Technical Applications Team


Meet Your Problem Solvers

Have you got an Engineering challenge or a Pneumatic, Fluid or Motion control problem? Talk to our Technical Applications Team. Our Engineers have a wealth of experience and expertise having successfully completed countless projects in demanding industries ranging from Oil & Gas to Rail to Life Science. The team is ready and waiting to talk to you about your project, so why not make contact today?


 

UK Technical Applications Team


Neil Adams

 

Role:Project Manager

Bio:

Neil joined IMI Precision Engineering as a System Support Engineer in 2001. He now provides oversight, structure and support to the wider team activity and has a primary focus on activity serving the UK rail industry. During his time working and building experience within Rail, Neil successfully managed the specification and delivery of oil carry over systems to a number of the major train operators across the UK.

Expertise:
Project Management, Rail Industry & Applications

Contact:
Neil.Adams@imi-precision.com

 

 


Maria Collins

 

Role:Junior Applications Engineer

Bio:

Maria joined IMI as a Mechanical Engineering Apprentice in 2015. She graduated from our apprentice program in 2018 having been nominated as Apprentice of the Year along the way. She has been involved in a number of energy efficiency projects helping customers to reduce air consumption and running costs.

Expertise:
Air Saving & Energy Efficiency, PLC Programming, 3D CAD

Contact:
Maria.Collins@imi-precision.com

 

 


Paul Coyne

 

Role:Technical Support Engineer

Bio:

Paul began his IMI Precision Engineering career more than 30 years ago hired as a draughtsman in one of our production drawing offices. His current role sees him working with clients to improve their understanding of motion and fluid control systems. He brings vast knowledge of control systems and product applications to this role and is often invited into customers to run Lunch & Learn seminars on IMI’s products and solutions.

 

Expertise:
System Design, Process Applications, Training

Contact:
Paul.Coyne@imi-precision.com

 

 


Patrick Dowen

 

Role:Applications Engineer

Bio:

Having begun his career with IMI Precision Engineering in 2016 as a Design Engineer, Patrick joined the UK Technical Applications team as an Applications Engineer in 2018.  Pat can help you to reduce your manufacturing complexity and costs.

Expertise:
Custom Solutions, Manifolds, Actuator and Valve Modification, 3D CAD

Contact:
Patrick.Dowen@imi-precision.com

 

 


Andy Kirby

 

Role:Technical Support Engineer

Bio:

Andy brings expertise in mechatronics, R&D, design, CAD and project management. His experience spans a wide set of industries and is often assigned to projects that involve design and manufacture of complete plug-and-play systems that can be ordered under a single part number. Andy holds a degree in Mechatronics and  joined IMI in 1996 as a technical apprentice.

Expertise:
System Design, 3D CAD

Contact:
Andrew.Kirby@imi-precision.com

 

 


Ramesh Mistry

 

Role:System Support Manager

Bio:

Ramesh joined IMI in 1977, hired as an engineering apprentice. He has amassed over 40 years experience developing solutions to our customers' motion and control challenges. His deep expertise in electro-pneumatic control system design is helping our customers achieve efficiency and safety gains through use of system & cabinet solutions.

Expertise:
Control Cabinets & Panels

Contact:
Ramesh.Mistry@imi-precision.com

 

 


Tony Roberts

 

Role:Technical Manger

Bio:

Originally a time served Fabricator / welder, Tony joined IMI in 1999 following his graduation from The University of Liverpool.  His career with IMI has seen him take on a variety of roles across R&D, Design, Project Management on the way to his current position leading the UK Applications Engineering Team.

Expertise:
Air Preparation, Manifold Design, Medical Applications, Rail, Project Management

Contact:
Tony.Roberts@imi-precision.com

 

 


Basil Shead

 

Role:Applications Engineer

Bio:

Basil joined the IMI Precision Engineering Graduate Scheme in 2015 following his completion of a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Leeds University. Following the successful completion of the graduate scheme, he then joined the UK Technical Applications Team and is now the UK product champion for our new IMI Norgren ELION Electric Actuator range If you have applications that require the use of an electric actuator, be it for high force, multiple positions or complex movement profiles - Bas is on hand to support in any way he can.

Expertise:
Electric Actuation, ATEX Applications

Contact:
Basil.Shead@imi-precision.com

 


Charles Stevens

 

Role:Technical Support Engineer

Bio:

Fast approaching his 45th anniversary with IMI Precision Engineering, Charles Stevens is another Tech team member with huge experience and understanding of our industry. A no-nonsense problem solver, Charles has held a real variety of roles within the business from manufacturing to sales and through to his current role of Applications Engineer.

Expertise:
System Design, Control Panel Solutions & Material Handling

Contact:
Charles.Stevens@imi-precision.com

 

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