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Jon Ferriman

Technical Director, Tata Steel Europe

Jon Ferriman started his career as a fitter turner, then moved on as a mechanical engineer with a degree in engineering.

Since beginning his employment with Tata in 1983, Jon has held a number of senior roles in engineering and manufacturing, including a position as Hub Director for Strip Products UK covering the Llanwern and Port Talbot sites. Mr Ferriman was responsible for manufacturing, engineering, technical, HR, finance and support functions. During this time he oversaw an engineering programme, which included the £185 million rebuild of Port Talbot's No 4 Blast Furnace and the £53 million BOS (Basic Oxygen Steelmaking) Plant energy-generation investment.

In 2013, Jon was appointed Technical Director for Tata Steel Europe. As Technical Director for Europe, Mr Ferriman has responsibility for the delivery of Tata Steel's technical strategy to support the company's products and processes throughout its European operations.

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