With more than 30 years’ experience gained in commercial and military aerospace manufacturing, as well as the UK’s nuclear industry and broader contract engineering sectors, Mr Jefferies joins M.A. Ford from Seco Tools, where he was area business manager dealing with its indexable and carbide tooling products.
After completing his apprenticeship and gaining an HNC in production engineering while at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment Harwell, Mr Jefferies joined the RAF as senior NCO responsible for workshops and manufacturing, before moving to PTG Precision Engineering and then to Hymec Aerospace in 2012 in advance of his role at Seco.
His role at M.A. Ford encompasses all aspects of the company’s high performance tooling and application engineering to service and support manufacturing companies in Somerset; Bristol; Devon and Cornwall, as well as some key areas of South Wales.
Stephen James, M.A. Ford Europe’s sales director, commented: “Kevin’s in-depth knowledge of indexable and solid carbide tooling, as well as his detailed experience of machining exotic materials for aerospace, nuclear and other demanding sectors, have made him an excellent fit within our business and the existing team serving the South West.
"We’re delighted to have him working with us, as the region is an expanding area for the business.”
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