Justin has been active on each level within TFG Group, from a highly skilled tradesman to an in demand project manager, through to further education and the position he has niche himself today. His leadership has enabled TFG to forge solid relationships with clients, while motivating and managing the overall operations at TFG. Justin has exceptional aptitude for implementing innovative practises and increasing company resources through professional business mentoring and is a vital component in the success of TFG throughout Australia and internationally.
Justin believes the positive corporate culture of TFG Group is pivotal in each project or business venture undertaken.
“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” – Tim Duncan
Tom’s optimistic and pro-active approach to establishing and maintaining a successful team are evident in his strong leadership. He also has the capacity to initiate a project and manage and conclude many elements within the project successfully such as finishing on time and within financial forecasts. Tom maintains and directs a team of highly qualified and experienced Business Development personnel and Project Engineers/Estimators while consistently communicating effectively with clients to provide optimal TFG Group team performance.
“Do it once..Do it right…”
Lachlan Kelly initiates and manages projects throughout all phases in the Austline division of TFG, ensuring a smooth process for the client. Lachlan has many years’ experience with installations and exceptional technical skills with proven engineering experience in mild and stainless steel, aluminium and exotic alloy fabrication.
Lachlan’s skill set lies in co-ordinating fabrication and installation projects and with his outstanding managerial skills he focuses his strengths in project managing, scheduling, optimizing efficiencies, and ensuring success to all your fabrication and project requirements.
Lachlan is a valuable team member who possesses strong leadership skills and brings professionalism to the TFG Group.
“The courage of leadership is giving others the chance to succeed even though you bear the responsibility for getting things done.” - Simon Senik
Damien graduated from Queens University Belfast with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and has gained a valuable 8 years’ stainless pipe fabrication experience in the food, beverage and processing industries.
Damien provides exceptional accuracy in tendering and quoting and coupled with his strong focus on people, he creates win-win situations for all clients. His talents and skills have brought an extremely professional component to the TFG Group Engineering team. Damien demonstrates leadership strengths and has proven his ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment with critical deadlines. His well-organised approach with attention to detail and technical expertise ensures every project is managed within budget forecasts. Damien is a definite asset to our TFG team and his proven ability to ‘think outside the box’ in identifying problems and implementing innovative solutions will be an advantage to your company’s next project.
“A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything” – Irish Proverb
Mark is a dedicated and results driven project manager with impressive achievements working predominately internationally in the processing industry. Mark’s expertise in meeting tight time schedules, while maintaining a high quality of workmanship has gained him an impeccable reputation in the brewing and processing industries. He has over 25 years’ experience in a competitive industry focusing on exceeding client expectations for delivery of projects with optimum safety and quality assurance. Mark brings an abundance of highly regarded technical knowledge to the TFG team and his ability to manage and motivate his workforce in highly pressurised and challenging environments is an asset to TFG Group.
“High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation” – Charles Kettering
Emily is TFG Group’s extremely professional and self-motivated Finance and Payroll Officer. Emily plays an integral role in our balanced team, who work together to achieve the best possible outcome for TFG and our clients. Emily uses her excellent attention to detail and analytical skills to ensure finances at TFG are managed effectively. Emily brings strong organizational abilities combined with effective corporate communication skills and her “best practises” to the team. Emily is a proven asset to TFG Group.
“My mission in life is to not only survive but to thrive: and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour and some style” – Maya Angeou
Marcus is TFG Group Workshops leading hand and supervisor, who manages his role with expertise. He is responsible for Weld Quality Control and Non-destructive testing (NDT), workshop administration and overseeing all specialised fabrications that exit our workshop. Marcus is a senior member of the TFG team with extensive experience and a proven track record of excellence in workmanship.
“Attitude is contagious – is yours worth catching?” – unknown
Chantelle is TFG Group’s Office Administrator. Chantelle has strong interpersonal skills which enables her to work closely with team members, clients and TFG suppliers. She has proven herself to be an asset in her accuracy, incredible attention to detail and ability to take on new tasks with professionalism. Chantelle’s calm, positive and friendly approach to her daily tasks such as timekeeping, accurate tracking of projects and marketing assistance, right through to maintaining effective document control of our Integrated Management System is an asset to the administration team. Chantelle completes all TFG Group commitments and engages the “glass is half full” philosophy in all she achieves.
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible” – Francis of Assisi
Valerie is our Office Administrator who has gained a wealth of experience from within TFG Group. Valerie offers her administrative expertise to a wide variety of tasks and has many years’ experience in working collaboratively with clients. She ensures TFG Group is well regarded in processing accurate invoices. Valerie has a positive, disciplined and ethical approach to her role at TFG and this is evident in her commitment to our company values and mission. Valerie’s abilities lie in her positive attitude, passion and energy to empower others.
“Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can fall together” – Marilyn Monroe
Vanessa is our valuable Marketing Manager whose passion and friendly nature permeates through the team at TFG Group. She is able to communicate TFG’s vision and deliver results using creative marketing strategies and many different innovative resources. Vanessa brings an artistic and inventive aspect to all promotions and has outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills allowing her to work effectively in a team as well as autonomously. Her passion for marketing is evident through her proven ability to develop and maintain TFG’s brand and philosophy whilst upholding our values and culture. Vanessa’s kind and bubbly personality makes her a valued asset to the TFG Group team.
“If there was no change, we wouldn’t have butterflies” – unknown
Kirstie is responsible for TFG’s human resources function which supports the company in matters relating to people and organisational effectiveness. Kirstie uses her strong communication skills to ensure the human resources and QHS at TFG are managed professionally and effectively. Kirstie is assisting in shaping organizational culture, managing staff member satisfaction and weighing the success of change initiatives within the TFG team.
Kirstie brings with her many years’ experience with building a work environment where open communication is the key to success.
“Life is a stage and you only get one performance. Make it a good one.” -Unknown
Lorraine’s passion in her role as TFG Group’s Finance and Administration Manager is evident in her exceptional attention to detail in all managerial and administrative tasks. Lorraine reports to our General Manager and ensures her team is providing accurate financial and administrative reports to Senior Management, all with a very positive and enthusiastic “can-do” attitude. She has a strong background in finance and administration and displays this with her exceptional time management skills. Lorraine’s commitment to TFG’s values of continuous improvement and her ability to analyse situations and take corrective actions allows the administrative team to be lead and operate in a supportive environment. Lorraine has a happy and bubbly personality which engages everyone to participate and to make each day in the office, a day of purpose and achieving the best possible practices.
“When it rains look for rainbows – When it is dark look for stars” – unknown
Ashley adds instant value to our team with over 25 years’ experience in engineering, estimating and quality assurance and control. His key strengths include accurate tendering, problem solving and liaising successfully for optimal win-win outcomes with all stakeholders. Ashley has comprehensive proficiency in project programming including monitoring of critical path activities and scheduling of works and looks forward to applying his broad skill set and integral knowledge to your future project or fabrication requirements.
“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But when you listen, you may learn something new” – Dalai Lama
Mitchell has joined TFG Group after completing his Masters of Professional Engineering majoring in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Australia. As TFG’s graduate engineer, Mitchell has a passion for tackling diversity in projects and fabrications with a strong focus in analysis and design. He has established a niche within our team, providing exceptional efficiency in assisting senior engineers with a solution based approach to drafting and designing. He is also technically proficient in 2D and 3D AutoCAD and demonstrates outstanding IT competencies. Mitchell possesses strong interpersonal and written skills and will deliver value focusing on profitability and innovation for all stakeholders.
“Ability is what you’re capable of doing, motivation determines what you do, attitude determines how well you do it” – Lou Holtz
Paul’s expertise lies in 20 years’ experience in the stainless steel and fabrication industry specifically the food, dairy, brewery and pharmaceutical industries throughout Australia and overseas. Paul’s strengths include effective communication, strong leadership skills coupled with comprehensive planning and attention to details. Projects managed under Paul’s leadership are delivered safely, meeting challenging time and budget constraints, without compromising quality.
Paul possesses a highly professional work ethic and will bring a wealth of impressive and diverse industry knowledge to your next mechanical installation or project.
Paul is a key member of the TFG team with his aptitude in communicating effectively, liaising with clients, management and tradesmen Paul has forged a strong niche as an extremely committed and focused Manager within TFG.
“It’s not your aptitude, but your attitude, that determines your altitude” Zig Ziglar
Lenon has 15 years of extensive experience within the stainless steel mechanical installations and fabrication in the Food, Beverage, brewing and Pharmaceutical industries. Lenon provides for TFG a state-based Victorian manager who has successfully completed projects with complex time challenges and budget variations to optimum project efficiencies.
Lenon will bring a commitment to your current or future project that ensures with his strength in strong decision making and management, the best outcome for your company’s installation project.
Lenon possesses a natural ability to motivate, problem solve and attain superior efficiencies from within his team of tradespeople to complete successful plant upgrades, fabrications and mechanical installations with complete attention to detail.
“Be humble Be hungry and always be the hardest worker in the room" Dwayne Johnstone