The history of SSC Stafford…
The year 2000 was an iconic year for a multitude of reasons, including the turn of the Millenium which was celebrated by millions across the globe. The year 2000 also marks the birth of SSC Laser Cutting, founded by CEO and entrepreneur, Austin Jarrett. Austin saw that laser cut profiles were going to be the future for British manufacturing businesses and manufacturers, and set out to revolutionise the world of laser cutting. Stafford, West Midlands is the home of our Hangar 5 manufacturing facility, which serves as SSC Laser Cutting’s Head Office. Over the past 20 years, SSC Laser Cutting have opened facilities throughout the UK in order to provide a first-class laser cutting service with nationwide coverage.
The Stafford team
Stafford is SSC’s largest division, where CEO, Austin and the board of Directors, who work tirelessly to develop the strategy of SSC Laser Cutting so we continue to help British Metal Manufacturers compete. Working alongside the board are a team of Senior Managers and Team Leaders, who hold the responsibility of the smooth day-to-day running of all of SSC’s divisions, including Group Sales Manager, Andy Hume, who ensures all of SSC Laser Cutting clients receive nothing less than 100% satisfaction with the service they receive.
Also steering the SSC wheel are a group of savvy Business Development Managers and an internal team of Customer Sales and Support Advisors. Heading up internal sales at our Head Office, West Midlands site is proud son of SSC’s CEO, Jethro Jarrett, who has worked in the business since graduating in 2011. Jethro and his internal team are the main point of contacts for all laser cutting queries in and around Oxfordshire and the West Midlands. Our East customers are serviced by Andy Hume, who also oversees all key Accounts and customer and prospects in the West. The internal teams are also supported by Team Leaders, Matt Brown and Tracey Lancaster who ensure clients throughout the United Kingdom get amazingly quick quotes, on-time and in-full deliveries and all-round fantastic and friendly service.
Here’s a quick breakdown of our thriving Stafford, Laser Cutting team:
CEO: Austin Jarrett
Finance Director: Carl Grattage
Group Sales Manager: Andy Hume
Group Production Scheduler: Julian Till
Group Quality Manager: Dale Tomkinson
Lead Internal Customer Sales & Support: Jethro Jarrett
Sales Team Leaders: Matt Brown & Tracey Lancaster
North West, South West & Scotland: Steph Cantrill & Sally Hodgkiss
West: Katie Burke, Jess Brown, Kathryn Lloyd and Andy Clarke
Purchasing Team Leader: Vaness Bird
Purchasing Assistant: Jenny Johnson
SSC Stafford fun fact:
Over the years, SSC has had the pleasure of producing parts for an abundance of big names within a variety of industries and sectors. As football fans and sport fanatics ourselves, we’re proud to have produced laser cut steel frameworks for some of the UK’s biggest and most complex stadiums, including Wembley Stadium, the Olympic Stadium, the Etihad in Manchester and we have done work on the brand new home of Tottenham Hotspur, all of which have been graced by some of the greatest sporting legends in history. We also had the honour of manufacturing parts for the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale.
Hangar 5, New Road, Hixon, Stafford, West Midlands, ST18 0PJ
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