MEET OUR TEAM

WCE design & manufacture hydraulic cylinders. We are fully committed to supplying a high-quality product & remaining competitive on price. We also pride ourselves on excellent product knowledge, delivery, service & back up support.

Meet Our Team

Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Managing Director

 

 As MD, Richard’s main focus is to provide strategic direction to the company and to ensure that all departments are delivering product and service to our customers’ needs and expectations. Richard also oversees the entire manufacturing operation ensuring timely delivery of cylinders whilst adhering to our strict quality standards.

Phil Watkins

Phil Watkins

Engineering, Sales & Marketing Director

 

Phil has a broad portfolio of responsibility including all aspects of product design, business development and implementing the WCE marketing strategy. Combining a technical skill set with sales means that customers’ expectations are set right first time and are not ‘sold’ what we can’t deliver on!

Adam Bayliss

Adam Bayliss

Customer Services Director

 

Adam looks after all our existing accounts and new customers. His role is key to customers receiving goods on time and to specification. Adam maintains close links with our customers and scrutinises customer feedback not only on a daily basis but also via our annual customer survey. If you already deal with WCE, you’ve most likely spoken with Adam on the phone.

Nick Berry

Nick Berry

Resources Director

 

Nick develops and implements strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels. Nick also manages all IT systems, finance, software, hardware, buildings & equipment at Wye. This can vary from network support and managing the ERP database, to negotiating new contracts with infrastructure suppliers.

Ken Bayliss

Ken Bayliss

Chairman

 

Ken retired as managing director in summer 2020 where he has now side stepped into a chairman’s role. Ken’s work has been vital in leading WCE from strength to strength. All of us at WCE would like to say a big thank you for helping us achieve the strong position we are in today.

Darryl Richardson

Darryl Richardson

Engineering Manager

 

Darryl manages the tasks of the engineering team. Darryl Collaborates with our customers ensuring we provide a cost-effective solution to new and existing cylinder design, right first time. Producing 3D models & production drawings to setting up the ERP system ensures a cylinder’s smooth journey through the factory.

Patricia Jones

Patricia Jones

Accounts Administrator

 

Patricia’s main role is to maintain and review the accounts office procedures, processing payments to external partners & maintaining updated records of invoices and receipts. She also handles all internal personnel issues.

Kai Davies

Kai Davies

Systems Admin & IT Support

 

Kai’s main role is to maintain and administer the company’s IT structure. Kai also collates and provides key graphical data to be discussed in quality meetings, helping us to achieve ‘right first-time’ components in a production environment.