MEET THE TEAM
Our team has a wealth of knowledge with over 50 years of unique talent. The dedication of every staff member is shown through every aspect of the working environment. Here at Meddings we like to know about our staff, their likes and dislikes, their creative ways and what makes them passionate. We are determined, as a team, to deliver solutions to any problem, and to continuously look to improve the products we create and continue to be competitive in the market. Meddings Group has built a strong reputation within each division and we will continue to strive further.
CHAIRMAN - PETER
Bachelor of commerce (Edinburgh University) Fellow of the institute of Chartered Accountants. 12 years with the Royal Duchy Shell Group of companies working in London, Qatar, Malaysia, and Norway. Joined Meddings in 1987 and developed Kingsley Close into a mixed industrial/office site which is fully let.
MANAGING DIRECTOR - MARK
CBSI / FPC I/II/II / BTEC Nat Business Studies – 35 years in business development growth, strategies, marketing new product development globally. Successfully developed NPD global product sales/marketing plans launching distributor based contracts $10m + . Over 20 years of senior management experience within Automotive, Aerospace, Leisure and Construction. Focused and targeted to drive performance, profitability and operational excellence. Always looking to implement innovative and effective management, retaining core values for setting achievable aspirational goals for long term profitable growth.
FINANCE & HR MANAGER - EMMA
Financial Controller with almost 20 years experience working in the Engineering and Marine sector.
ADRIAN WATTS - FACTORY/THERMALEC MANAGER
Degree in electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic engineering / CMI Level 5/6/7 – 24 years’ experience as a weapons engineer in the Royal Navy working on many different weapons and sensor systems, 7 years working within Meddings Thermalec on swimming pool heaters and control systems.
QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER - JOHN
25 years’ experience of Quality Assurance, including within Aerospace and Automotive environments. Experience of developing and implementing Quality Management Systems from the ground up, achieving certification and driving product quality improvements. Extensive involvement in product certification and approval, including CE, UL, and ATEX.
HEAD OF PROCUREMENT & PROCESS' - ALISON
Over 9 years of experience in The Meddings Group with a wide skill set that has helped implement key changes and see Meddings progress. Before working for The Meddings Group Alison worked for a international transport company in the accounts department gaining her AAT certificate that has led into her current role with procurement and process' whilst still helping the accounts department. With a diploma in international trade and working closely with import and export within Meddings she has been a wealth of knowledge for the company over the years.
HEAD OF DESIGN ENGINEER - LUCAZ
Transferred straight from school to a mechanical engineering apprenticeship where I spent 5 years studying for my apprenticeship and completing a HNC in engineering. Focussing on the design department and completing many courses at Solidworks in order to expand my knowledge and skills of design software enabling me to aid all areas of the company. Now at Meddings Group I am the head of design working closely with the four divisions to help develop new projects and improve existing drawings.
ENGINEERING MANAGER - COLIN
Straight from school onto the shop floor working his way up through the engineering roles. Sheer determination and hard work led Colin to the position on Engineering Manager here at Meddings.
FABRICATION MANAGER - PAUL
25 Years of industry experience across three different countries. Has worked across various industries including Mining, Marine, Defence, Architectural, Industrial and Artistic. . Focused and targeted to drive performance, profitability and operational excellence. Always looking to implement innovative and effective management, retaining core values for setting achievable aspirational goals for long term profitable growth.
MEDDINGS MACHINE TOOLS & THERMALEC SALES/ADMIN SUPERVISOR - EMMA
A decade of working within The Meddings Group is approaching for Emma. This job role consists of liaising with distributors and working closely with our agents for the sales of our parts and machines. Emma's rapport with customers, agents and suppliers pours through in her work, with repeat business, and her efficient work ethic. Product knowledge is key to this role, Emma is always on hand to lend advice, guidance and support you wherever needed so you buy the right machine for you needs.
MEDDINGS MACHINE TOOLS SALES ADMINISTRATOR - JACQUI
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HEALTH & SAFETY TECHNICIAN - ROB
Rob has been with Meddings Group for over 15 years and has many transferable skills that he has gained in his Meddings career and brought through from previous endeavours. From NVQ's in centre lathe turning to Occupational health and safety qualifications Rob understands a lot of what we do here. He was part of the Royal Air Force Search & Rescue and has taken the QA assessments as well as knowledge with pneumatics, electrical and portable appliance testing.
MARKETING & PR EXECUTIVE - CHARLOTTE
Charlotte has been with Meddings just under a year but has developed the new website, helped rebrand Meddings & has had a major success in boosting our social media presence.
Before working here Charlotte worked as a Senior Personal Banker for a well known high street bank, her interpersonal skills, financial background and driven personality help her strive to achieve results but also being able to adapt to different roles if needed.