Evolution 2019

Steadfast in support of both UK manufacturing & regional productivity development, Lintott COO, Jamie Thums, opened the New Anglia Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Group’s “Evolution” conference.  The event was a tremendous success, attended by manufacturing & engineering businesses as well as organisations which provide supporting products & services.  In his opening speech, Jamie commented; “The local sector reflects & taps into the regions’ diverse economic strengths; with links into the supply chain of specialisms across: Agriculture & food production; Aerospace & aviation; Transport & automotive; Pharmaceuticals & life sciences; as well as Energy.

“The sector is at the forefront of innovations in efficiency & productivity, which is of course, helping to boost the national & international competitiveness of the sector.”  For nearly four years, Jamie has been the Chair of the NAAME Group.   For more information, please click here.

BQF Excellence in Employee Engagement Judge

Once again, Lintott is delighted to announce its support of the British Quality Foundation & the 2019 UK Excellence Awards.  Chief Operating Officer, Jamie Thums, is a member of the judging panel for the “Excellence in Employee Engagement” Award.  Jamie, a trained & experienced EFQM Excellence Assessor since 2006, was previously a member of the senior management team at UK Excellence Award Winner, AESSEAL plc.

Good luck to all entrants! For more information please click here to be redirected to the Awards webpage.

UEA Speed Interviews!

Ever-keen to support up & coming technical talent, Lintott Managers James May (Technical Manager) & Ellie Woodrow (Operations & People Manager) were only too happy to participate in speed interviews at the UEA. Second and fourth-year engineering students were ready to impress during the event which took place late January. With just 12 minutes allotted, each candidate had to ensure that their pitch really sold their competence & work ethics.

Following the event, Ellie Woodrow commented; “A brilliant occasion to not only nurture the engineering champions of tomorrow, but to further increase knowledge of the Lintott brand within the undergraduate pool. We’re always on the look-out for talent & we’re committed to the objective of Lintott – an employer of choice.”

We’ve reached 200!

It is with great pride that Lintott announces its 200th community-based event within four years.  Since the formalisation of the Company’s Community Engagement Policy (which provides colleagues with paid time off to work in the community) Lintott has pioneered & contributed to many great causes.  This has involved with many great organisations including charity, civic, industrial & academic partners to create value in the community.  Well done & thank you to everyone involved – here’s to many more events & even greater value!

Celebrating South Norfolk Business!

Recognising & celebrating Norfolk-based business, Lintott was delighted to provide its expertise as a panel judge at the South Norfolk Business Awards – Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing category (sponsored by Mirus Aircraft Seating).  The winner will be announced at the awards gala on 5th February at Dunston Hall (for more information, click here).  Good luck to all short-listed finalists!

New Appointment: Director of Engineering

Lintott is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy Whilding as Director of Engineering. Andy joins the Company from the University of East Anglia & is responsible for all technical aspects associated with the design of Lintott’s products. Spanning both academia & industry, Andy has amassed considerable academic & applied technical expertise & has strong research-based knowledge & connections akin to the Company’s product & innovation programme. A chartered engineer, Andy also has significant people development skills, reflected by a Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

In his past employment, Andy also worked at Corus Colors, Proserv UK & East Coast College.

Christmas Charity Spectacular!

Getting into the Christmas spirit, Lintott’s team held a “Christmas Charity Spectacular” mid December.  In addition to celebrating the festive period, the event was held to raise money for charity.  Activities included wearing Christmas-themed attire & a Christmas cake sale.  All told over ÂŁ250 was raised to be spread across several charities (Great Ormond Hospital Charity & the Hamlet Centre).  Well done!

Christmas greetings, office closure & emergency support

Throughout 2018, Lintott demonstrated its integrity, competence & desire to continuously improve & outperform. The year saw the Company receive further external recognition & accolades in response to its business strategy, practices & industry-defining use of technology. Plans for 2019 will accelerate process, product & people developments further still – watch this space!

With 2018 drawing to a close, Lintott’s directors & staff would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support throughout the year & to wish you a very happy Christmas & a prosperous New Year.

Although service & production colleagues will be operating throughout the festive period, please be advised that the office will formally close around 15:30hrs on Monday 24th December & re-open on Wednesday 2nd January 2019 at 08:00hrs. During this time, if you require emergency product assistance please telephone 0870 112 1883.

We look forward to working with you again in 2019!

The Manufacturer interviews Lintott COO, Jamie Thums

In November, Lintott’s COO, Jamie Thums was recognised as one of the nations Top 100 manufacturing figures. During the Digital Manufacturing Week which featured at the same time, Jamie was interviewed by Nick Peters, Editorial Director at The Manufacturer. To view the interview, please click here.  Earlier this month, Lintott was also featured on BBC’s Look East.  This highlighted how many businesses are reshoring their manufacturing capabilities back within the UK, & in particular, the East of England.  

Primary Engineer STEM Event

Lintott’s team of 10 STEM ambassadors reflect the Company’s passion to engender the next generation of budding engineers & technicians. On 6th December, Lintott’s Principal Engineer, Jason Hart, participated in the first part of an event ran by Primary Engineer, held at Hethel Innovation. Primary Engineer seeks to bring engineering & engineers into primary classrooms & curricula. This day-long event involved working with teachers in two projects: The first was to transform a shoe box into a basic cart & to test it climbing a slope. The second was to build a battery-powered cart, which also had to climb a ramp.

Next year, Jason will join teachers in helping to deliver the thought-inspiring project to tomorrows aspiring engineering talent.