The Management Team

S entinel Manufacturing has an experienced and focused management team. The team use the latest management reporting software to analyse data, ensuring that improvement and efficiency is constantly strived for and achieved. 

Paul James

Managing Director

Paul heads the Management Team, having accumulated the necessary experience and skills across the business spectrum in purchasing, commercial understanding and financial controls. Taking the leading role within a highly motivated team, Paul exemplifies loyalty and work ethic.

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 07973 772583

Matthew Taylor

Director of Operations

Matty first started out as an Engineering Apprentice with Sentinel Manufacturing, and 17 years later has established himself as a key player on the manufacturing side of the business. Matty has recently been promoted and is now responsible for all manufacturing and logistical functions and the involved workforce.

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 07894 605623

Tracy Cooke

Finance and Systems Manager

Ten years with Sentinel Manufacturing sees Tracy established as an integral cog in the functionality of the business. Her stringent and meticulous attitude enable her to champion the company’s financial necessities and lead a small administration team.

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 07788 685334

Dave Wills

Engineering Services Manager

As the longest serving member of the Management Team, Dave offers a vast array of engineering expertise and experience. These attributes allow Dave to implement key functions within the business, such as new product introduction and procurement/maintenance of machine tooling.

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 07834 622224

Ian Rose

Product and Materials Services Manager

Ian has 30 years of experience in all aspects of the Supply Chain specialising in purchase and supply. Previous employers have included major engineering manufacturers such as Rolls Royce and Perkins Engines. 

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 07834 622223

Alice Guest

Sales and Marketing

Alice who graduated from the University of Northampton, has been appointed at Sentinel Manufacturing to lead a new Sales and Marketing initiative.  

Alice has been tasked to implement a more dynamic and effective approach to Sales and Marketing, in order to enlarge the customer base and enhance the Products and Services available at Sentinel Manufacturing.

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 07891 001233

Chris Dorricott

Quality Engineer

Chris has 10 years of experience working at Sentinel, developing from a skilled machinist to his current position in which he has helped guide the company to achieve the SQEP Caterpillar Quality Standard. Chris has a crucial role in achieving and maintaining Sentinel's high quality standards. 

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 07972 156504

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We specialise in CNC machining. Our knowledge and expertise can provide consultation and engineering solutions.


Particular expertise is held in ensuring cleanliness and making critical products for power generation equipment.


The latest CAD technology is used, offering clients expert design solutions at all stages of product development.

Call us on +44(0)1743 443 880

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