The Team

Our Whale 3D team..

Jim Sargent 07801011729

Job Title: Technical Services Engineer

Experience in Whale: Jim has been with Whale for 5 years with extensive experience in the latest advanced 3D printing technology, He has more than a decade of experience in the manufacturing of highly technical products adopting lean manufacturing principles. Jim is the technical lead for 3D printing within Whale, and has vast experience in the latest advanced 3D printing techniques working in collaborative partnership with world leading 3D printing experts – Stratasys.

Area of expertise: Advanced 3D printing – with specialist expertise in 3d printing software, machinery, techniques, materials he ensures that customers receive the best possible prototypes available, notably designing leading edge 3D printed mould tools for use in test production runs, and innovative product design.

Barry Ward

Job Title: Engineering Administrator

Experience in Whale: Barry has been part of the Whale team for 3 and a half years, with the first 2 years spent building up his expertise in highly technical product manufacture including expertise in electronics and gas systems, he is now focussed on advanced 3D printing. Barry is highly skilled in 3D printing techniques, including handling 3D print software and materials, managing and maintaining the 3D printing machine suite to ensure that we deliver the finest models on time every time. His attention for detail is evident in the excellent standard of finishing and painting techniques he applies to 3D models produced for Whale and our 3D print customers.

Area of expertise: Advanced 3D printing – with specialist expertise in 3d printing software, machinery, techniques, materials, finishing, spray painting and detailing.

Andrew Peoples

Job Title: Product Development Engineer

Experience in Whale: Andrew started his career in Whale 3 years ago on his vocational year during his Design Engineering Degree in which he received a first class honours which reflected the excellent design work he completed during his placement at Whale. Since then Andrew has successfully designed and launched several new products delivering these on time and leading to sales in excess of budget.

Area of expertise: Andrew’s key strengths are in Graphic Design, 3D modelling CAD work, 3D printing as well as qualification and experience in latest Abobe Creative Suite packages, offering a perfect combination of design flair and practical product development for manufacture.

Mark Lowry 07779781188

Job Title: Moulding Manager

Experience in Whale: Mark started work with Whale 15 years ago with experience in procurement and scheduling providing the perfect foundation for managing Whale’ Polymer Injection Moulding operation. The suite of 13 machines ranges from 20 to 200 tonne capacity, and with more than 1600 components being moulded to be supplied to Whale’ production, and more than 50 tools changes per week, managing a team of 25 on a 24 hr / 5 day working pattern, Marks analytical strength ensures that all runs efficiently and smoothly.

Area of expertise: Polymer injection moulding, supplier negotiations, sceheduling and management.