50 employees and counting for Brierley Hill 4x4 accessories firm

50TH EMPLOYEE: Lee Jordan.

50TH EMPLOYEE: Lee Jordan.

First published in Business Daily

A MANUFACTURER and supplier of 4x4 accessories, based in Brierley Hill, has met its recruitment targets after it added three new members to its warehouse and production teams to manage increased sales levels.

Over the past seven months Auto Styling Truckman has increased its workforce from 39 to 50, a target it set itself as part of a significant investment in its facilities.

The new additions, Lee Jordan, Tracey Green and Ben Davies, has experience gained in previous roles.

Mr Jordan, 34, of Brierley Hill, has been appointed as Auto Styling Truckman’s warehouse supervisor, overseeing the stockholding facility. He is responsible for the inventory, health and safety, staff and working procedures.

He has more than 15 years of supervisory experience, having worked as a production foreman in specialist warehousing and distribution.

Mr Green 53, of Worcestershire, has joined as a hardtop production finisher and is responsible for ensuring the final product meets the company’s quality standards. He joins from Sealine, a manufacturer of luxury boats, where he worked as a finisher until the company entered liquidation in 2013.

Mr Davies, 23, of Dudley, joined as a warehouse operator. He will be tasked with the picking, packing and dispatch of products that pass through the facility.

Auto Styling Truckman is a specialist UK manufacturer of hardtops for 4x4 and pick-up trucks. Its British-built hardtop range is used by business owners and by fleet operators for a variety of industries, including construction, agriculture and the utilities sector.

Mike Wheeler, the firm's managing director, said: “We’ve significantly expanded our team since the beginning of the year. It’s a very exciting time and the increase in staff numbers represents our continued success.

"It is also very satisfying to hit our recruitment targets, which demonstrates we are on track with our programme of growth and expansion.”


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