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SCS Group Engineering Manager Mike Parkhurst

Mike Parkhurst, Engineering Manager

Mike began his career as a Laboratory Technician at Chilworth Technology, where he worked for three years. After this, he spent two years as a Development Technician at Dimplex UK. In 1997 he started work at Southern Electric Contracting as an E&I – Control Systems Engineer. It was around this time he started and completed his BTEC Higher National Certificate in Electronic/Electrical Engineering.

In 1999 Mike began working at Arran Controls as a Project Engineer, and after four years he moved to Siemens Automated Solutions (Dickinson Control Systems Ltd) as a Controls Engineer, where he stayed for a year. His next position was at Pandalin Ltd as a Systems Manager, where he worked for nearly four years. It was after this, in October 2007, that he began work at SCS Group as Engineering Manager.

At SCS Mike is based at our manufacturing base in Wimborne, Dorset, and manages software and engineering standards. He provides sales support in both technical and commercial roles. He is part of a management team developing and executing strategic business plans. He also takes a lead role in R&D applying new technologies to solutions and products to market.

He said: “With over 15 years’ experience in the electrical and automation sector, I’ve got the confidence and expertise to design, deliver and develop control and automation solutions.”

Outside work, Mike enjoys watching Southampton FC and listening to music. He likes to take part in badminton and golf and also likes to ski.