Joel is passionate about providing our clients total satisfaction on projects we work together on and building lasting business relationships.
As General Manager he is responsible for the company’s market direction and decisions made on the product ranges we provide to the industries we support.
Joel took the role of Division Manager in March 2018 after being involved with project management and sales at UPG for 6 years and has been involved with the piping world since his first job.
Sales Team Leader
Josh joined UPG in 2020. He’s responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the internal sales team, including providing internal sales support to the sales team staff and quoting projects to our customers.
He’s a key member of our sales team and provides our customers with exceptional service to “Make Your Job Easier”.
David joined our sales team in mid-2019, coming with years of experience in the industry.
When not in the office, you may catch David attending your house-fire as a volunteer fighter. Well, we hope you don’t have to meet him as such!
James joined our team as Group Purchasing Manager in 2021. He is a great addition to our team, having recently worked in the supermarket space, he knows how important it is that we have the right products at the right time.
After work he is interested in listening to podcasts and keeping up to date with the local property market.
Warehouse Team Leader
Daniel came to lend his basketballer captaincy capabilities to our team in early 2017. No, we don’t really take advantage of his basketball skills but he’s a key man on our dispatch team. In 2021 he took on the role as the Logistics Team Leader, and brings his passion and organisational skills to the team, ensuring our customers receive our goods on time.
Fabrication Team Leader
Jason joined the UPG team in 2014. He is an experienced member of our fabrication team and in 2021 he took on the role as Fabrication Team Leader in the workshop. He has worked on various sites in the Wellington region, welding anything from critical trunk water mains to tank connections, on a range of polymer materials.
Spending much of his time in the factory has built up excellent knowledge on a range of machinery.
Tool Repairs and Technical Support – Team Leader
After having worked in the UPG fabrication team for a few years now, Grant has moved across to run our Tool Repairs and Servicing department, along with offering customers technical support on any welding machines. He has a vast knowledge of machinery and having worked on a variety of welding equipment himself, relates to the everyday challenges presented to contractors in the marketplace.
You can contact him directly for any tool repairs or servicing requirements on 021 406 575 or email@example.com to log a repair job.
Christine joined Satius Group in 2018 and assists with UPG’s accounts team. Being well-organised, she looks after accounts payable and accounts receivable, ensuring accounts are settled on time.
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