Rising Star Award

James Maile - Manufacturing Champions Rising Star Award Nominee

PEME’s James Maile has been shortlisted for the ‘Rising Star’ award at this year’s Works Management Manufacturing Champions Awards.  The awards event takes place on 03 December in Manchester and will be attended by many manufacturing companies and key industry decision-makers.

This national award is presented to the apprentice / graduate or manager under the age of 25 who has made the most impressive start to his or her manufacturing career. Judges are looking for a go-getter with an uncanny knack for delivering project success. The winner could have delivered an innovative new factory floor process or have a track record in smashing KPIs and exceeding management expectations. Raw talent and the determination to deliver tangible results are the order-of-the-day in this category. 

James is employed as a PEME Engineering Team Leader supervising a group of technicians in completing maintenance on manufacturing plant. James completed an advanced mechanical apprenticeship and then progressed as a PEME Reliability Technician supporting various blue-chip manufacturers. He has recently completed a HNC in Mechanical Engineering at the College of West Anglia in Wisbech. No stranger to an award nomination, James was also a finalist in this years IET Technician of the Year Award.

James was nominated by PEME Associate Director, Barrie Robinson who said “the fact James has been short-listed for 2 national awards is no fluke, he has proven himself as a Team Leader on two sites and is able to achieve results with his teams due to his commitment, humour and under-lying knowledge of reliability techniques and asset care improvement initiatives”.