Chris Marchant – Director

Chris is our newest member of the board joining in March 2019.

Chris’s current role encompasses responsibility for both ISO and Automotive quality standards, including many of the customer & legislative requirements for products being manufactured. As part of the North Devon Electronics Ltd Management Team, Chris also helps support the strategies and policies for NDE, including regular updates with the directors from Goonvean Holdings (NDE’s parent company), and it is this extensive experience and knowledge that he brings to the the operational function of the Board of Directors.

Starting his career as a craft apprentice for J&S Marine in 1981, Chris has stayed in manufacturing throughout his career. Commencing with his first quality role in inspection during the latter part of his apprenticeship, he has progressed into Quality Management and subsequently Operational Management positions, working both in the UK and Europe. Chris is currently Quality & Compliance Manager for NDE, holding the IQA Chartered Members Status.

NDE is based in Braunton and is currently the UK’s only independent automotive-approved coil winding company. NDE also produces custom manufactured coil wound/assembled products for the aerospace, scientific, industrial, oil & gas, medical and renewable energy sectors.

Group Training and Development
Group Training and Development (GTD) Limited was established more than 40 years ago by a number of like-minded manufacturing companies in North Devon. It was created with the vision of promoting and advancing the provision of Apprenticeships in this area, primarily within Engineering, and to provide support to local employers and their trainees in the form of Apprenticeship Training.

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