Employee Spotlight: Carl Merrix
Meet Carl Merrix.
Carl Merrix is our Head of Mechanical Testing. Carl joined Rotech in 2013 as a Principal Engineer for the mechanical department with over 30 years’ experience in the mechanical testing industry. In 2018, Carl took on additional responsibilities for the Mechanical testing department, and in 2019 was promoted to Head of Mechanical Testing.
What is the best thing about your job at Rotech?
The variety of testing we can carry out is extremely varied, so it is a very rewarding job to work with a range of technicians and procedures.
What is the strangest or most interesting thing that you have had to test?
We have carried out testing on police batons, which was rather unusual!
What is it like to work with the Rotech team?
The team at Rotech are very supportive towards each other and to our customers. They are very committed to delivering quality test services and results.
If you had not chosen this career, what else would you have chosen?
I think I would have joined the parachute regiment.
Tell us a little about yourself.
In my spare time, I enjoy coaching my local football team for 9-13 year olds, and I enjoy going on holiday to Rome.