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Distag Lisburn Team

Our Lisburn Team

“Our strength is our team” is a key feature of the Distag philosophy. We work hard to find team members who “go the extra mile”, and we are proud of the reputation we have for exemplary Customer Service. We have over 60 employees in the UK and Ireland, 22 of which have completed 15 to 28 years service. One of our most important aspirations is to be a company that is “nice to do business with”, so we hope you enjoy “meeting” our teams here, and learning a little more about them……

Julie McKenna

Julie McKenna

Branch Manager - Lisburn

Julie joined the Company originally as an office junior in 1987, when it was operating as Flexequip. In 1996, Julie progressed to the role of Business Development Manager and relocated to the office in Wales, where she looked after the UK market. In 1999 Julie came back to Lisburn and continued to work as a BDM, focused on building sales in NI & ROI, before assuming the role of Branch Manager. Julie is responsible for the day to day running and sales activities for the Lisburn office. Julie enjoys travelling, with NYC being her favourite destination that she has visited so far! She also enjoys shopping & socialising with family and friends.

Contact Me
jmckenna@distagqcs.com

Siobhan McKibbin

Siobhan McKibbin

Internal Account Manager

Siobhan is another long term employee of the Company, entering her 31st year of service. She joined in 1985 when the Company was operating as Flexequip Hydraulics. Siobhan is experienced in both purchasing and sales roles and she is responsible for manging our weekly van delivery service. Siobhan works closely with the warehouse team to facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the daily workload, ensuring that we meet the delivery requirements of our customers. Siobhan's granddaughter occupies her time at weekends, along with her 2 pug dogs. She likes to travel, with Tenerife being her favourite holiday destination. She also enjoys the occasional flutter at the horseracing, cooking and socialising with friends and family.

Contact Me
smckibbin@distagqcs.com

Alison McCormick

Alison McCormick

Internal Sales Coordinator

Alison joined Distag QCS in August 2011, bringing with her, years of experience working in sales & customer based management roles. Alison has also recently completed an Open University Foundation Degree in Business Studies. Alison is responsible for the Internal Account Management of our Hydraulics customer base in Northern Ireland and general office duties, working closely with the sales team internally and externally to ensure we meet the needs of our customers. In her spare time, Alison enjoys walking her dogs on her local beach at Murlough Bay, Yoga, cooking and socialising with family and friends.

Contact Me
amccormick@distagqcs.com

Philip McKenna

Philip McKenna

Hose Assembly Supervisor

Phil joined the Company in October 2009, he was responsible for the picking and packing of orders, receiving in new stock and replenishing shelf stock. Phil has since progressed to the role of Hose Assembly Supervisor, he is responsible for the production of our OEM & Distribution hydraulic hose kits. He works closely with the sales team to facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the daily workload, ensuring that we meet the delivery requirements of our customers. Phil is a keen golfer and enjoys watching football & rugby, he also likes walking and travelling. He enjoys socialising with friends and family, going out for drinks, food & entertainment!

Andy Gill

Andy Gill

Hose Assembler & Warehouse Assistant

Andy joined the Distag QCS team in September 2006. His role includes the production of our OEM & Distribution hydraulic hose kits, along with general day-to-day warehouse duties. He works closely with the other team members to facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the daily workload, ensuring that we meet the delivery requirements of our customers. Andy is a keen golfer and plays most weekends...he also likes to go away on a few golfing trips every year! He also enjoys other sports and likes to watch the F1 and the MOTO GP. Andy enjoys socialising with his friends and family, going out for drinks, food & entertainment!

Adrian McFarland

Adrian McFarland

Warehouse Assistant

Adrian is another of our long-standing warehouse team members, he joined us in 1991 when the Company was operating as Flexequip Hydraulics. Adrian is responsible for delivering all orders on our free van delivery service. He can provide our customers with on site technical support and advice relating to hydraulics. He is also responsible for the picking and packing of orders, receiving in new stock and replenishing shelf stock and all other day-to-day warehouse duties. Adrian likes to travel and enjoys the great outdoors, with walking, shooting, hunting and fishing being some of his favourite pastimes. He is also a keen jogger, competing most years in the local 10km fun run! Adrian also enjoys socialising with friends and family, going out for drinks, food & entertainment.

Gary Coates

Gary Coates

Warehouse Assistant

Gary is another long-standing employee, entering his 37th year of service. He joined in 1979, when the Company was operating as Flexequip Hydraulics. Gary has a life-time of experience working in Hydraulics, he can provide our customers and other sales team members with technical support and advice relating to hydraulics. He has held various roles over the years, from warehouse duties to purchasing. He is now responsible for the picking and packing of orders, receiving in new stock and replenishing shelf stock and all other day-to-day warehouse duties. Gary works closely with the sales team to facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the daily workload, ensuring that we meet the delivery requirements of our customers. Gary is a keen golfer, playing most weekends, he also likes to go away a few times a year on golfing trips! Gary also enjoys socialising with friends and family, going out for drinks, food & entertainment.

Contact Me
gcoates@distagqcs.com

Francis Watterson

Francis Watterson

Hose Assembler & Warehouse Assistant

Fran joined the team in January 2011. His role includes the production of our OEM & Distribution hydraulic hose kits, along with general day-to-day warehouse duties. He works closely with the other team members to facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the daily workload, ensuring that we meet the delivery requirements of our customers. Fran is a keen golfer and he enjoys watching Rugby and Football. His 6 rescue dogs take up the majority of his spare time, he also enjoys socialising with friends and family and going out for drinks, food & entertainment!