Transmon Engineering Ltd- Meet The Team!
Transmon Engineering has gone from strength to strength in recent years. See below a little about each member of our team!
Steve Coley – Owner / Managing Director
Our Managing Director, Steve Coley, was already a time-served and experienced engineer when he came up with the original idea for what was later to become the first generation 'Gear Savure'.
While working on an entirely different problem for a customer, he discovered that they were also having regular issues with operators 'hot-shifting' and causing damage to the transmissions on their forklift fleet. The repairs were expensive, but the lost productivity was even more so. Through his own research and electronics knowledge, Steve decided on the best solution, obtained work as a forklift engineer in order to test his theory, and soon came up with a prototype controller. The unit was fitted, and after extensive testing, the project was a success. As a result of this Transmon Engineering Limited was born in 1996 and has been a success ever since.
Kevin Bradley - Sales and Business Development Director
Kevin joined Transmon in November 2020. Kevin has been in and associated with the Forklift and materials handling industry for many years and has an excellent knowledge of all things related to the industry.
Bob Warner - Sales
Bob joined Transmon in October 2019. Bob has been in and associated with the Forklift and materials handling industry for many years and has an excellent knowledge of all things related to the industry.
Lauralee Farrant – Office Manager
Lauralee joined Transmon in October 2016 and comes from an exceptionally strong background of over 30 years small business management and public accounting. Her primary focus within Transmon is an intricate role of managing the office, keeping on top of our orders and accounts whilst providing support to our engineers on a day to day basis. Since the appointment of Lauralee the business has seen a progressive upward trend and as a result of this has seen the appointment of 2 further heads at Transmon.
Pete Boettcher – Technical Engineering Manager
Pete, aside from Steve is the longest serving member of staff at Transmon Engineering Limited, having joined the company in 1998 as a fully qualified engineer from Rolls-Royce. There is not a lot that Pete doesn’t know about the world of forklift trucks and the safety equipment that can be installed to them. Pete has fitted kits onto almost every type and manufacturer of truck there is which is why he is also responsible with Steve for the designing of new systems and for assisting with the design and implementation of bespoke fitments for customers wanting a tailor-made solution. Pete is our go to guy for all technical help as well as there is a good chance he knows the answer!
Russ Kenyon – Mechanical Installations Engineer
Russ comes from a background spanning 19 years within the world of forklifts and has completed over 9 years of this with one of the largest manufacturers there is – Linde. The rest of his service has been with Transmon Engineering, so like Pete, there is not a lot that Russ doesn’t know regarding our safety products and their individual applications. Russ is an expert in his field and has assisted with some of our largest projects to date. Being predominantly based in the northern part of the UK Russ also works remotely which allows us as a business to comfortably cover all parts of the UK.
Thomas Anthony– Mechanical Installations Engineer
Thomas is our newest addition to the team after spending many years as a Toyota engineer before moving on to STILL Materials Handling and eventually ending up with ourselves. Thomas is looking forward to the challenge ahead and is keen to learn about our systems.
Donna Edson –Sales & Engineering Coordinator
Donna joined Transmon Engineering Limited in November 2020. Donna's role here it to help coordinate all sales activities and deal with the complex task of scheduling our engineers across the UK and Europe. Donna is a vital part of the team here, whilst the sales team are out on the road she is here ensuring that everything is running smoothly and that all our clients are happy and have everything they need, this helps to ensure the effective running and processing of orders from both new and existing clients of Transmon.
Raj Patel – Production Manager
Raj has been with Transmon for a number of years now and heads up our production team, ensuring that quality is of prime importance as well as coordinating the testing of our products to ensure they meet our desired standards. Raj also looks after our purchasing to ensure that we always have the necessary items in stock for producing and distributing our safety products and kits.
Nigel Lovett – Production Assistant
Nigel joined Transmon in December 2017 and has joined the production team to assist with the creation of our product range. This involves loom building, soldering and PCB assembly.
Vasanti Patel – Production Assistant
Vasanti has been with us for 13 years now and is a resource of knowledge for all things production orientated. Her role has seen her take on many tasks from initial PCB assembly and soldering through to product testing and inspection. Vasanti is key for ensuring all items are booked in and out of stock and the picking and packing of customers orders. She also makes certain that our engineers have all they need in their kits to enable them to complete installations.