Meet the team:
Melissa Draz is working as Business Administration Manager at SCHOTTEL Marine Technologies. Her role is varied, and she supports areas of the business including finance, governance, HR, IT, HSE, logistics and facilities management, meaning that no two days are ever the same.
“Working at SCHOTTEL Marine Technologies provides me with the opportunity to implement effective business systems and processes to support an exciting organisation at the forefront of developing cutting edge technology that is contributing towards a more sustainable and greener planet. Although I’m not from an engineering background, I’ve learned a lot about this industry during my time at SCHOTTEL Marine Technologies. I enjoy applying my diverse skillset to my role to ensure smooth business operations and am learning so many new skills along the way.”
Melissa’s professional history shows a diverse and unique career in which she achieved success working in a range of project, advisory, governance and senior administrative roles in the not-for-profit, private and higher education sectors.
What she likes most about working at SCHOTTEL Marine Technologies? “I love having the opportunity to help shape the way we do business,and am always keen to develop ways of working that support the team. Working with colleagues in Germany has inspired me to take up learning German again, which I haven’t done since high school.”
In her free time, she follows her favourite sport – MMA (mixed martial arts). Melissa and her husband are both massive UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fans. Her creative pursuits include listening to music, recording live mixes, cooking, gardening and photography.
Happy to have you at SCHOTTEL Marine Technologies, Melissa!