Bringing the best people together within our specialised field. We are a driven, ambitious and dedicated team who welcome opportunities to make a real impact. Heading our Company is Matthew Clapp, Chairman and Director. Our Executive Committee comprises Glenn Weller, Jane Radford and Mandy Williams, ably assisted by our Support Team comprising Jade Graham and Rebecca Seaton.
Glenn is our Contract manager and currently deputises as General manager. He has been with the Company since 1987, becoming an assistant manager in 1990 and joining the senior management team in 1999.
He has extensive experience in protective treatments, particularly to railway bridges, viaducts, parapets and tunnels and has many years experience of managing services to the utility and rail industries and in particular to Network Rail infrastructure.
He is highly experienced in his field and has a wealth of knowledge on our preparation techniques and anti-corrosion protective treatments. Over the years Glenn has completed all necessary and relevant training and has achieved the competencies and expertise enabling him to manage our contract works. Glenn is responsible for liaising with both clients and suppliers with the aim of achieving the best possible outcome for the client.
Jane is our HSQE systems manager, quality manager, environmental manager, internal auditor and IOSH manager and has been with the Company since 2006, joining the management team in 2011. She has extensive experience in corporate administration and has undertaken a variety of training over the years including becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Secretaries, Site Management Safety Training scheme, Internal QMS Auditor, IOSH Managing Safety, IT2 presentations, IEMA Associate member, Practitioner Member of IEMA and Train the painter Trainer.
Jane is responsible for writing and maintaining our policies, procedures and management systems (quality, environmental, health and safety and FORS) and ensuring compliance with the relevant standards, together with statutory and regulatory compliance.
She is also responsible for ensuring compliance with our ISO 9001, ISO 14001, NHSS 19A, RISQS, UVDB, FORS, Constructionline, Acclaim, Builders profile accreditations and for the preparation of COSHH and risk assessments. Jane manages many of our compliance records, for example our regulatory register, significant environmental aspects and impacts register and is responsible for managing our internal audit systems.
Mandy joined SMS early in 2020 as our HSQE coordinator and has now been promoted to HR manager in addition to her HSQE role. She has many years’ experience in various HR and health & safety roles as a consultant, compliance coordinator, officer and administrator.
Mandy brings a wealth of H&S knowledge to SMS, including qualifications in CDM Regulations 2015, manual handling, risk & regulation, whistleblowing, fire marshal & fire safety management/risk assessment, health & wellbeing at work, fire safety management, IOSH, controlling workplace hazards, H&S practical application and GDPR.
She has introduced many new systems into our processes in order to ensure HR compliance, time management, disciplinary and grievance, monitoring the health and well-being of our employees and various aspects of HR including holidays, attendance, sickness, medical appointments, public duties and compassionate leave.
Jade is our administrator and joined the Company in 2019. She is the first port of call for enquiries, handles our incoming calls and reception and is responsible for routing all general enquiries to the correct department, creating and maintaining our contract site folders and collating and uploading records to Sharepoint.
Jade is also responsible for maintaining our enquiry log, purchase order log, hiring of plant and equipment, checking and reporting defects from our preventative maintenance schedules for plant, equipment and vehicles and arranging vehicle servicing, MOT’s and road tax.
More recently Jade has taken over administration of the powder coating records.
Rebecca has recently joined the Company as our HSQE assistant involved in our accreditations, memberships, HSQE monitoring and measuring, internal audits, monthly management meetings, annual management reviews and assisting the HSQE systems manager.
She is also responsible for accounts processing, sales and purchase invoice management, payroll including timesheets, working hours/driving time, pension administration, assisting our contract manager and HR manager and liaising with our external accountants Thomson Reid.