Meet the Team

At Jans Composites we pride ourselves on our shared drive for success and positive ‘can do’ attitude throughout the workforce. Our core team is highly skilled, competent and meet each new challenge head-on. Within the company, we have personnel with many years’ experience in Fiberglass specific design, materials, manufacturing and costing.

Jeff McMullan
Managing Director

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Jeff has 20 years of experience in every aspect of Composites manufacturing. In 2005 Jeff and his team set up the Composites manufacturing division in a dedicated factory in Northern Ireland to manufacture and supply GRP components. The company quickly became established as one of the largest GRP manufacturing facilities in Ireland.

 

Within his career path, Jeff has fulfilled the roles of Development Manager and Production Manager and has been directly involved for 19 years in the manufacture and supply of GRP components to Wrightbus and many other important customers. Jeff has used his wealth of experience to set-up a GRP Composites manufacturing facility in India. After 2 years in Asia, he returned to Northern Ireland in 2016 to take up the role of General Manager in the current facility. Very recently Jeff has taken-up the position of Managing Director of Jans Composites.

John Elder
Commercial &

Operations Director

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John studied at Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Ballymoney, and went straight into the GRP industry, within Production of glass fibre as a finisher in 1997. He worked through various sectors until becoming the master pattern & mould maker. John joined Wrightbus in 2005 as a master pattern maker, his hard work and lean ethics were quickly recognised, and John was promoted to section manager in the external business sector.

John continued to apply his methodology in Lean principles to advance the company forward, along with developing the processes to suit the customer needs and looking at new manufacturing methods and R&D.

In 2016 John took over as Operations manager of the complete composite’s division within Wrightbus, before beginning his role as Commercial & Operations Director at Jans Composites in 2019.

Jonathan Moore IEng  MIMechE   Lead Design &

Structural Engineer

+44 (0)28 2544 7392

Ciarán Carey
Composites Design Engineer

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Elizabeth Dempster
Purchasing Coordinator

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Paul Palfrey
Stores Coordinator

Neil Craig
Production Manager

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Neil Richmond
Development Coordinator

Edel Healy

Finance Controller

+44 (0)28 2544 7394

Alexandra Chiriac
Costing & Systems Configurator

+44 (0)28 2544 7395

Stephen Kerr
HSE & Facilities Manager

+44 (0)28 2544 7390