view profile 18th February 2014General Manager, Colin Caine
Oversees all aspects of the business to ensure it runs smoothly.
Supporter of Manchester City Football Club and occasionally tries to hit a golf ball straight! Colin's catchphrase - "Bring it on!"
view profile 18th February 2014Managing Director, Chris Batty
Focussed on making Lestercast the best privately owned investment casting facility in the UK.
Main hobby is rebuilding and racing vintage cars in specialised sports car events. Keen on DIY, gardening, tennis and water skiing!
view profile 18th February 2014Sales and Technical Director, Malcolm Healey
Business development, sales and technical support.
Loves watching and playing sport, reading, eating and drinking (the red stuff). Also likes a bit of fun, banter and a wind-up! Malc's catchphrase - "We're so proud!"
view profile 17th March 2017Technical and Operations Manager, Martyn Whelpton
Supporting the team with the technical and operational stuff! Involved with process improvements, scrap reductions and any special projects.
A bit of a petrol head! – enjoy watching anything on two or four wheels that is fast and loud – nothing quite like the sound of a big V8! Regularly seen walking the “hound” to the local pub for a pint or two of the landlords finest Real Ale. Enjoy watching most sports as well as being an armchair supporter of Chesterfield FC!
view profile 18th February 2014Business Development (European Sales), Martin Thomas
European sales and business development.
Committed Christian. Bruce Springsteen fanatic. Squash and tennis player extraordinaire!
view profile 18th February 2014Business Development (UK), Mike Jones
Uk Sales and business development.
Lover of golf and Rugby Union and the socialising it demands!
view profile 6th February 2014Marketing and Office Manager, Diane Healey
Manages the marketing, IT and HR activities for the company.
Affectionately known as 'the florist'. Loves travelling, music and walking.
view profile 6th February 2016Marketing Assistant, Jo Pickard
Responsible for marketing and PR activities within the company.
First and foremost a caretaker of my two young children (and husband). Escapism is found through laughter, music, film, relaxing, cooking and travel (all with a nice chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc in hand!)
view profile 18th February 2014Office Administrator, Lynne Waters
Supports the Sales Team in producing quotations and reports in addition to general office administration.
Loves to spend time with family and friends and especially enjoys looking after her granddaughter. Great sense of humour and can often be with a glass of red in hand!
view profile 18th February 2014Sales Engineer, Gareth Roberts
Prepares quotations and provides support to customers.
Keen supporter of Hednesford Town FC, so apparently, he knows nothing about football!
view profile 7th February 2017Sales Engineer, Gath Richards
Supporting the Sales Team both commercially and technically with potential and new business. Project management role with selected new and existing customers.
Failed golfer; known to like a few drinks; one season supporter of Leicester City FC.
view profile 18th February 2014Sales Manager, Marc Healey
Responsible for new business sales, enquiries and quotations in addition to providing technical support where required.
A great enthusiast and participant of many sports. Resident office practical joker.
view profile 18th February 2014Production Control Manager, Craig Townsend
Plan and control the entire manufacturing process ensuring that orders are on schedule.
A family supporting, production planning, food and drink indulging, Aston Villa supporter and all round sports enthusiast!
view profile 18th February 2014Works Manager, Neil Townsend
Responsible for purchasing consumables, maintaining all equipment, Lean Champion. Advisor and friend to all team members with nearly three decades of experience.
Faithfull armchair supporter of the almighty Aston Villa. Great sense of humour if a little odd at times!
view profile 20th February 2018Process Engineer, Mirel Dinu
Developing and optimising industrial processes from inception through to start up and certification. Assessing processes, taking measurements and interpreting data.
Funny, sociable guy who is able to control a situation rather than have a situation control him. Mirel's favourite quote is :- Assumption is the key of nothing, knowing is the key of everything.
view profile 18th February 2014Project Engineer, Chris French
A project management role encompassing all aspects of engineering, quality
and the interface between suppliers and customers.
A very open minded person with many interests outside of work including a passion for cars (nothing sounds better than the sound of a highly strung 6.7 Chevy block!) and a keen follower of Chelsea FC!
view profile 13th February 2014Quality Engineer, Aaron Smethurst
Maintains and updates the company's Quality Management System to the relevant standards.
Residential practical joker and big football fan.
view profile 18th February 2014Quality Manager, Peter Johnson
Manages and maintains the Quality Standards within the company and ensures that Lestercast delivers the best possible customer service.
Father, husband and absolute sports nut, reduced to spectating rather than participating, but still gets a kick at beating the boss on the golf course!
view profile 18th February 2014Human Resource Administrator, Lindsey Braimbridge
Responsible for all Human Resource and Health & Safety matters within Lestercast.
Part-time Human Resources administrator, full-time mum's taxi, maid, cook, teacher, nurse and referee!
view profile 18th February 2014Accounts Administrator, Heather Kemp
Responsible for the company's Purchase Ledger.
A dancing diamond, enjoying everything to do with music and The Arts.
view profile 18th February 2014Finance Manager, Dawn Batty
Manages the accounts function within Lestercast.
Vintage car trialling (navigator and bouncer), playing tennis and dog walking.
view profile 18th February 2014Senior Accounts Administrator, Julie Bosch
Responsible for the company sales ledger and other accounting functions including problem solving anything 'accounts'!
Loves walking, reading and cooking. Likes to try out different recipes after watching Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay!