Our Team

BOB BALL
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Bob joined Amies Plastics in 1991 as Quality Manager. Other than work and family has a mad passion for fishing.

Simon-Stewart-Smith-Technical Manager

SIMON STEWART-SMITH
TECHNICAL MANAGER

Simon joined Amies Plastics in 2016. He has had a varied career including toolmaking and the automotive sector. He is also a Nottingham Forest fan (say no more!)

Terry Millward

TERRY MILLWARD
WORKS DIRECTOR

Joined Amies in 2008 as Works Manager, moving from the high-volume Caps & Closure sector. Serious DIY’er, loves bikes & fishing (Bob’s prodigy!)

IAN WILSON
PRODUCTION MANAGER

I joined Amies in July 2018, who were a supplier to myself in my previous role as a Purchasing Manager. I always enjoy using the facts to resolve a challenging situation.

Clare Cooper

CLARE COOPER
QUALITY MANAGER

Clare joined Amies in 2008, background in textiles and the automotive sector. If she’s not at Amies you might find her running in her favourite place, the Lake District.

MICK UMNEY
QUALITY INSPECTOR

Jane’s beleaguered husband. Background in I.T. before joining Amies in 2013. Been on the telly with Jane (serious general knowledge head!)

Andy Gill

ANDY GILL
PROJECT ENGINEER

Joined Amies in 2017. Automotive pressings man and boy, but enjoying the challenge of plastics. Moved to Matlock recently, and rekindled his interest in cycling.

Ian fletcher

IAN FLETCHER
QUALITY ENGINEER

Ian joined Amies Plastics in 2016 from the foundry industry. His interests include D.I.Y and cycling.

JANE UMNEY
OFFICE MANAGER

Jane worked for our accountants before joining Amies in 2009. Don’t challenge her on numbers (you’ll lose!), football and quiz shows floats her boat (been on the telly!)

KATHRYN MOWBRAY
ASSEMBLY SUPERVISOR

Kathryn has been at Amies since 1984. After work you would find her in her creative room making cards and artwork (super talented).