The Team

Services

Melvin Crane - Managing Director

  • Melvin took over as Managing Director of Solent Scales in March 2021.
  • He has worked for the company for 19 years and has 25 years of experience in the weighing industry.
  • Paul is currently on the board of Directors at the UK Weighing Federation.

 

Services

Mandy Williams - Credit Control

  • Mandy has worked for Solent Scales since 2012
  • As our Bookkeeper & Credit Controller, she works alongside the MD and the company accountants on all the financial requirements of the business

 

Services

Karrie-Ann Lee - Marketing Coordinator

  • Karrie started working for Solent Scales in 2014 as an administrator.
  • Her current role is the Marketing Coordinator - working alongside the sales team, she updates the company's website and social media platforms.

 

Services

David Ballam - Sales

  • David started working for Solent Scales in 2015 as head of sales
  • He has worked in the weighing industry for 33 years
  • David is our Sales Engineer, offering support and after-sales care to our customers

 

Medical Scales

Cathy Slade - Administrator

  • Cathy has worked for Solent Scales since 2015
  • She is the senior administrator overseeing the day to day running of the office and also covers the telesales side of the business

 

Felicity

Felicity Davies - Service Administrator

  • Felicity has worked with Solent Scales since 2021 and is based in Kettering with MK Scales
  • Felicity looks after Solent and MK Scales' Service and service appointments, certification and administration.

 

Vehicle Weighing

Kevin Kavanagh - Service

  • Kevin has worked for Solent Scales since 2002 & in the weighing industry for 46 years
  • He is the Service Supervisor overseeing the service work in our catchment areas
  • He is also our Health & Safety Manager and NEBOSH Certified

 

Vehicle Weighing

Paul Harris - Service

  • Paul has worked for Solent Scales since 2015
  • He is our Quality Manager and Service Engineer covering the South East and workshop repairs
  • He has worked in the weighing industry for 40 years

 

Services

Chris Footitt - Service

  • Christian has worked for Solent Scales since 2020
  • He is our Service Engineer covering the South West
  • He has worked in the weighing industry for 10 years