In May, we had several new members join the Scot JCB family at various roles up and down the business. To celebrate this, we caught up with a few of them to get to know them more and welcome them into the business!

Here's what we found out:

 

Lisa Hull, Central Invoicing Administrator – Glasgow

 

 

 

What attracted you to come and work in your role?

It was the opportunity to work within the industry with a higher profile company.

What did you do before joining Scot JCB?

Before working for Scot JCB, I used to work as a Hire desk administrator for Gap plant and tool.

What are you looking forward to the most in your role?

I’m most looking forward to Building relationships with my colleagues and clients

When you’re not at work, what do you like to do?

When I’m not at work, I enjoy playing computer games, reading, knitting and running 

What 3 words your friends and family would use to describe you?

I think they would describe me as Adventurous, quirky and funny

Who would be your 3 ideal dinner guests, past or present?

It would have to be my fiancé and my two cats Eris and Rico. My favourite part of the day is being together after work having dinner then chilling in front of the TV for a wee hour.

 

Ryan Hendry, Apprentice Engineer – Huntly

 

 

What attracted you to come and work in your role?

What attracted me to come work hear was that everything I was being told about the company from family and friends was good and nobody had anything bad to say.

What did you do before joining Scot JCB?

I was in school till 4th year and had a part time job with another mechanic company.

What are you looking forward to the most in your role?

The part of this role I’m most looking forward to is becoming a time served mechanic.

When you’re not at work, what do you like to do?

When I’m not at work I like to play football and fix motorbikes.

Who would be your 3 ideal dinner guests, past or present? 

Donkey, Granda and Kevin hart.

 

Cameron Ross – Marketing Assistant – Glasgow

 

 

What attracted you to come and work in your role?

For me, it was the opportunity to come and work in an established and growing company. The opportunities within my role were also a big factor me deciding to join the team.

What did you do before joining Scot JCB?

I've just completed my master’s at Strathclyde, so before working here I had lots of time in retail when at Uni. I worked for a company based in Barcelona during the lockdowns too as I couldn't travel abroad for my exchange. 

What are you looking forward to the most in your role?

Having studied Marketing at Uni I’m looking forward to using my previous experience and learning into my new role. I’m excited to learn more about the products and services, going to events, and meeting the rest of the staff in the business. 

When you’re not at work, what do you like to do?

I run and play for a football team as I am a big football fan, I’ve been going to games and playing for as long as I can remember. I love music and play guitar, so going to gigs is always a favourite pastime for me too. I love going out for food with family and friends and trying new places whenever they pop up!

What 3 words your friends and family would use to describe you?

That’s a tough one, I asked my family to fill in for me and they said “Intelligent, determined and Funny” (I’m picking the best of the bunch there). Whether people agree with that the more they know me, I guess I’ll wait and see!

Who would be your 3 ideal dinner guests, past or present? 

If I could have anyone, I would take David Attenborough, Chris Evans and Dave Grohl, I think that would be a good mix of conversation.

 

Alex Goodbrand, Sprayer Engineer – Forfar

 

 

What attracted you to come and work in your role?

I would say it was the opportunity to Work on Agri machines and to work with JCB machinery too.

What did you do before joining Scot JCB?

Before coming to work for the Scot JCB Group, I used to work on heavy plant in the construction industry.

What are you looking forward to the most in your role?

I’m most looking forward to learning new skills within my role, and all the excitement that comes with that.

When you’re not at work, what do you like to do?

When I’m not working, I like to go out on my downhill bike, and of course spending time with my friends and my family

Who would be your 3 ideal dinner guests, past or present? 

If I could have anyone, my 3 ideal dinner guests would be Sam Hill, Rachel Atherton, and Gee Atherton

 

Mark Littlejohn, Apprentice Engineer – Aberdeen

 

 

What attracted you to come and work in your role?

I was attracted to this job because I have always loved machines and mechanicals.

What did you do before joining Scot JCB?

Before coming to work for the Scot JCB group, I worked on the family farm and worked at the mart too.

What are you looking forward to the most in your role?

I am looking forward to being able to work independently, the opportunity to do stuff on my own 

When you’re not at work, what do you like to do?

When I’m not working, I like to help on the family farm

What 3 words your friends and family would use to describe you?

Likeable, Funny, Determined

Who would be your 3 ideal dinner guests, past or present? 

My 3 ideal guests would be Guy Martin, ken block, and My dad 

 

Make sure to give them all a warm welcome the next time you see them!