The Engineers


Matthew Lumley

Name: Matthew L

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 10 yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Playing with guns/knives and bikes

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Waterjet cutting and Packing specialist

 

Dave Riley

Name: Dave R

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 30yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Rugby League

What machine do you specialise in? Saw Machine and Truck Driver

 

Dave-Kay

Name: Dave K

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 32 yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Golf

What machine do you specialise in? Production Manager / Inspection

 

Steve Chesters

Name: Steven C

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 20yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Football

What machine do you specialise in? Precision Grinding and Production management

 

Lee Gibbons

Name: Lee G

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 3 years

What are your passions outside of work: Socialising

What machine do you specialise in? Chief Inspector

 

Colin-Walker

Name: Colin W

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 6yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Golf/Football

What machine do you specialise in? Handy Man – machine operator various , Final Visual inspection

 

Darren-Blainey

Name: Darren B

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  33yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Sports inc Golf

What machine do you specialise in? Gear Cutting Supervisor

 

Pete-Bloor

Name: Pete B

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 25yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Socialising and Playing Pool

What machine do you specialise in? Gear Cutting machines

 

Alex-Hopkinson

Name: Alex H

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 30 +yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Playing Golf and Socialising

What machine do you specialise in? Lathes Supervisor

 

David-Schofield

Name: Dave S

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 7 yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Grow Fruit Trees

What machine do you specialise in? Centre Lathe Turning

 

Jay-Mistry

Name: Jay M

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 5 yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Badminton and Socialising

What machine do you specialise in? Slotting and fitting Machines

 

Michael-James

Name: Michael J

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 10yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Spend time with children/family

What machine do you specialise in? Gear Grinding, Gear Cutting and Wire EDM

Apprentice Luke

Name: Luke

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 5 yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Socialising with friends

What machine do you specialise in? Gear Cutting ,Wire EDM and grinding

 

Steve-Copeland

Name: Steven C

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 6yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Crown Green Bowling and Sports

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turning Lathe

 

Andrew Riley

Name: Andy R

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 10yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Cars

What machine do you specialise in? Centre Lathe

 

A-Dean-Kelly

Name: Dean K

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: Started as a apprentice at 16, 30 +yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Socialising

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turning

 

Jimmy-Hopkinson

Name: Jimmy H

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 27yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Family/Grandkids

What machine do you specialise in? Driver/Sawman

 

Colin-Hopkinson

Name: Colin H

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 30yrs

What are your passions outside of work: Socialising/Family

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turning

 

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Name: Andy B

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 2 Years

What are your passions outside of work: Electronics, Computers and Drawing

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Milling

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Name: Martin 

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 3 Years

What are your passions outside of work: Socialising and spending time with my family

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Milling Supervisor

tanveer iqbal

Name: Tanveer 

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  1 Year

What are your passions outside of work: Spending time with my family

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Milling

 

billy preston

Name: Billy 

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 3 Years

What are your passions outside of work: Playing guitar and piano

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turner

howard collier

Name: Howard 

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears: 1 year 

What are your passions outside of work: Reading, eating out and Dog shows

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turner

josh baker

Name: Josh 

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  5 Years 

What are your passions outside of work: Watching Football and socializing

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turner

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Name: Wayne

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  6 month

What are your passions outside of work: Cycling and spending time with family

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turner

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Name: David

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  6 month

What are your passions outside of work: Keeping fit and Socialising with friends

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Miller

 

craig leigh

Name: Craig

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  2 month

What are your passions outside of work: Sprorts and computers

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turning

 

martin mcdonagh

Name: Martin

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  2 month

What are your passions outside of work: Going to the gym and spending time with family

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Miller

 

james woolley

Name: James

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  2 month

What are your passions outside of work: Watching football and spending time with family

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Miller

 

daniel martin

Name: Daniel

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  2 month

What are your passions outside of work: Watching football and nature

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Miller

ben lamb

Name: Ben

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  2 month

What are your passions outside of work: Watching football and spending time with family

What machine do you specialise in? CNC Turner

mark hough

Name: Mark

How long have you worked for Hopwood Gears:  2 month

What are your passions outside of work: Going to the gym and spending time with family

What machine do you specialise in? Fitting and general workshop duties