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Jim Lawton - Managing Director
Since joining the company in 2000, Jim has seen the company grow continually for more than 15 years. Jim is focused on developing HITEK’s ethos of ‘yes’, striving to give 100% customer satisfaction, this has resulted in HITEK being the ‘go to’ company for protecting your electronics; EMC, thermal, encapsulation and adhesives, microwave absorbing and corrosion control. Jim is strengthening core customer relationships within the business, specifically in the export market, working with new and exciting technologies and understanding the challenges faced by customers from all around the world.
Roger Dent - Operations Director
Roger joined HITEK in 2001, with over 14 years of materials management and process control experience with market leaders such as Ericsson. Roger believes that Continuous Improvement and Risk Management are key drivers for growth and success, working closely with partners such as SC21, ADS, NQA, ISO and The Excellence Partnership will ensure HITEK is able to sustain its Quality, Delivery and Cost objectives in line with our customer's expectations.
Mo Khan - Business Development Manager - South of the UK
Mo joined HITEK in 2009, he has 18 years plus of Technical Sales experience; working with customers at all levels, offering technical help and solutions to their challenges on protecting their electronics. Mo works with customers to find the right solution for their application.
Should you require any help or assistance on protecting your electronics and are based in the South of the UK, please contact Mo on +44 (0) 7718 581922.
Cameron Finch - Business Development Manager - North and Irish Isles
Cameron joined HITEK in 2007 after 7 years in the British Army, Royal Corps of Signals as an Area Systems Radio Operator, he has 10 years knowledge and experience within the EMC industry. Cameron works directly with HITEK customers to find the right solution quickly and efficiently.
Should you require any help or assistance on protecting your electronics and are based in the North of the UK or Irish Isles, please contact Cameron on +44 (0) 7718 581923.
Bob Welch - VP Global Sales
Bob has over 30 years of experience selling EMI shielding and microwave absorber products throughout the world. He is a strong advocate for providing superior technical and sales support to customers and has invented several innovative products still widely in use today. Bob joined HITEK in March 2015 and leads the company’s expansion into international markets.
Louisa Coombs - Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Louisa joined the company in 2017 with previous experience in Marketing and a BA (Hons) Advertising and Marketing Degree. She assists with the planning of trade exhibitions, advertising opportunities and digital marketing.
Daniel joined HITEK in June 2015, originally part of production. In October 2016, Daniel moved over to Costings, bringing his product knowledge from his time in production. He has qualifications in Engineering, Maths and Electronics and hopes that these will enable him to assist HITEK customers. He has undertaken extra training, completing a Computer Aided Design course.
Dominic joined HITEK in September 2019, having spent 3 years in an Engineering role & 3 years in a Customer Service role, Dominic would like to help us continue to provide an excellent service using his qualifications & experience. He has knowledge of Kaizen & believes his lateral thinking will enable HITEK to progress through constant improvements & new ideas.
David McAllister - Technical Manager
Joined HITEK in 2010 after serving 23 years in the RAF as a Communications Systems Analyst, working on and analysing various communication and radar systems. He then spent 10 years in the IT industry as an Engineering Team Leader. He assists customers and colleagues with technical information and provides practical solutions. David is also our Health and Safety Co-Ordinator.
Sarah Finch - Supply Chain Team Leader
Sarah joined HITEK in Spring 2008 in Inside Sales, progressing to Supply Chain Co-Ordinator and now works as Supply Chain Team Leader, organising and leading our excellent Supply Chain Team. She hopes to add to the brilliant levels of service the company offers by ensuring KPIs are met, building on relationships with customers and suppliers and implementing CI plans.
Janet Thompson - Order Processing
Janet joined HITEK in July 2015. During her time in both the business world and as a teacher, she has gained valuable experience in planning and customer service skills. She is well versed in client confidentiality and working to targets and deadlines in both the manufacturing and the financial sector.
June Wright - Order Processing
June has been at HITEK since 1999; she plays a central role within the Sales office. On a day to day basis she is responsible for dealing with customer enquiries and all aspects of the ordering process.
