Meet the Team
James has worked at Rapid Welding for longer than he cares to admit, starting out as the tea boy and eventually working his way up to Manager back in 2015. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to Welding machines.
Outside of work he can be found in his garage working on one of his cars.
Rob is our Technical Director and mostly can be found in our workshop based in Portsmouth Naval Base, where he looks after all our customer also based there.
When he's not tinkering away on his latest project Rob can be found sailing around the Solent on his boat.
Karen has worked at Rapid Welding since 2010 and joined the Service Department Team in 2016. If you are calling the department she will be the friendly voice on the other end of the phone.
Away from work she enjoys going to comic cons, trying new real ales and is an avid Harry Potter fan.
Sam is the newest member of the team, joining us in March 2021. He is fully qualified in electrical installations and has four plus years experience in electrical engineering.
Outside of work he enjoys horse riding and travelling across tropical countries.
Phil is based in our workshop in Portsmouth Naval Base. He is our specialist gas engineer and CNC machining expert. He has many years experience on finding bespoke solutions to engineering problems.
Away from the workshop he enjoys being involved in environmental activities.
Shaun joined the team in February 2020 coming from a production electrical environment.
Away from the workshop, he enjoys spending time with his family.