Meet the Team
Every single member of the JKP family is as important as the rest, but here’s the crew that looks after you, the customer directly.
Rhys Powell – Production Manager
Rhys is the Production manager, he is responsible for overseeing the entire operation, maintaining and improving operational efficiencies and leading company projects.
In his spare time, he is a music lover and enjoys playing the piano.
Neil Allott – General Manager
Neil has a depth of technical engineering and business experience built up from over three decades within the plastics and metal packaging industries.
As General Manager, he’s now responsible for the overall commercial performance and functionality of JKP, but still likes to keep a close connection to his engineering roots so can often be involved in finding solutions to challenging requests.
Beyond an abundance of sociable time with family and friends, he can also be found loosely attempting to survive some trail and cross country cycling.
Chris Milnes – Business Development Manager
Chris has around 20 years sales, business development and account management experience within metal packaging both domestically and internationally.
Chris is responsible for new business development within JKP as well as managing some of our larger accounts.
When he’s not working Chris, a keen amateur pilot, will be found either whizzing around the sky or wheezing around a tennis court
Jade Martin – Financial Controller
Jade has around 12 years accounts, financial and clerical experience within various business sectors.
Jade is responsible for running the accounts/finance department and preparing the management accounts pack at month end.
When she’s not working Jade loves time with her family, keeping her two children entertained and walking/exploring holidays
Harry Smith – Technical Engineer
Harry has been with JKP since summer 2018 after graduating from university with a degree in Architecture, since joining JKP he has completed a HNC in Mechanical Engineering and is looking forward to progressing further in his studies.
Harry works closely with Neil and the rest of the engineering team to design and create tooling for new products as well as maintaining the existing wide range of tooling available on site.
Outside of work Harry enjoys rock climbing and spending time with his family and friends.
Rebecca Owen – Sales Office Administrator
Rebecca has been with JKP Tins since 2018 and deals with the Sales Administration along with dealing with customer queries and invoicing.
When not at JKP Rebecca enjoys the comforts of home and spending lots of quality time with her family
Jack Bowler – Production Planner
Jack is a fairly recent member of the team, he originally came from a background in accounting and finance but moved into the metal packaging industry around 2018.
Jack is responsible for both production planning and purchasing, as well as the day to day tasks involving keeping customers happy.
In his spare time he likes to exercise and play sport and is a keen travel enthusiast.
Kas Marlaska – Production and Logistics Co-ordninator
Kas is the production and transport coordinator. She is responsible for overseeing the day to day production flow, and managing logistics for the company.
In her spare time, she enjoys travelling (especially around Asia) and spending time with her 3 cats as well as socialising with her friends and family.
Stephen Ward – Quality & Compliance, HSE, Legislation & Facilities Manager
Stephen has over 20 years in quality & compliance in various industries and sectors. Stephen has worked at JKP since 2016 & is in charge of the QMS management system and Audits by the Auditing Bodies.
Stephen is also the Health Safety & Environmental Manager. Stephen is now also moving into the facilities sector for JKP for the operational systems of the factory.
Stephen likes to relax with his Family especially his Granddaughter & a little bit of DIY.