Our people & culture

Diversity of experience creates a team that can make a real impact and accelerate change. Our people have worked across numerous sectors and include experts in both engineering and manufacturing. Working closely together allows us to find effective, efficient solutions, faster. Every engineering challenge is an opportunity for positive change. Our collaborative culture is built around using the diverse talents of our team to solve problems effectively and efficiently. Listeners-who understand what you actually need. Creators-who see the possible in every impossibility. Thinkers-who adapt, react and find ingenious solutions. Doers-who drive change forward. Together, we make change happen. Meet the team.

Jason King – Managing Director

Jason joined JRM in 2009 and has been Managing Director since 2015. Prior to this appointment, Jason has worked extensively in Procurement and Operations over the last 30 years within the Aerospace and Motorsport industries.

Steve Barwick – Head of Engineering

Steve joined JRM in 2022 as Head of Engineering. Steve has 15 years’ experience working in vehicle engineering at OEM level. Previous roles include Engineering Director at a global suspension manufacturer and Head of Mechanical Engineering and later Head of Technical Development in the advanced technologies sector.

Andrew Rostron – Head of Business Development

Andrew joined JRM in 2021 and has previously worked in both technical consultancies and tier one automotive manufacturers. As a qualified engineer, Andrew has worked extensively with vehicle manufacturers for over 20 years, particularly in the European and Japanese markets.

Andy Blackwell – Head of Operations

Andy joined JRM in 2013 and brings more than 25 years of Supply Chain and Operations experience. As Head of Operations, Andy’s experience is crucially important also overseeing the recent Centre of Excellence building programme.

Melanie Dempsey – Group Finance Controller

Melanie joined JRM in 2022. Melanie has 14 years of experience in financial control, financial strategy and operational delivery. Prior to JRM, Melanie worked in financial roles within the engineering and motorsport sectors.


We’re always looking out for the best talent to join our growing team. If you feel you are a good fit for any of our roles, do get in touch and share your CV with us.

We’d love to hear from you.

CNC 5 Axis Miller

Responsibilities for the CNC 5-Axis Miller include:

  • Working in a small team to deliver high quality components to tight schedules, you will be required to produce precision components from 3D computer models and paper drawings.
  • Demonstrate proven experience in a CNC Machine Shop environment with a right first-time philosophy
  • You will be required to set and operate CNC 5-axis machines with Siemens Celos 840D / Heidenhain / Fanuc controls.


Purchasing Administrator

The Purchasing Administrator assists the Operations Team in the day to day running of the Manufacturing & Purchasing Departments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the expediting of purchase orders to ensure suppliers are delivering to agreed dates and in line with our build programmes
  • Helping in the expediting of internal works orders to ensure departments are delivering to agreed dates and ensuring that any change to delivery date is communicated to relevant dept

In general, you will play an active role in achieving departmental objectives such as cost reduction targets year on year, supplier reduction and improved stock levels.


Production Coordinator

Provide accurate cost estimations for all work activities both internal and external to be carried out by the company’s production area, namely Fabrication and Machine Shop

  • Production planning/scheduling of all work activities for Fabrication and Machine shop
  • Work closely with the Design and Engineering department, Manufacturing department and Workshop to implement and manage resource plans for the production area
  • Liaise directly with external customers, offering manufacturing solutions to meet or exceed the customer’s needs when required
  • Creating parts, BOMs & routings
  • Assist in purchasing activities to support production


Senior Analysis Engineer


  • To have ownership and responsibility for system, component, and assembly analysis
  • To support Design Engineers in creating concepts and developing design solutions utilising analysis techniques
  • Development of designs within the analysis environment
  • Supporting growth of the Analysis Department within JRM