Virtual Meet the Expert: Fife Fabrication Ltd, Engineering Services

Provided by My World of Work Live by Skills Development Scotland
Fife Fabrications Ltd is one of the UK's foremost advanced manufacturers of precision sheet-metalwork, electro-mechanical assemblies and precision machined components. John Penman is Managing Director of Fife Fabrications Ltd and he leads a great team at FiFab in the delivery of the company's objectives, service, quality and people development. A fellow of the Institute of Sales Management and with over 30 years at FiFab, he is passionate about the development of the young workforce. John was a non-executive director of Business Gateway Fife from 2009 to 2017 and chaired the BGF Board from 2010 to 2017. He is a member of the Executive Committee for Scottish Engineering and a board member of Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Fife. John was born in and still lives in Fife with his family. He enjoys watching football. John started his career as an apprentice and gone on to become a Managing Director and majority shareholder in the company.



Curriculum areas

Mathematics, Sciences, Technologies


Connection between skills and work, How skills, interests and strengths relate to work

Type of opportunity

Sector awareness

Target audience

Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)

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Venue/Location Details

Available to

Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Dundee City, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Eilean Siar, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow, Highland, Inverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney Islands, Perth & Kinross, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian

Date and time available

17th March 2021
9:10am - 9:50am
Spaces left: 4883

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