James founded Roo Engineering with his wife Abbi, bringing with him 20 years experience in engineering. He specialises in sheet metal, fabrication & engineering solutions. Having over 10 years top level management experience he ensures the smooth running of the daily operations. James is the main contact for sales enquiries. James has a keen interest in Photography and cars, he also enjoys gaming when he can steal 5 minutes. His favourite food is a good chicken balti.
Abbi is a founding member of Roo Engineering, creating a husband and wife team. With a background in accounting and purchasing her experience ensures the banking and financial processes of the business run smoothly, including integration with our ERP system. Abbi also oversee’s purchasing and human resources. Abbi has a passion for gorgeous and some might say weird shoes, she also enjoys Line Dancing. Her favourite food is Chinese.
Gary is Roo’s Business Development Manager. In his spare time Gary likes to participate in Clay Pigeon Shooting and spending time with his twin grandchildren. His favourite food is a good Indian.
Alex is our Production Manager, he has been in manufacturing for almost 20 years including Ceramics, Injection Moulding and Building Sectors leading small and large team along the way. Outside of work Alex enjoys spending time with his family and playing some Xbox. Alex’s favourite food is Indian, the hotter the better.
Tony is our Paint Shop & Assembly Manager and heads up our Powder Coating Unit with his team. In his spare time Tony enjoys spending time with his family and friends, he can also be seen playing ‘walking’ football. His favourite food is a good Sunday roast.
Emma is our Sales & Marketing Executive, but is also involved in some business administration. In her spare time Emma volunteers for a charity called The Animal Team, helping to find suitable homes for unwanted doggies. Emma also loves prosecco, cars and food. Her favourite food is Christmas dinner.
Darren is our amazing Linisher. When he isn’t working hard at Roo, Darren loves to put his efforts in to his main passion which is Martial Arts. His favourite food is a Curry.
Andrew is one of our talented Fabricator Welders but he is also a Shop Floor Supervisor. When hes not at work Andrew enjoys fishing and watching MOTOGP / Formula 1. His favourite food is pizza.
Rich specialises in Tig Welding Stainless Steel and Aluminium. In his spare time Rich loves nothing more than stepping in to his Lycra and heading out on his bike. His favourite food is cake.
Shaun is one of our paint shop labourers. Shaun loves to spend his spare time in the tranquility of the Countryside. His favourite food is Chilli.
Phil is one of Roo’s Press Operators. In his spare time Phil loves to listen to music, attend live concerts and he is also a bit of a film guru. His favourite food is Curry.
Colin is our talented CAD / CAM Technician. He is responsible for creating electronic design plans for our machinery using computer software. In his spare time Colin enjoys socialising with the aid of real ale. His favourite food is Curry.
Dominic is one of our Nightshift Powder Coating Labourers. When he isn’t at work Dominic can be seen working out down the gym. His favourite food is chicken in any form (don’t tell Emma, she has them free roaming).
Peter is our amazing Sales Estimator and he brings to Roo a wealth of knowledge and experience. In his spare time, Peter likes to do as little as possible. Peter is an avid Stoke City Supporter. His favourite food is Chinese.
Dave is responsible for laser cutting, punching and folding. Dave also does the quality inspections. In his spare time he likes going to watch his favourite football team, Port Vale. Dave also enjoys live music and dining out. His favourite food is Curry.
Ian is one of our talented Laser Cutting Operative’s, he has been trained in-house from starting as a Labourer. In his spare time Ian likes art and music, his favourite food is chinese.
Matt is one of our very hard working press settler / operators. In his spare time he enjoys going fishing in the peace and quiet away from the machines. Matts favourite food is a Sunday Roast.
Claire is responsible for all our purchasing, along with some office duties. In her spare time, Claire likes to attend the gym oh and drink gin. She also enjoys long family walks with her Old English Sheepdog. Her favourite food is most definitely a pic n mix.
Andrew is one of our hard working Paint Shop Labourers. When Andrew isnt at work he loves DIY and if the weather allows, he really enjoys camping. His favourite food is Chinese.
Anton is one of our talented powder coaters here at Roo. In his spare time Anton loves spending time with his family and watching films. He can also be seen sporting lycra whilst cycling. His favourite food is Pizza.
Jill is our Cleaner but she is so much more than that, and we love having her part of our team. In her spare time Jill enjoys reading, and is quite partial to a tipple or two. Jill’s favourite food is steak and chips.
Andrew is Roo’s trusted driver, he delivers your goods to you. When Andrew isnt driving around the UK with a truck load of metal, he very much enjoys the slow pace of fishing. His favourite food is shepherds pie.
Dave is one of our Press Operator / Setters here at Roo. When he’s not working hard in our workshop, Dave loves the thrill of his motorbike. His favourite food is Curry.
Dyson is one of our Fabricator Welder’s here at Roo. Dyson’s passion outside of work is motorbikes, his favourite food is anything in the form of a takeaway.
Dene is one of Roo’s extremely busy Estimators. When Dene isnt at Roo working his socks off, he very much enjoys long country walks and a spot of DIY. Dene’s favourite food is middle eastern.
Betty is our brand new Engineering Operative Apprentice, she has so much enthusiasm and eagerness to want to learn. Betty is studying towards her level 2 diploma in Engineering Operations. In her spare time, Betty loves art and to draw.
Ebony is our trainee powder coater and is a VERY talented young woman. In her spare time Ebony likes to play on her PS4 and take naps (not at the same time). Her favourite food is pizza or chips.
Dean is one of our trainee powder coaters and has an excellent eye for detail. When Dean isnt at Roo he enjoys playing his PS4 and spending time with his amazing girlfriend. His favorite food is spicy chicken fajitas.
Liam is one of our amazingly talented Fabricator Welder’s here at Roo. When Liam isn’t at Roo working hard, he loves to socialise with family and friends. His favourite food is steak.
Drew is our very eager and quick to learn trainee sheet metal operative. When Drew isn’t busy learning the trade, he can be found doing one of his many hobbies which are gaming, reading, comics, art and music. His favourite food is Bacon.
Andy is one of our hardworking nightshift Powder Coating Labourers. When Andy isnt hard at work, he enjoys football, especially watching his home team….Stoke! His favourite food is homemade pie.
Adam is Roo’s Nightshift Powder Coating Supervisor, when he isnt supervising at our powder coating unit Adam loves some downtime on his PS4, he also loves spending time with his family. His favourite food is cheese oatcakes.
Ian is our Storeman and an essential part to the Roo team, he also sports a cracking smile. When Ian isn’t at Roo, he loves nothing more than getting behind a wheel and driving, give him an open road or race track any day. His favorite food is um …….. EVERYTHING!