Engineering Team

Our Engineering department support all our functions with their savvy wit and hardworking application of their engineering knowledge. They have a good sense of humour, don’t suffer fools gladly and are extremely passionate about getting things working quickly again.

Whether it be fixing a light or attending a major breakdown on a piece of machinery, they are extremely tenacious to ensure the end result is achieved and work collaboratively with Production and other departments on planned and preventative maintenance issues.

They also work collaboratively on complex, long term engineering projects such as the installation of new machinery, from design, quote stage through to completion and running.

They ensure our machines are maintained to maximise efficiencies on the line to create an efficient business for our mission. They are truly honourable people with a passion for the Trojan way of life.

Grahame Haldane

Engineering Manager

Grahame has been with the business since 2002. He joined in Production and was developed into the Salads Engineering Manager circa. 2007. He undertook a HND in Electrical Engineering, supported by the business. Grahame was subsequently moved to the Veg site in 2013 to undertake projects there on behalf of Phill and the business. He is often found running around buying and ordering stuff, and implementing new machinery.

Grahame is a huge lover of dogs and a massive supporter of pet charities, particularly Spaniel Aid. He does a number of charity venture for them such as walking the hills to raise awareness and funds for dogs for the blind. He lives at home in Leeds with his wife Michelle and his herd of dogs and other small furry friends.

Telephone: 0113 383 8400

Kevin Sparrow

Engineering Manager (Salads)

Kevin joined the business after leaving the Army and conducting a number of interim projects for food businesses around the UK. He Joined in June 2016 and has been a key player in the Salads business for improving machinery efficiency. He has an excellent knack for planning and ensuring people are informed of equipment installation and works alongside Phill Beresford to ensure the daily management of the Engineering team is as efficient as possible.

Telephone: 0113 383 8400

Phillip Beresford

Head of Engineering & Group Projects

Phil is certainly a whizz when it comes to engineering! He is one of the longest standing employees of Troy Foods, leading our engineering and projects sector to its best successes, mainly focusing on our new Lofthouse site, making lines for our Pre-prepared Veg range!
Phil loves a bit of Rock and Roll, mountain biking, and driving his motorbike!

Telephone: 0113 383 8400