Our Team

Ross Burns
Managing Director

Ross has been in the metalworking industry from leaving school, firstly, serving his apprenticeship then working his way through managerial roles to ultimately operating his own business in a short space of time. This shows the ambition, enthusiasm and drive which is the backbone of SMS. Ross is fully committed to continuous improvement and modern technology with his philosophy being investment, quality, delivery and customer satisfaction.

Peter Bailey
Accountant / IT / Planning / Company Secretary

Peter along with his professional qualifications has a wealth of knowledge in many areas of the business, with over 20 years’ service within the company. Responsible for the company accounts and IT management and implementation, Peter is a key member of the team and has played an influential part in the growth and expansion of the business.

Tony Hobin
Sales / Business Development Manager

Tony has gained extensive knowledge in numerous sheet metal companies over the last 30 years. He came to SMS in 2001 as a Production Manager, but now his experience is utilised in Sales and developing new business. Tony has a countless amount of experience and a fantastic professional rapport with customers.

Craig Bolton
Operation Manager

Craig has come from the automotive industry, with a strong sheet metal background. Time served, he then went into production management gaining experience in 5’S lean manufacturing methodology. For the past 15 years, Craig has held strategic roles in HR and H&S at senior management level within a global company. Craig brings a new approach and a wealth of knowledge and experience.


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