Getting To Know… Trevor Paga | Salamander Fabrications
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.
Summarise your role at Salamander in just one paragraph
My job – with the support of my team – is to make sure that our customers get their orders on time, in full, and to the standard they expect.
What’s your absolute favourite part of the job?
I really enjoy cracking a problem.
Share an interesting fact about you that we might not know
At just 15 years old I walked into an engineering company – and they gave me a job, and an apprenticeship!
Which one word would your Salamander colleagues use to describe you?
And the words you think best describes Salamander?
Why do you personally think Salamander stands out from its competitors?
We are not happy to stand still, and we are always exploring new technologies to streamline the business and improve efficiencies.
The phone rings and it’s your dream client… who would it be?
Difficult one to answer as I see every customer as being important.
What’s the most personally satisfying moment in your Salamander career so far?
It has to be my climb through the positions within the company, and knowing that I’m making a difference.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
I always fancied being a landscape gardener – and I still enjoy spending time in the garden now.
What is the biggest challenge facing the sheet metal manufacturing industry over the next 12 months?
It’s the implementation of new technology and what opportunities that will present. I expect many companies in the industry to be facing the same challenges too.