Our Team 2018-03-05T15:50:57+00:00

Meet The Team

Bob Ball - Managing Director

BOB BALL

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Joined Amies in 1991 as Quality Manager. Other than work and family has a mad passion for fishing.

SIMON STEWART-SMITH

TECHNICAL MANAGER

Joined Amies in 2016. Varied career including toolmaking and the automotive sector. Nottingham Forest fan (say no more!)

Terry Millward - Works Director

TERRY MILLWARD

WORKS DIRECTOR

Joined Amies in 2008 as Works Manager, moving from the high-volume Caps & Closure sector. Serious DIY’er, loves bikes & fishing (Bob’s prodigy!)

DAVID SHEPLEY

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Joined the family business (Amies) in 1975. Originally planned to stay for two weeks, still here…..!

Clare Cooper - Quality Manager

CLARE COOPER

QUALITY MANAGER

Joined Amies in 2008, background in textiles and the automotive sector. If she’s not at Amies you might find her running in her favourite place, the Lake District.

MICK UMNEY

QUALITY INSPECTOR

Jane’s beleaguered husband. Background in I.T. before joining Amies in 2013. Been on the telly with Jane (serious general knowledge head!)

ANDY GILL

PROJECT ENGINEER

Joined Amies in 2017. Automotive pressings man and boy, but enjoying the challenge of plastics. Moved to Matlock recently, and rekindled his interest in cycling.

IAN FLETCHER

QUALITY ENGINEER

Ian joined Amies in 2016 from the foundry industry. His interests include D.I.Y and cycling.

JANE UMNEY

OFFICE MANAGER

Worked for our accountants before joining Amies in 2009. Don’t challenge her on numbers (you’ll lose!), football and quiz shows floats her boat (been on the telly!)

KATHRYN MOWBRAY

ASSEMBLY SUPERVISOR

Been at Amies since 1984. After work you would find her in her creative room making cards and artwork (super talented)