Paul Hattersley – Operations Manager
Paul’s career started after extensive training in the IT sector, and rapidly finding himself as a freelance Tutor / Designer / Tester.
He carried out a range of contracts over the years tutoring clients company employees in IT skills at a corporate level, as well as Website design and development contracts and system / software security testing contracts.
From early in his career he developed a trusted reputation due to the sensitive nature of many of the contracts, and the preferred person to speak to in the sector for many companies including famous high street names. The next chapter in Paul’s career saw him move to industry specific IT applications and enjoying success as a specialist stores manager for Hull City Council, tasked with computerizing their stock operations. Eventually Paul became a highly experienced CNC Algebraic programmer at C. Jackson & Sons Ltd. Responsible for the management of not only £2 Million of highly specialized machinery, but also the entire department and staff. Paul was also placed in charge of Health and Safety Risk Assessments as well as management of the transport fleet for the company. Development for Paul didn’t stop there and he undertook training in the Japanese systems of running Poka-Yoke Error Elimination practices, Kanban stock accountability management systems and Lean Manufacturing efficiency systems.
The management working in conjunction with Mike Craven saw Paul’s potential, and through Mike’s personal request, Paul was transferred to the role of E-Commerce and Operations Manager for the new company developed by Mike in conjunction with the Jackson family: Jackson’s Medical Auctions Ltd.
Under Mike’s tutelage, Paul transferred his extensive management / IT / organisational skills to the medical sector within this company and rapidly found a new career. Paul was a key component in the development of the company website, his previous knowledge allowed him to become a vital member of the team.
Paul began to enjoy success alongside Mike organizing Live Auctions, running Online Auctions, developing an international client base, implementing a regimented stock control system, marketing the company and selling the widest variety of medical equipment from Ophthalmoscopes to MRI’s.
Paul was also responsible for achieving the title of NHS Approved Auctioneer status for the company.
Paul now brings the knowledge developed at Jackson’s into the Mike Craven Medical ltd brand completely. Now as the Operations Manager for the company, he continues to deliver the same level of service and excellence, and represents the next stage of growth in the company.