Jay Humphries

Polymer Development Manager

Kingspan has allowed me to overcome my weaknesses and expand my strengths.

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How long have you worked for Kingspan?
16 years

What’s Kingspan like to work for?
Kingspan is a reliable employer that you can build a future upon.

If you could give a new employee any advice what would it be?
If you want to succeed, be prepared to work hard and treat every obstacle as an opportunity to learn and improve.

Kingspan prides itself on technical expertise. Have you seen this during your time with the company?
I was given the opportunity to experience, learn and contribute to Kingspan’s chemical processing and panel production. This allowed me push the boundaries of our technology in the areas of thermal insulation and fire science.

What has been the highlight of your career so far?
Jointly developing QuadCore, our latest innovation in insulated panel technology, with Martin Gilbride and passing my Master’s Degree in Manufacturing Management and Technology.

How has Kingspan helped you to develop as a person?
Kingspan has helped me overcome my weaknesses and expand my strengths. Communicating my own learning and experience to individuals new to the business helps them to develop and grow too.

My Kingspan career in 3 words: 
Creative, challenging and rewarding. 

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