Our people & culture

Diversity of experience creates a team that can make a real impact and accelerate change. Our people have worked across numerous sectors and include experts in both engineering and manufacturing. Working closely together allows us to find effective, efficient solutions, faster. Every engineering challenge is an opportunity for positive change. Our collaborative culture is built around using the diverse talents of our team to solve problems effectively and efficiently. Listeners-who understand what you actually need. Creators-who see the possible in every impossibility. Thinkers-who adapt, react and find ingenious solutions. Doers-who drive change forward. Together, we make change happen. Meet the team.

Jason King – Managing Director

Jason joined JRM in 2009 and has been Managing Director since 2015. Prior to this appointment, Jason has worked extensively in Procurement and Operations over the last 30 years within the Aerospace and Motorsport industries.

Steve Barwick – Head of Engineering

Steve joined JRM in 2022 as Head of Engineering. Steve has 15 years’ experience working in vehicle engineering at OEM level. Previous roles include Engineering Director at a global suspension manufacturer and Head of Mechanical Engineering and later Head of Technical Development in the advanced technologies sector.

Andrew Rostron – Head of Business Development

Andrew joined JRM in 2021 and has previously worked in both technical consultancies and tier one automotive manufacturers. As a qualified engineer, Andrew has worked extensively with vehicle manufacturers for over 20 years, particularly in the European and Japanese markets.

Andy Blackwell – Head of Operations

Andy joined JRM in 2013 and brings more than 25 years of Supply Chain and Operations experience. As Head of Operations, Andy’s experience is crucially important also overseeing the recent Centre of Excellence building programme.

Melanie Dempsey – Head of Finance

Melanie joined JRM in 2022. Melanie has 14 years of experience in financial control, financial strategy and operational delivery. Prior to JRM, Melanie worked in financial roles within the engineering and motorsport sectors.


We’re always looking out for the best talent to join our growing team. If you feel you are a good fit for any of our roles, do get in touch and share your CV with us.

We’d love to hear from you.

CNC 5 Axis Miller

Working in a small team to deliver high quality components to tight schedules, you will be required to produce precision components from 3D computer models and paper drawings.

Demonstrating proven experience in a CNC Machine Shop environment with a right first-time philosophy, you will be required to set and operate CNC 5-axis machines with Siemens Celos 840D / Heidenhain / Fanuc controls.



JRM is looking for suitably qualified fabricators to assist with the conversion of bespoke production vehicles, for an industry respected client, and manufacture of production parts.

Applicants must be experienced in production vehicle fabrication and repair with experience in welding any of following materials – Aluminium, 4130/T45/15CDV6 steel and Stainless steel.

In addition, they must be capable of reading and interpreting engineering drawings, as well as working freehand as required.

Knowledge of brake press, punches, hand tools and sheet metal work an advantage.


Purchasing Administrator

The Purchasing Administrator assists the Operations Team in the day to day running of the Manufacturing & Purchasing Departments.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities include assisting in the expediting of purchase orders to ensure suppliers are delivering to agreed dates and in line with our build programmes. Also assisting in the expediting of internal works orders to ensure departments are delivering to agreed dates and ensuring that any change to delivery date is communicated to relevant dept.

In general, you will play an active role in achieving departmental objectives such as cost reduction targets year on year, supplier reduction and improved stock levels.


Technical Buyer

JRM is looking for a Technical Buyer to facilitate the streamlined and cost-efficient day to day procurement requirements of Manufacturing and Project departments, within the budgeted remits.

Applicants will be required to work in collaboration with the internal and external stakeholders to procure the best pricing and effective delivery of stock, consumables and other products as required using a JIT approach.

Understanding of Purchasing MRP systems, Stores environments & related processes is essential.