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Meet The Team

We're proud of our growing family here at Kerloch, and our continued investment into our people's training and skillset has ensured we've kept our promise to clients on time, every time.

Meet the Management team here at Kerloch below, and please feel free to contact any of our key members for any queries you may have.

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Kenny McKenna
Accessories Contract Manager

Kenny joined Vallourec in 2009 after 4 years working for TEP UK in Aberdeen. With 16 years in the Oil & Gas industry he has a wealth of experience in purchasing and sales along with being a quality and environmental auditor to ISO standards. He has been Subcontract Manager for 10 years and has built a strong relationship with the VAM Licensee network in the UK & Europe. This experience will help as he now progresses to the new accessory sales team. Kenny is delighted and can't wait to help Vallourec move into an exciting new chapter.

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Jordon Brown
Accessories Contract Manager

Jordon joined Kerloch in early 2014 as a Planner after 4 years of full-time football and a stint at a local oil and gas company working in logistics. Has since progressed to Sales Executive and has been Sales Manager since March 2017. Currently in the process of the transition into Vallourec UK, Jordon has been working hard on the changes and is now adapting to a new role of Accessories Contract Manager within the larger company striving to bring more success to the new accessories side of the business.

Having been with the company through difficult periods for the industry, Jordon now has a vast level of experience in OCTG, boosted by the completion of a part time Bachelor of Arts Business Management degree, and leads the sales and customer engagement side of the business.

Stories from our clients

We're proud of our growing family here at Kerloch, and our continued investment into our people's training and skillset has ensured we've kept our promise to clients on time, every time.

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Jim Alexander

HSEQ Manager

Having served 27 years in the Royal Navy as an Above Water Weapons Specialist, Jim focused on the Health & Safety sector on his departure from the Navy, his previous employment involved him in instructing various Health and Safety subjects such as NEBOSH, IOSH Managing Safely, Fire Wardens, Confined Space Entry and COSHH Assessor to name but a few.

 

He leads a team of five QA/QC Inspectors who conduct the daily Quality Assurance/Control aspects at Kerloch.

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Paula Geraghty
Controller (Accessories)

Paula has over 10 years’ experience within business support across various industries, combined with an honours degree in Business Management, she has a broad range of knowledge and skills which have enabled Paula to effectively manage and motivate her team to ensure the support function of the business is delivered to a high standard.

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Sian Robertson
Operations Assistant

Sian is our operations assistant and joined the team in 2019. Sian holds a HND in communications and in 2016 completed a Bachelor (Hons) degree in media.

 

After which she spent 2 years working and travelling, spending most of her time living in Australia. Sian has a wide range of knowledge and skills which are used daily to ensure a professional high standard of work.

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Stephen Taylor
Accessories Operations Manager

We are delighted  to announce that Stephen Taylor has been appointed the new Operations manager at Kerloch Oil Tools. Stephen has 35 years’ experience working in the Oil and Gas sector.

 

He brings with him extensive knowledge and experience which includes  Service & Manufacturing,  Sales & Marketing as well as General/Operations Management and Operational Excellence. From all at Kerloch welcome to the team

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Graeme Ross

Production Manager

Graeme has over 17 years of experience in manufacturing with 15 in the Oil and gas sector.

Having joined Kerloch in 2012 as a machinist after 7 years with a global Oil and Gas company working in Completions, he has extensive knowledge and experience which has been key to his progression into the management team here at Kerloch. Graeme’s focus is on improving productivity, efficiency and continual improvement using lean manufacturing principles and 5’s management.

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Ryan Strachan

Senior QA/QC Inspector 

Ryan joined Kerloch in June 2014 initially as QA/QC Inspector, Ryan has previous experience with NDT, OCTG manufacturing and repair. In October 2017 Ryan accepted his new role of quality senior QA/QC essentially supervising the quality department. His key strengths are gauging, audits, continual improvement, and a sharp eye for detail. Since 2017 the quality department have year on year improved its objectives, internal findings, and audit scores. Ryan has helped recruit, train, and expand a busy working squad from 2 members in 2017 to 6 in 2020.

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Kayleigh Stewart
Sales Administrator

Kayleigh previously worked in the finance department and recently joined the sales team, currently studying accounting and has a HNC in business management.

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