Powerlase appoints head of engineering and operations to oversee manufacturing

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Powerlase has appointed Matt Kelly as head of engineering and operations. Kelly will oversee all engineering projects with clients in South Korea and the USA, as well as the development of Powerlase’s lasers.


The new role will see Kelly take charge of two business units.  On the engineering side, Kelly’s main responsibilities include ensuring all engineering projects and resources are aligned to company business targets and regular liaison with Powerlase’s customers across the globe. Kelly will also be involved in the sourcing and procurement of laser components, while overseeing the building of all lasers from a quality control perspective.


Previously Kelly held a number of positions at Powerlase, including engineering manager and mechanical design engineer.  Prior to joining Powerlase Kelly held the position of mechanical engineer at Sortex and Solartron where he gained experience in opto-mechanical R&D and value engineering.