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The FirstClass recruits helping with business growth

Rail depot safety specialist, FirstClass Safety & Control, has added two new members to their team as project orders continue to come in thick and fast.

Tony Blacker and Kirsty Light have joined FirstClass at an exciting time, with new project orders coming in from both the UK and overseas, including New Zealand and the Middle East.

Control Systems Design Engineer, Tony Blacker, will oversee the design of FirstClass’s flagship Rail Depot Protection and Control Systems. Tony graduated from Wolverton Technical College in technical and design engineering and has worked in multiple industries for more than 30 years. He brings to FirstClass experience in whole life design and execution of projects, covering hardware and software, with extensive experience as a programmer.


Finance & Administration Executive, Kirsty Light, will oversee the day-to-day finance and admin with a focus on overall cost efficiency together with the provision of quality management information – such as spearheading the paper-free initiative. Kirsty brings to FirstClass 15 years’ experience across several engineering and customer focussed industries wearing different hats in a variety of roles. With a broad breadth of skills, from executive assistant to IT support, financial and data analyst to account manager, Kirsty is the go-to girl for anything office based.

Mark Meyrick, Director of FirstClass Safety & Control said: “Tony & Kirsty have joined us at a pivotal time in the growth of FirstClass as we continue to win project orders from both home and overseas markets.

“They both stood out as excellent candidates and I am really looking forward to working with them as part of “Team FirstClass”. The only issue we have now is one of space, a nice problem to have and one that will be resolved over the next month or so, watch this space.”

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