Updated: 11 December 2023

Meet the team: Sam Woods – Engineer

How long have you worked for Kingfisher? 3 months

Talk us through a typical day? Producing CAD drawings and manufacture packs for all Kingfisher products. Providing technical support to the sales team and liaising with the factory on continuous improvement.

What do you enjoy about your role? Being faced with new challenges that require lateral thinking and adapting knowledge from previous roles to provide the most effective solution. I also enjoy the variety of a constantly evolving workload each day.

I can’t get through the week without… Music

What did you want to be when you grew up? Forklift truck operator

Favourite film? Metropolis (1927)

Favourite TV show? White Collar

Morning person or night owl? Night

Met anyone famous? The Queen

Staycation or exotic holiday? Mostly travel around Asia

Favourite food? Pad Thai

Favourite drink? Water

Ideal dinner party guests (Dead or alive)? Genghis Kahn

Three things to take to a desert island? SAT phone, desalination straw and axe