General Manager, Colin Caineview profile
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!”
Managing Director, Chris Battyview profile
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!
Sales and Technical Director, Malcolm Healeyview profile
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!”
Technical and Operations Manager – Martyn Whelptonview profile
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!
Business Development (European Sales), Martin Thomasview profile
European sales and business development.
Committed Christian. Bruce Springsteen fanatic. Squash and tennis player extraordinaire!
Business Development (UK), Mike Jonesview profile
UK Sales and business development.
Lover of golf and Rugby Union and the socialising it demands!
Marketing and Office Manager, Diane Healeyview profile
Manages the marketing, IT and HR activities for the company.
Affectionately known as ‘the florist’. Loves travelling, music and walking.
Marketing Assistant, Jo Pickardview profile
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!)
Office Administrator, Lynne Watersview profile
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!
Sales Engineer, Gareth Robertsview profile
Prepares quotations and provides support to customers.
Keen supporter of Hednesford Town FC, so apparently, he knows nothing about football!
Sales Engineer, Gath Richardsview profile
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.
Sales Manager, Marc Healeyview profile
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.
Production Control Manager, Craig Townsendview profile
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!
Works Manager, Neil Townsendview profile
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!
Project Engineer, Chris Frenchview profile
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!
Process Engineer, Mirel Dinuview profile
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.”
Quality Engineer, Aaron Smethurstview profile
Maintains and updates the company’s Quality Management System to the relevant standards.
Residential practical joker and big football fan.
Quality Manager, Peter Johnsonview profile
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!
Human Resource Administrator, Lindsey Braimbridgeview profile
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!
Accounts Administrator, Heather Kempview profile
Responsible for the company’s Purchase Ledger.
A dancing diamond, enjoying everything to do with music and The Arts.
Finance Manager, Dawn Battyview profile
Manages the accounts function within Lestercast.
Vintage car trialling (navigator and bouncer), playing tennis and dog walking.
Senior Accounts Administrator, Julie Boschview profile
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!