Getting to know Steve

Name: Steve Long

Date Joined: February 2013

Likes: Cricket, football, music

Dislikes: Reality TV, Cold Weather, Decorating!

Favourite Holiday: Puerto Pollensa - Mallorca

Advances in machine and cutting tool technology.

No-one knows everything!

An interest in how things work and how they are made.

Professional Cricketer.

There isn’t one!

Every day is different as there are a lot of different areas I’m involved with.

Treat people how you wish to be treated.

Never be worried about asking questions about your job, no matter how daft you think they might be.

Aston Martin DB5.

Giving my son the best start I can.

Muhammed Ali, Noel Gallagher, Alex Higgins.

You can connect with Stephen on LinkedIn here


Steve Long is a Quality Manager at Impress Group. He has more than 19 years’ experience in the engineering industry.

After leaving school at the age of 18, he served his apprenticeship at GT Group and came out of his time as a CNC Miller. Steve worked as a CNC Miller, programming, setting and operating at various companies around the north-east, in both sub-contract and aerospace environments.

Upon joining IPM Steve gained some experience in the quality department, then a short stint back on the CNC Mills, before becoming a Production Engineer in August 2014.

In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with the family, holidays, sport and music.

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