WHAT OUR PEOPLE SAY

The happiness of our staff is paramount to the successful deployment of a project. Learn more about our wider team of personnel representing M&E out in the field by reading some of our staff stories

"I have worked on and off for M&E for ten years as a mechanic. You will not find a better company to work for"
 
"A welfare guy saw you every week and the money was excellent and always in the bank on Friday"
 
"Compared to some contractors they were outstanding"
 
"I'm the wife of one of the guys out in Kuwait. M&E communication with Dave was fantastic"
 
"I worked for M&E and had absolutely no problem with them"

 

Case Studies

Scott Robertson

What do you do?
I’m a lead mechanic at Germersheim Army Depot.

What excites you about the job that you do?
There is much variety here as this job, unlike most garrisons here in Germany, we handle all inbound equipment that is due to be delivered to units across USAFEUR. With the stock changing from one week to the next, the time just seems to flyby!

What impact does the role you do have on others?
With maintaining the time sheets and holiday requests here for all M&E personnel, I believe that I have gained the respect and trust of all people working at GAD.

Why do you do what you do?
Since working at GAR for the past 3 years, I have settled down and now having a family here gives me the opportunity to thrive.

What’s tough about it?
There isn’t much that could be said about working here or for M&E that I would classify as tough.

How does M&E support you?
In the 8 years that I have been with M&E they have always found work for me, pay is always on time and the support of the office staff has always been there when I have needed them (thanks guys!).

 

Dave McIntosh

 

What do you do?
I am a Supervisor for the Block 3 Upgrade completion and M&E on site POC in Kuwait.

What does a typical day in your role look like?
Organising the work for teams throughout the day, insuring they have all the manpower, parts and skill-sets to compete all tasks on time.

What excites you about the job that you do?
Organising multiple teams for multiple tasks and ensuring they all come together to meet our deadlines.

What impact does the role you do have on others?
My role allows the M&E workforce to concentrate on their tasks, creating a faster, higher quality turnaround.

Why do you do what you do?
I like the challenge.

What’s tough about it?
Being away from family for long periods of time.

What is most rewarding about what you do?
A sense of achievement, knowing that what we do is saving lives every day on the front line.

What has been your proudest moment?
Working as an in-bed with 2SCR; helping to train their soldiers and working with them on a 15 month tour / deployment to Iraq.

How does M&E support you?
They always provide 24 hour support.

 

John Gray

What do you do?
I work in Quality Control.

What does a typical day in your role look like?
Fault and snag finding of all newly built trucks.

What excites you about the job that you do?
Providing a quality product for operational use by our Military Customers.

What impact does the role you do have on others?
I ensure we supply only quality products for sale to customers.

Why do you do what you do?
I like to push myself on every contract.

What’s tough about it?
Being away from family for long periods of time

What is most rewarding about what you do?
Knowing that my work is helping to save lives on the front line in war theatres.

What has been your proudest moment?
Providing finished trucks off the production line with zero defects.

How does M&E support you?
In country and UK help when needed on most matters.