The Team

We are a precision manufacturing group with a record of growth but what truly sets us apart are the skills and attitudes of our people; they are at the heart of our story and our business.

Alun Phennah

Managing Director

Alun joined the company in April 2021, after holding various roles from Engineer through to Chief Operations Officer within Aerospace and Automotive covering various functions including General Management, Operations, Supply Chain and Compliance.

Alun has managed business's ranging from £10m through £300m in size, and most recently served as Chief Operations Officer at Aeroservices Ltd and prior to that was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Wesco Aircraft. 

Alun is an Indentured Engineer with two HNC’s, a HND and has an MBA from Liverpool University Business School.  Alun’s interest continues in keeping up to speed within the aerospace and automotive industry and particularly with General Aviation and MRO.  

 

Alun joined the company in April 2021, after holding various roles from Engineer through to Chief Operations Officer within Aerospace and Automotive covering various functions including General Management, Operations, Supply Chain and Compliance.

Alun has managed business's ranging from £10m through £300m in size, and most recently served as Chief Operations Officer at Aeroservices Ltd and prior to that was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Wesco Aircraft. 

Alun is an Indentured Engineer with two HNC’s, a HND and has an MBA from Liverpool University Business School.  Alun’s interest continues in keeping up to speed within the aerospace and automotive industry and particularly with General Aviation and MRO.  

 

Dr Andy Wilson

Managing Director BCW Treatments

Andy Wilson, or should we say Dr Andy Wilson joined BCW to set up the Treatments Facility in 2015.

Previous to this Andy managed the Treatments facility at Lotus Cars in Wellingborough.

Andy gained his Doctorate at Hull University with BEng (Hons) in Engineering, Design and Manufacture with a PhD in Surface Engineering.

With Andy at the helm BCW have gained process validation for Anodising & Conversion coating from major automotive OEM’s and is widely known as ‘the go to person’ for technical support in surface treatments. 

Andy Wilson, or should we say Dr Andy Wilson joined BCW to set up the Treatments Facility in 2015.

Previous to this Andy managed the Treatments facility at Lotus Cars in Wellingborough.

Andy gained his Doctorate at Hull University with BEng (Hons) in Engineering, Design and Manufacture with a PhD in Surface Engineering.

With Andy at the helm BCW have gained process validation for Anodising & Conversion coating from major automotive OEM’s and is widely known as ‘the go to person’ for technical support in surface treatments. 

Nick Eary

Business Development Director

Nick joined BCW in March 2019, having worked in Business Development and sales globally for over 25 years. Nick has experience in the aerospace sector having worked for large PLC companies, but also having been a Senior Director in a small engineering business that saw strong P&L growth from £4m to £24m over a 10 year period.

Nick joined BCW in March 2019, having worked in Business Development and sales globally for over 25 years. Nick has experience in the aerospace sector having worked for large PLC companies, but also having been a Senior Director in a small engineering business that saw strong P&L growth from £4m to £24m over a 10 year period.

Gareth Williams

Head of Quality

Gareth Williams has been with BCW since 2010.

Starting as a machinist within a manufacturing facility, where he progressed through the Quality route, taking on a number of positions such as Quality Inspector, Quality Engineer, Senior Quality Engineer, then becoming the Quality Manager where he held this position for over 5 years.  

From this he became New Product Introduction Manager, responsible for implementing all new products within the Automotive sector of the business, using the APQP & PPAP methodologies, whilst working directly with key customers, Gareth is now certified as a Prince 2 Practitioner and Prince 2 Agile Project Manager, and obtained a distinction in his HND for Engineering Project and Quality Management. He is also certified Lead auditor to ISO9001 & IATF 16949.

As Head of Quality for the BCW Automotive division, he ensures we maintain our accreditation to IATF 16949 & ISO9001 standards, whilst driving continuous improvement throughout the business.

Gareth Williams has been with BCW since 2010.

Starting as a machinist within a manufacturing facility, where he progressed through the Quality route, taking on a number of positions such as Quality Inspector, Quality Engineer, Senior Quality Engineer, then becoming the Quality Manager where he held this position for over 5 years.  

From this he became New Product Introduction Manager, responsible for implementing all new products within the Automotive sector of the business, using the APQP & PPAP methodologies, whilst working directly with key customers, Gareth is now certified as a Prince 2 Practitioner and Prince 2 Agile Project Manager, and obtained a distinction in his HND for Engineering Project and Quality Management. He is also certified Lead auditor to ISO9001 & IATF 16949.

As Head of Quality for the BCW Automotive division, he ensures we maintain our accreditation to IATF 16949 & ISO9001 standards, whilst driving continuous improvement throughout the business.

Jonathan O’Reilly

Head of Sales

Jonathan has been with BCW since 2004.

Following a successful apprenticeship in tool making, he has gained international operations and sales experience through various roles he has undertaken within the company.

Jonathan has since progressed into Head of Sales which he has been in position for the past 6 years his technical knowledge has been instrumental on several programmes within the group.

Jonathan has been with BCW since 2004.

Following a successful apprenticeship in tool making, he has gained international operations and sales experience through various roles he has undertaken within the company.

Jonathan has since progressed into Head of Sales which he has been in position for the past 6 years his technical knowledge has been instrumental on several programmes within the group.

Wellingborough Launch Event

What a fantastic day at the launch of the new Wellingborough site.  BCW invited some of their key customers to the Sywell Road site following the recent acquisition in April 2022.  Taking the opportunity to present their strategic vision...

BCW takes over the operation of the former Lotus Lightweight Structures Anodising plant in Wellingborough

BCW Manufacturing Group and Lotus Cars are pleased to announce the result of a collaborative project which sees BCW take over the operation of the former Lotus Lightweight Structures Anodising (LLSA) plant in Wellingborough,...

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