Neal Lafford

Position: Operations Manager

Years with Alpha: 8

Key Skills: Operations management, Production management, Lean manufacturing, Business improvement, Project management

Operations Manager, Engineer, Cricketer.

Neal, who had previously worked alongside Paul Clews at another local engineering company, joined Alpha in 2012 as Business Improvement Manager before becoming Quality Manager.

In 2019 Neal became Operations Manager as Paul made the switch from Operations Director to Managing Director. Neal’s impact across Alpha’s entire business over the past 8 eight years has been crucial in pushing alpha to the forefront of the sheet metal fabrication industry, implementing lean manufacturing practices and processes and helping to create a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

Diligent and hardworking, Neal now manages multiple teams including Production, Quality, Design and New Product Introduction. In his spare time, Neal is a keen cricket fan and plays regularly for a local team.

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We work with businesses in a wide variety of sectors with capabilities to offer short and long runs of metal products.

Make an enquiry, upload a technical drawing

We work with businesses in a wide variety of sectors with capabilities to offer short and long runs of metal products.