Ellie Lockwood - Purchasing Assistant
Ellie joined HITEK in September 2016, with previous experience in customer support and business admin, Ellie supports the Supply Chain department by communicating with suppliers, couriers and customers, ensuring completion of necessary documentation and providing assistance and information to customers.
Louise Clee - Distribution
Louise joined HITEK in October 2018 with previous administration experience within the hospitality industry. She would like to improve her skills and broaden her knowledge. Louise looks forward to developing her career within the company by undertaking additional training at the local college.
Mark Hatfield - Operations Manager
Mark joined HITEK in 2005 with a BTEC in Mechanical engineering, since then Mark has gained his HND in Mechanical Engineering with the help of HITEK. Since joining HITEK, Mark has moved up from Production to an Operations role. In his new Operations role Mark will be looking to improve the efficiency in HITEK and introduce new methods and services to Production.
Ryan Watts - Production Team Leader
Ryan joined HITEK in 2011 as a Production Operative, he has completed his Level 3 in Leadership and Management and has progressed within the company and he now leads the Production Team. Ryan continues to develop in his role, recently undertaking a Computer Aided Design Course. Looking ahead Ryan would like to continue learning and investing in his role.
Alan Le Page - Production Operative
Alan joined HITEK in February 1997, as part of the Production team he manufactures O-rings, gaskets and vents using a range of machinery. When checking drawings, specialist measuring equipment is used to ensure all parts are within drawing tolerances. He has completed a Performing Manufacturing Operations course as part of his training.
Graham Wright - Production Operative
Graham joined HITEK in September 2015, previously working in the dairy industry. His day to day tasks include producing O-rings, gaskets and vents, during the manufacturing process he uses a variety of machinery. Each process has to be carried out efficiently and safely. As part of his training he has undertaken a Performing Manufacturing Operations course.
Jamie Baxter - Production Operative
Jamie joined HITEK in October 2016, he previously worked in a local factory. Jamie realises the importance of working to safety standards and ensures that his work space is clean and tidy using the 5S principle. He manufactures O-rings, gaskets and vents and operates a variety of machinery. He has completed a Performing Manufacturing Operations course as part of his training.
David Seward - Production Operative
Dave joined HITEK in May 1997, previously working in Goods in, Dave now works in Production and knows the importance of quality from his previous role within the business, checking goods in. His daily tasks include manufacturing O-rings, gaskets and vents using a range of machinery in a safe manner.
Colin McGuane - Production Operative
Colin joined HITEK in April 2019, as part of the Production team, he manufactures O-rings, gaskets and vents and ensures all parts are within drawing tolerance and meet the specifications required. He works to safety standards and carries out 5S activities daily to uphold a clean safe working environment.
Martin Shuttleworth - Production Operative, specialising in Decant
Martin joined HITEK in October 1994, he is responsible for decanting products into useable quantities for customers’ requirements. He decants descaler, corrosion protection/removal products, glues, primers and powders in a safe manner as stated on COSHH assessments.
Carl Marsh - Production Operative, specialising in Despatch
Carl joined HITEK in July 2000, he is responsible for the packing department, he packs up all items to be shipped out from HITEK and ensures that everything we send out is up to standard and of a high quality, ensuring the goods leave with all the required paperwork.
Josh Webster - Production Operative, specialising in Goods In
Josh joined HITEK in September 2018; previously working in Production, Josh has moved over to Goods in. He is responsible for goods in; he is tasked with checking quality and booking in all items received within a 24 hour time scale and keeping records of received goods.
Richard Ford - Financial Controller
Richard joined HITEK in 2006. He has over 10 years of experience in company finance and is responsible for coordinating financial forecasts, increasing efficiency and managing the company accounts.
Rachael Sakal - Finance Officer
Rachael joined HITEK in Summer 2016, originally part of the Inside Sales team. Rachael became part of the Finance Department in January 2017. She brings with her a wealth of experience in Retail, Customer Service and Office Administration. She is currently working towards completing her AAT qualification to enhance and develop her role within the Finance Department.
Shirley Large - HR
Shirley joined HITEK in 2008 with 25+ years of HR and Training experience. She provides the company with HR legislation in line with the continuous improvement programme. She supports the Management Team, ensuring staff have access to the training and development they require to grow in their roles whilst supporting employees' health and wellbeing.