Having served as a design engineer and project manager with BAE Systems for 10 years, and LNS Turbo UK as Engineering Manager, Neil founded Chelker in 2003 to offer customers an unmatched level of professionalism, knowledge and continuity. With experience in defence, machine tool and special purpose machinery design, Neil is still hands-on with each project, helping to ensure we win the trust of some of the most prestigious international companies that we count as clients.
Albert is an apprentice trained mechanical engineer with over 40 years design experience in a wide range of industries. He brings a wealth of experience to the team, with previous roles as senior design engineer, project manager, and new product development manager in a highly regulated safety industry environment.
Polly has qualifications in Product Design Engineering from Loughborough University, and gained two years Design for Manufacture experience in an aerospace production environment before joining Chelker. She has had considerable success with the mechanical design of special purpose machines, and has lead projects in both mechanical and product design. She is currently working towards her Master’s Degree part time.
Joe has completed an Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Engineering, and brings enormously valuable practical experience to the team, having worked for 5 years at a special purpose automation company both designing and building engine assembly and test equipment. Joe expects to complete his BSc degree in engineering next year.
Having worked in Hong Kong and China for more than 4 years in the aerospace and motorsport industries, Jeremy joined Chelker in 2013 where he has gained extensive experience, particularly with automotive assembly equipment. His background in Far East sourcing also allows us to bring low cost solutions to any customers who are looking East.
With a legal and finance background, Catherine is a key member of the Chelker team. She ensures we comply with contractual and legal requirements, and manages the day-to-day administration of project and company issues.
But we know it’s not just about the technology. We use the technology to give you cost savings and efficiency improvements. To deliver that effectively it has to work on the human level. We work hard to understand your businesses culture. We develop an ongoing relationship with you and your team to deliver an appropriate solution to your needs.
“An engineer is someone who can do for five bob what any damn fool can do for a quid”. It’s a famous epigram, and something we believe to our core. Because 80% of the cost of a product is “designed in” before supplier negotiations even start, effort spent in the early part of a development to optimise a design will reduce manufacturing costs giving ongoing savings.
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Chelker Ltd. Moorside House, Farling Top, Cowling, North Yorkshire, BD22 0NW, UK
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