About us

Our team

Maycast-Nokes is led by an extensive, experienced and knowledgeable management team, which strives only for perfection.  Several members of management, including Managing Director Steve Wallings, started on the factory floor providing them with a true insight into all areas of the business. This valuable experience means the management team has an excellent and clear understanding of all best practices and this is the cornerstone of the Maycast-Nokes success story.

Steve Wallings

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Steve has been with the company since 1983 having previously completed an apprenticeship in Foundry Practice at Rayne Foundry. Starting as a skilled moulder in the sand foundry, Steve was promoted to various supervisory and management roles culminating in his appointment as Managing Director in 2004.

Dave Blower

SALES DIRECTOR

Responsible for the sales and marketing function of the company, Dave joined the company in 1993 as a Technical Sales Engineer having worked for various steel foundries after graduating from college in 1986 with a BSc in Engineering. Dave became Technical Sales Manager in 1998 and in 2003 was promoted to Sales Director.

Derek Redgwell

FINANCE DIRECTOR 

Derek joined Maycast in 2014 as Management Accountant having spent the previous 35 years with a large manufacturing company as Business Systems Analyst. Derek's responsibilities include the Day-to-Day finances of Maycast-Nokes, Capacity Planning & IT support.

Simon Gill

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

With a background in the automotive industry, Simon has been with the company since 2003, working primarily within the Contracts Department and more recently with the UK Sales team. Simon facilitates the journey from customer enquiry to the order stage and acts as a point of contact for customers throughout the production process.

Linda Carter

CONTRACTS MANAGER

Linda has been with the company since 1981 and is skilled in all commercial aspects of the business including export controls and documentation, production control and scheduling, sub-contract purchasing and contract review.

Darren Moodie

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Darren joined the company in 2003 after 19 years at Paxman Diesels in Colchester.

Having started out as a Key Account Manager at Maycast-Nokes, he rapidly progressed to Production Manager where he is responsible for all manufacturing in the foundries.

Tony Mays

NDT MANAGER

Having spent extended periods of time in most of the manufacturing areas within the company, Tony was promoted to Quality Manager in 2005 and subsequently became NDT manager in 2015. Tony is qualified as a PCN Level III in Radiography and Penetrant Flaw Detection.

Paul Robson

PRODUCTION ENGINEERING 

Paul joined the company in 1982 as a patternmaker having served a four-year apprenticeship in Patternmaking at Paxman Diesels. Paul held a number of roles within the company before he was promoted to Production Engineering Manager in 2006.

Roger Holmes

QUALITY MANAGER

Roger joined the company in 2021 and brings with him over 35 years experience in Quality Engineering and Management roles from a variety of industries, most recently at MAN Energy Systems.

Responsible for the daily running of the quality team and maintaining our approvals for ISO9001, AS9100 & NADCAP.

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