TAG Energy Solutions at Haverton Hill has announced a number of key appointments for its new offshore wind tubular production facility.
The new recruits will be part of the 100-strong workforce that is being assembled to operate the facility, which is currently under construction and expected to be complete in spring 2011.
Among the new appointments is new Head of Engineering, Mike McHugh. Mike has over 30 years experience in structural design, fabrication and construction on major bridges, industrial and commercial buildings and oil and gas projects.
He has previously worked as Operations/General Manager at Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Director at Tees Alliance Group. As Head of Engineering at TAG Energy Solutions he will be responsible for the design and drawing for production and the design development of the offshore wind turbine foundations.
Working alongside Mike will be Production Engineer Mark Selby. Mark previously worked in this role for a process instrumentation control company. His job involves defining and optimising the production process to ensure efficient and on time delivery of equipment and services.
Also joining is Quality Manager Phil Gladwin. Phil has been involved in Quality Assurance, inspection and certification for 35 years, working for major companies including Total, BP, Shell and Exxon Mobil on offshore oil and gas projects around the world.
Phil will be refining the TAG Energy Solutions’ Quality Management System to align processes of the new fabrication facility to meet the requirements and specifications of renewable energy sector clients.
Rounding off these key appointments are Jamie Wales, CAD Draughtsman, Tony Smith, Document Controller, and Sarah Marshall, Procurement Officer.
Alex Dawson, CEO of TAG Energy Solutions, said: “There is a wealth of skilled people in the region who have relevant experience and knowledge which can be readily transferred to the renewables sector. These six appointments are part of the ongoing recruitment process for the initial 100 jobs which our new facility will create. We look forward to welcoming more recruits of this high calibre to the team.”