Ellis firm appoints new operations manager

Cable cleat manufacturer Ellis Patents has appointed a new operations manager to look after all aspects of its manufacturing activity.

Monday, 6th July 2020, 11:00 am
Rick Butterfield has joined the Rillington-based business from Dale Power Solutions.

Rick Butterfield has joined the Rillington-based business from Dale Power Solutions and has taken direct responsibility for everything from production planning and project costing to building and plant maintenance and repairs; continuous improvement initiatives to the management of all stores, warehousing and despatch.

Ellis’ technical director Stephen Walton said: “Rick impressed us all from the moment we first met him, and we all look forward to working closely with him for many years to come.”

Mr Butterfield said: “Ellis is well respected in North Yorkshire; being seen as one of the best employers in the region. When I saw this job opportunity I didn’t hesitate to apply, despite the fact I’d spent nearly 20 years with my previous employer.”

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