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Meet the Team

Get to know the names and faces behind LGPC

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Mark Lewis

Galvanising Operative
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Mark Lewis

Galvanising Operative

Mark joined the LGPC team in 2015 having previously been in the Armed Forces. Whilst Mark has the skills to cover every stage of the galvanising process, he particularly excels in ‘Pickling’ and the zinc immersion elements.

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Wojtek Janiczek

Powder Coating Night Shift Leader
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Wojtek Janiczek

Powder Coating Night Shift Leader

Since joining LGPC in 2009 Wojtek has fulfilled a number of roles in our powder coating plant, building his knowledge and experience to take on the role of day shift supervisor. Wojtek’s responsibilities include managing workflow and overseeing quality and ensuring that health & safety standards are maintained on our powder coating line, from fettling to packaging.

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Jane Hilton

HR Manager
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Jane Hilton

HR Manager

Since joining LGPC in May 2022, Jane has restructured the HR function within the business. In addition to her wealth of HR experience spanning over thirty-five years, Jane is also NEBOSH qualified. In her spare time Jane enjoys attending country music festivals and walking in the countryside.

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Thomas McHale

Galvanising Operative
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Thomas McHale

Galvanising Operative

Since joining LGPC in August 2020, Thomas has worked exclusively in our galvanising plant, he specialises in the post galvanising inspection stage, ensuring all material meets the ISO1461:2009 standard.

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Sean Dixon

Galvanising Operative
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Sean Dixon

Galvanising Operative

Sean joined LGPC in 2009 and is one of our most experienced powder coaters. In his spare time, he enjoys watching football and rugby league, holidays and spending time with his family, including his lovely grandchildren!

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Glen Dixon

Transport Manager
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Glen Dixon

Transport Manager

Glen has been a trusted and much loved member of the LGPC Team since 2011. In addition to the responsibilities of running our fleet of vehicles as Transport Manager, Glen takes a hands on approach and acts as one of our Class 2 Drivers too! In his spare time Glen enjoys nothing more than spending time with his family, especially his grandson, Travis.

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We are passionate about our people. A third of our employees have in excess of ten years service, meaning a combined tenure across our 80 employees of over 550 years. We believe this is a key attribute in our ability to deliver consistently high standards.

Simon Kelly

Managing Director & Owner
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Simon Kelly

Managing Director & Owner
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Simon Kelly

Managing Director & Owner

Simon’s father, Mike, originally formed Bradford Galvanising in 1995 and Simon joined shortly afterwards. The business moved to it’s current site in Leeds and became Leeds Galvanising in 1997. Simon worked from grass roots up, gaining hands on knowledge and experience across every process in the business. Since taking the role of MD in 2016 Simon has worked tirelessly, to instigate positive improvement in the business to deliver the highest standards, demonstrated in our plethora of industry leading accreditations.

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Tony Lawrence

Director
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Tony Lawrence

Director

Tony holds a DMS MBA and is passionate about operational effectiveness. For the past six years Tony has supported the business through the exploration of time and cost saving efficiencies, grant applications and R&D.

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Vaughn Hey

QHSE Manager
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Vaughn Hey

QHSE Manager

Vaughn’s interest in all things engineering developed from childhood, initially leading him into a career as a crane engineer until he joined LGPC in 2000. Vaughn is now responsible for overseeing the maintenance of our plant and equipment, training new members of staff on our procedures in line with our ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 & Qualisteelcoat accreditations and consistent adherence to these standards through regular audits.

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Amy Godwin

Finance Manager
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Amy Godwin

Finance Manager

Amy has a wealth of experience in managing sales ledgers, proposing payroll and commercial debt recovery. Since joining the LGPC team in 2018, Amy’s role has developed and she now manages all our day to day account functions and payroll and is working towards AAT Accreditation.

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Peter Harrison

Driver
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Peter Harrison

Driver

Peter has been a valued member of our Driver team since 2014, making daily collections and deliveries across the country from Monday to Friday.

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Amber Cox

Production Support Administrator
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Amber Cox

Production Support Administrator

Amber is one of the most recent additons to the LGPC team. Amber’s primary role is to support Sara in our Sales and Marketing functions. She has a keen interest in travel and fashion.

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Having been associated with LGPC since its original inception over 25 years ago, I have witnessed the progressive development of the business from its humble beginnings in Bradford, West Yorkshire, to its present home at Albion Works, Leeds, and its market leading position as a power house in the national metal finishing industry.

Tony Lawrence

Director
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Adam Potok

Powder Coating Operative
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Adam Potok

Powder Coating Operative

Since Adam joined LGPC in 2020 he has gained experience across all areas in both our powder coating plants, he now specialises in operating our automated spray booth on our powder coating line.

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Sara Kelly

Commercial Director
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Sara Kelly

Commercial Director

Prior to joining LGPC in 2019, Sara held numerous senior roles with leading financial institutions. Sara is responsible for all LGPCs branding and marketing as well as managing our office team, she believes passionately in delivering a superior customer experience.

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James Benn-Landale

HGV Class 1 Driver & Yard Operative
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James Benn-Landale

HGV Class 1 Driver & Yard Operative

James has worked for the Company since 2012, starting with us as a Yard Operative and Forklift Driver. He has since achieved his Class 2 HGV licence and subsequently, his Class 1 HGV licence.

Outside of work, James enjoys racing remote control cars.

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Darryl Cox

Production Director
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Darryl Cox

Production Director

Darryl has overseen and managed production across all our plants since 2011. As many of our existing customers would attest, Darryl is as highly driven to deliver an exceptional quality finish, as he is in meeting customers’ turnaround expectations, to ensure their projects remain on track.

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