Decades of Glass Experience


STEPHEN OTTLEY
General Manager

Stephen has 15 years sales and operations management experience, including 3 years in the glass and window industry. Prior to Joining the world of glass – Stephen Worked for two of Christchurch largest made to order businesses – Skope and Moffat. Stephen is responsible for the sales side of Stake Glass a role which includes dealing directly with all of Stake’s customers on a regular basis. You can look forward to a visit from Stephen as face to face is always best.


PETER KELLY
Operations Manager

Peter has a wealth of operational management experience working for Coca-Cola and various Fletcher divisions. 


Rochelle
Admin Team

Looking after the office – the admin team are all experienced in the art of keeping the business wheels turning and handling clients day to day needs. If there is anything that needs addressing on the admin front please call one of the team directly on 03 3487778.


Gudrun
Admin Team

Looking after the office – the admin team are all experienced in the art of keeping the business wheels turning and handling clients day to day needs. If there is anything that needs addressing on the admin front please call one of the team directly on 03 3487778.


Tracey
Admin Team

Looking after the office – the admin team are all experienced in the art of keeping the business wheels turning and handling clients day to day needs. If there is anything that needs addressing on the admin front please call one of the team directly on 03 3487778.


DYLAN LEYS
Edgework Supervisor

Dylan has 10 years experience within the cutting, edge working and CNC areas. Dylan is an expert CNC programmer/operator and also ran a high volume edge work department, dealing with straight line edging, mitering and beveling machinery. Dylan was in charge of process flows and production planning through the department.


DAN SEARLE
Customer Services

Dan has had 7 years in the glass industry, which focused on glass processing and furnace operation, Dan also won glass processing apprentice of the year. Following qualification he specialised in the cutting of glass. He was a member of the NZQA committee rewriting the framework for glass and glazing apprenticeships to reflect current glass processing practices.


DANIEL GALT
DGU & Furnace Operator

Daniel’s 4 years experience in the glass processing industry, specifically in the areas of cutting and furnace makes. Daniel adds to the team experience in tempering all types of glass including technical glass. Daniel also brings experience in the building and logistics industries.


DAN WILLIAMS
Double Glazing Supervisor

Dan has 8 years experience in glass processing in the areas of cutting and double glazing with the last 2 years spent as cutting supervisor with a large glass company. Dan has a vast knowledge of all glass types including technical glass and required handling techniques to ensure a quality product is produced.


SIMON JOHNSEN
Quality Manager / Waterjet & CNC Programmer

Simon is one of New Zealand’s experts in CNC programming and operation with 9 years experience in the glass industry and a tertiary qualification in process engineering and process flow. Simon also has experience in effects painting, specifically in edge banding.


SHANE COSTER
Maintenance Manager

Prior to working in the glass industry, Shane was working within the building industry as an engineer with Carter Holt Harvey. Most of Shane’s 2.5 years in the Glass industry has been spent as the maintenance manager of a large glass factory.
Shane is also a qualified fitter and turner with experience in electrical diagnosis and repair.


RAY LOW
Furnace Supervisor

Ray has 11 years of experience operating furnaces and is an expert in the convection furnace process. Ray is one of a few operators that can competently run triple silver low emissivity glass which is the most difficult of technical glass types used in New Zealand. Ray was a long-term furnace supervisor in a high volume glass processor running up to 19mm float glass and was responsible for all compliance, standards and training within the department.


JOHN TOWNSHEND
Despatch Supervisor

John has 30 years experience in the glass industry covering purchasing, selling, re-glazing and despatch – the last 11 within a high volume despatch department with 6 years as supervisor.
John is a very experienced driver and an expert in ensuring all glass is separated and available in full for glaziers.