Meet Our Team

Jeremy King Jenks & Cattell Managing Director

Jeremy King
Managing Director


Jeremy qualified as a chartered accountant in practice with a wealth of varied clients under his belt from charities to large manufacturing groups. He quickly realised that a move into industry would aid the development of his growing commercial acumen and his desire to facilitate change.

Jeremy has spent a number of years helping to develop the finance functions of manufacturing businesses across the Midlands area. He combines an analytical mind with a commercial understanding to help increase both the profitability and productivity of businesses.

Outside of work Jeremy loves spending time with his young family and is also a very keen sportsman both on the playing and spectating sides.



Barry Downs Jenks & Cattell Operations Director

Barry Downs
Operations Director


Barry has been associated with engineering presswork all his working life. After completing his apprenticeship at Jenks & Cattell Engineering over 40 years ago, he then left the business to further his knowledge in tool making and tool design, before moving into the management side of the business.

Barry rejoined Jenks & Cattell in 2007, and has worked closely with OEM’s: Toyota, MAN Trucks, Honda, Land Rover & Daimler Benz.

Outside of work Barry enjoys walking, swimming, reading and spending time with his Grandchildren and famil



Nick George Jenks & Cattell Sales Director

Nick George
Sales Director


Nicholas has worked in the engineering industry since the age of 16, starting as a Tool Making Apprentice, later moving careers and joining Jenks and Cattell in 1997 as a Production Engineer.

Nicholas has developed with Jenks and Cattell, and with vast and diverse experience with business communications in the UK, Germany, France, Turkey, Romania and more, Nicholas now leads a happy and diverse sales and marketing team as the role of Sales Director.

Outside of work Nicholas enjoys clay pigeon shooting, cooking, DIY and boating, in which he has recently received a Level 2 with Royal Yatching Association with a particular interest in inflatable RIB’s.



Craig Jeavons Jenks & Cattell Technical Director

Craig Jeavons
Technical Director


Craig joined Jenks & Cattell Engineering in 1993 as Assistant Quality Manager, and worked his way up to Quality Manager servicing both HUM and Rover Group engineering projects.

Craig is currently Technical Director, responsible for our QC department, and assits with both sales & engineering departments on a daily basis.

Outside work, Craig enjoys collecting Concorde memorabilia, Moorcroft pottery and visiting antique fairs.

Craig is also most passionate about UK manufacturing - as we all are!



David Dawson Jenks & Cattell Operations Manager

David Dawson
Operations Manager


David started in the Stores and Warehouse at Jenks & Cattell Engineering in the 1980's and worked up to Warehouse Team Leader, David then progressed into Production Control and became Senior Production Controller, Logistics Manager and now manages the operations within the production team and factory.

Davids hobbies include gardening, walking and spending time with his children.



Kevan Crook Jenks & Cattell Engineering Manager

Kevan Crook
Engineering Manager


Kevan joined Jenks & Cattell Enngineering in 2012 as a Key Account Engineer for the Caterpillar Group progressing to his current role in 2015.

Kevan is an apprentice trained press tool engineer to HNC level, and has 20 years’ experience of contract press tool design & manufacture from having held similar Management positions at a succession of presswork manufacturing facilities.

Kevan is married with two grown up sons, with interests including walking National Trails, any kind of sport and sampling the occasional real ale.



Daniel Alford Jenks & Cattell Production Manager

Daniel Alford
Production Manager


Daniel moved from Australia and joined Jenks & Cattell Engineering in 2013 as a buyer predominantly for one of our customers, Gowrings Mobility.

Dan progressed within the company in 2016 and now manages our Production team, within his current role as Production Manager.

Outside of work Dan enjoys spending time with his young family and playing cricket.



Jenks & Cattell Production Planning and Warehouse Manager Jack McGinty

Jack McGinty
Production Planning and Warehouse Manager


Jack started work with Jenks & Cattell as an Apprentice in 2011, and he has since progressed with various roles within company to his current managerial position as Production Planning & Warehouse Manager.

Jack enjoys spending time with his wife and children out of work, when he has time he enjoys going to the gym, boxing and playing and watching football. He is a keen supporter of Wolverhampton Wanderers.



Jenks & Cattell Sales Team

Sales Team
 


Please get in touch with our sales & marketing department, all of whom will be happy to assist you with any potential new and existing business, as well as reccomending the most cost effective manufacturing methods for your metal part, component or assembly. To arrange a visit to our factory, please contact sales@jcel.co.uk

Nick George - Sales Director

Eleanor Russon - Sales & Marketing Assistant Manager

Jonathan Griffiths - Technical Sales Engineer

Lisa Poxon - New Business Executive

Christine Longmore - Sales Administrator



Jenks & Cattell Production Team

Production Team
 


Our production team control all customer schedules and work to precision timings to enable our customers parts to be manufactured within our Wolverhampton factory to customer requirements, and then transported to our customers with various logistical options.

Daniel Alford - Production Manager

Jack McGinty - Production Planning & Warehouse Manager

David Dawson - Operations Manager

Mark Royans - Production Controller

Joshua Spear - Production Controller

Richard Smith - Production Controller

David Wallin - Production Controller



Jenks & Cattell Engineering Team

Engineering Team
 


Our engineering team of 7 consists of very experienced tooling and presswork engineers to provide our customers the most feasible and cost effective sheet metal manufacturing methods. Please contact our sales team in order to review your design with one of our engineering team. sales@jcel.co.uk

Barry Downs - Engineering Director

Kevan Crook - Engineering Manager

Pawel Borowski - Lead Improvement Engineer

Ryan Clark - Project Engineer

Jack Garfield - Junior Project Engineer

John Walker - Laser & Fabrication

Matthew Sleigh - Project Engineer

Dennis Whitehead - Project Engineer

Aiden Price - Junior Estimator

David Nation - Estimator



Jenks & Cattell Accounts Team

Accounts Team
 


Our accounts team are responsible for Jenks & Cattell Engineering's suppliers and customers financial inputs into our business. Our accounts team has recently recruited due to an increase in our turnover, now being a £10 million+ turnover company.

Jeremy King - Managing Director

Gwen Palmer - Finance Manager

Claire Edwards - Financial Accountant

Jan Woolford - Accounts Payable

Hollie Ash - Accounts



Jenks & Cattell Quality Team

Quality Team
 


Our quality team consists of very experienced and technical team members who have worked within the presswork industry most of their lives. We are proud to have maintained our TS 16949, IS0 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditations for many years, as well as improving our welding and supplier excellence to an international recognisable standard.

Craig Jeavons - Technical Director

Darren Mason - Senior Quality Engineer

Tracy Richards - Quality Assurance Manager

Mick Jones - Quality / Inspection Controller

Sarah Austin - Weld Engineer

Jack Galloway - Junior Quality Engineer

Adam Jackson - Quality Engineer Apprentice