Key Staff

Managing Director:
General Manager:
Commercial Manager:
International Business Manager:
Customer Services Manager:

Total Quality Manager:
Warehouse Manager:

 

Mike Alston
Gordon Muldrew 
Steph Ferguson 
Zhang Guo Jian
Jacob Lindahl
Arnold Bernardo
Utsav Swadiya

 

 


  
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Mike Alston
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mike started working on scientific and technical aspects of Repco Engineering Foundry in 1977 and holds qualifications in Metallurgy, Chemistry, Information Systems and Management.  In 1985 he became General Manager of Hayes Metal Refineries, a non-ferrous ingot manufacturer.  After many years there, followed by 2 years of travelling, Mike formed  MetCast Services Ltd in 1997.  Mike has visited many molten metal related companies and events globally.  He worked for the foundry industry association, Casting Technology NZ Inc, for many years.  He organised more international and national conferences than he cares to remember, and is past Chairman.  Currently his hobbies include mentoring skilled immigrants to find meaningful work.

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Gordon Muldrew
GENERAL MANAGER

Gordon holds an Advanced Trade Certificate in Moulding and a Certificate from the AFS in Gating & Riser Design.  He has been involved in the metal casting industry since 1983 specializing in methoding and computer simulation.  Gordon currently sits on the Board of Governors, Casting Technology New Zealand Inc and is a former Chairman.

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Steph Ferguson
COMMERCIAL MANAGER

Steph holds an Engineering Degree in Chemical and Materials from Auckland University.  Before joining MetCast in 1998 she worked in materials scientific research and as Technical Manager for a global manufacturing company.

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Jacob Lindahl
CUSTOMER SERVICES MANAGER

Jacob worked as a General Manager for a Resort in Samoa before he came to New Zealand in 2006.  He is a qualified Swedish Head Chef with a Business Diploma.  He also holds a double title as a World Table Hockey Champion.

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Arnold Bernardo

Arnold Bernardo
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGER

Arnold worked as technician at a TV station in the Philippines and gained an Engineering Degree in Electronics from the University of the East.  He then worked in a multinational electronics manufacturing company serving customers like Yamaha, Sony and Panasonic, delivering products worldwide.  Arnold often travelled to Japan for extensive technical training.  Over the years he gained work experiences across all manufacturing disciplines.  Arnold is a certified 6-Sigma and Lean Manufacturing practitioner and holds a certificate in Small Business Management.

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Cory LookerUtsav Swadiya
WAREHOUSE MANAGER

Utsav is a qualified Metallurgist who comes from a family foundry background. He has experience in casting non-ferrous metals using various processes including the shell sand process. He has recently completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Business at ICL Graduate Business School, Auckland.

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