We are committed to our hard-working team who are the backbone of our company. Our staff members regularly take part in team building events, manufacturer training and appraisals. We also have various policies in place to ensure our staff are happy and satisfied in their job roles, as this ensures that customers are provided with the best possible service.
The national apprentice scheme is something we invest time and resources into. Not only does it support training young people to gain valuable knowledge we also feel that it enables us to pass on important skills and maintain our high standards of both engineering and customer service.
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Supporting charity's is also something we are passionate about. Over the years our employees have taken part in many different events for a variety of different charities including, Macmillan, Action Medical Research and Circus Star. We support our employees to participate in local or national events and provide sponsorship and other support where we can.
Updates about events we have participated in and upcoming events can be found on our News Page.
Meet The Team
Kevin Sime - Managing Director and Service Manager
Kevin qualified as a catering engineer in 2001 when he worker as a Service Engineer for one of the Country's Leading Catering Equipment Specialists.
In 2008 Kevin decided to become self employed and from this in 2009 Sime Catering Equipment became a limited company. Since this the company has grown from strength to strength on the reputation and customer relations built by Kevin.
Ann Kahrman - Director and Accounts Manager
Since completing her OND in Hotel and Catering Management in 1974 Ann has worked in many settings within the Commercial catering Industry. As an Operations Manager for Warwickshire County Caterers, she managed the kitchens of approximately 50 school across the county and then went into a similar role for Coventry City Council within Social Services.
Ann became part of the Sime Catering team in October 2015, she has brought with her a vast amount of knowledge and understanding of the industry and an inside perspective of our customers requirements.
Emily Sime - IT Manager
Emily works alongside Ann in the office completing a range of administration tasks, and working with our engineers to support them in their use of technology. Emily has experience working in an office environment.
She also has previously worked in a commercial catering environment in a social enterprise, teaching adults with learning disabilities to train in different roles in the catering industry.
Mark Carr - Service Engineer
Mark has over 30 years experience within the industry and spent 17 years working for one of the Country's Leading Catering Equipment Specialists.
Mark specialists in Rational equipment and pressure boilers. He has also trained six apprentices, including Kevin, throughout his career.
Jedd Baker - Service Engineer
Jedd has now left Sime Catering, to start his new adventures with his wife in Australia. We wish both Jedd and Missy all the best in their exciting future.
Joshua Kahrman - Apprentice
Joshua is starting his apprenticeship in September 2017. Joshua is comping straight to the Sime Catering Team from school and will be attending college one day a week while training on the job with both Kevin and Mark.
Pig - Office Dog
If you visit our Head Office in Atherstone, you are in for a warm welcome from Pig. Visitors are her favourite part of the day.
Scarlett Keilty - Office Assistant
Scarlett works in the office with Ann, supporting customers and doing administration, during Emily's maternity leave.
Scarlett has a range of experience working on a one to one basis with a variety of customers in a range of different environments. Bespoke customer service is her area of specialty and she always aim to provide the best customer service she can.
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