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Employee Spotlight – Paul Chapman

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There are lots of people who make up ADC, from our directors to our fabricators, engineers and office staff, we’ll be introducing you to all of our team over the coming months.

Today, we shine the spotlight on our Facilities Manager, Paul Chapman!


Name: Paul Chapman

Job Title: Fleet/Facilities Manager

Joined The JPF Group in: 8 years

What are your main responsibilities at The JPF Group? Looking after The fleet/vans & cars and managing the maintenance in the factory grounds.

What is your favourite thing about working at The JPF Group? Dealing with all different things, day by day.

If you could switch jobs with someone at The JPF Group for the day, what would you like to do and why? I would like to be a Project Manager for the day, just to go around and have a look a job that has been completed.

What are your favourite aspects of your job? Working with different people each day.

What is your least favourite thing about working at The JPF Group?  I haven’t got one really, If you do your job correctly, JPF/ADC is a very nice place to work.

What has been the worst job you’ve ever had? Night shift patrol security manager, 15 hour nights. Looking after 15 security guards, not a good job at all.

On Saturdays, you can find me: Babysitting or have a lager at home.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A policeman.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years’ time? Hopefully doing the same job.

What is your biggest accomplishment to date? Going from a Delivery Driver to a Fleet/Facilities Manager and learning to play the saxophone.

What is your guilty pleasure?  Having a curry at weekends and a can of lager. That is my rock and roll lifestyle now.

If we gave you £50 what would you spend it on? Music books.

Do you have any hidden talents/ what are you secretly good at?  I am a black belt in martial arts and I can play the saxophone.

What are you REALLY bad at? As you can see from the above spelling, it’s not my strong point, God bless spell check.

Describe yourself in 3 words… Happy, helpful, and hardworking. I think!

Tell us something we don’t know about you/ tell us something people would be surprised to know about you… I was once a long time ago a kiss a gram. That is another story. The things you do for your family.

If you could have one superpower what would it be? To disappear at weekends, so I didn’t have to tidy up and go shopping with the wife.

Who is the most famous person you’ve met? Brian Jones and Snake Davies, they’re very well-known saxophone players.


  • “ADC are a very professional company whom we enjoy working with. They provide a professional and efficient service providing benefits to us and our customers. Annabelle Williamson SDG Access.”

    SGD Access (Annabelle Williamson)
  • “Edge Hill University have been using ADC for the installation, servicing and reactive repairs of our automatic doors for a number of years. The work they have carried out is neat, tidy and has been delivered to a high standard. Site Engineers are always well presented, polite and communicate in a professional manner, Customer Service Excellence is a core requirement for Edge Hill University. I would not hesitate to recommend (working with) The Automatic Door Company. Technical enquiries are always responded to in a prompt manner, with Administrative Staff willing to help in any way they can.”

    Edge Hill University (Mark Burton, Facilities Manager)
  • “On a busy university campus its vital that the infra-structure runs smoothly. ADC have maintained and repaired the doors here for many years, giving us a very dependable service at a competitive price, and moreover total piece of mind.”

    Edge Hill University (Colin Francis, Maintenance Supervisor)
  • “ADC have serviced our automatic doors for a number of years now and we would highly recommend their service. They are quick to respond to enquiries and maintain a professional demeanour when on site. Their skilled engineers are friendly and always willing to go out of their way to help with any issues or queries we may have. We are very happy with the service ADC provide and wouldn’t hesitate to use them again.”

    Guardian Print Centre (Rob Court, Facilities Manager)
  • “The ADC Service engineers are highly reliable and hardworking. They are thoughtful of our needs and always willing to go the extra mile to help us, offering information and advice as well as quality service. We have worked with ADC for the past 9 years and we would use ADC for future works as we are pleased with everything they have delivered so far.”

    Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (Glyn Greenwood, Assistant Building Management Officer)

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With over 20 years of experience as the UK's leading automatic door specialist, we have expanded our services to span across England, Wales and the South of Scotland. We manufacture and install a range of doors systems, including automatic doors, roller shutters and gates and barriers, as well as offering automatic door service and maintenance contracts and repairments.

From Liverpool to Manchester, to Southampton and Bristol, and everywhere in between, our professional installation team will deliver customised automatic door solutions that meet your project requirements and budgets.

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