“I really enjoy
working at GfA and the door industry is a tight knit
community, everyone knows everyone else, but I’m glad to
say they’re all a pretty friendly bunch.”
Dan's top 3
questions for getting an accurate
“As a sales engineer I’m
responsible for dealing with customer order and product
enquiries on the telephone and via email. In addition to
taking enquiries from customers about new product orders
I spend my time speaking to engineers on site who are
desperate for spares and need help to identify the right
When I’m asked for a quote,
I always start with the same three questions:
the size of the door?
type of lath is being used (to get a feeling for
it single or three phase supply?
I have answers to these questions, I might ask a
few more detailed questions but the answer to these
three is always the starting point.
thing about my job is the variety and in the few years
I’ve been at GfA I’ve had some great experiences and
been given plenty of new opportunities – including being
asked to present at the GfA Open Day last year and being
asked to feature in the company’s
Real Dan Pahal
When not at work Dan
keeps fit by attending regular Karate classes and
working out at his local gym.
is a member of the sales
support team alongside Peter Whittles, Peter Reid,
Lisa Elbourn and new member Tomy