Like our customers, we're manufacturers too

The Facteon Advantage

Facteon成立于1981年,是Fisher & Paykel Appliances内部的工程部门,现已发展成为工厂解决方案、智能制造和工业物联网技术领域的国际化专家。作为海尔工业智能与自动化板块的成员,我们能够利用全球联系网络来扩大规模并满足您的需求,并从全球寻找最佳技术来满足您的特定需求。许多大规模制造商委托我们为其设计、建造和维护生产工厂。我们负责确保他们的产品在市场上的品质表现。同时,我们还在为他们的品牌增值和维护其在客户中的声誉方面扮演重要的角色。

作为面向消费产品业务的一部分,这是我公司特质中最重要。这意味着我们不仅仅是一家设备供应商。我们在发展过程中,始终密切关注制造业所面临的挑战。这使得我们能够为您建造新的智能工厂并提供支持,成为面向制造设计解决方案开发与实施的专业机构。我们旨在通过结合工业4.0和工业物联网技术,应用智能制造原则来消除您制造过程中的痛点,让您能够专注于以高效和一致的方式向客户交付卓越产品。

Our Global Leadership Team

John Cochrane

John Cochrane

General Manager - Facteon Group

John began his career as a Chemical Engineer. He has since worked across the globe, holding over 20 years’ experience in senior management. Having lived and worked in China for several years, John speaks conversational Mandarin and he has a keen interest in Chinese culture. Part of John's time in China was spent working with NZTE in a government role as Trade Commissioner. John also has a depth of experience in the area of predictive maintenance having helped manufacturers to optimise their operations through improving overall equipment effectiveness. John leads the Facteon Group in delivering the latest automation, Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions to factories across the globe.

Eric  Zhao

Eric Zhao

General Manager - Facteon China

As General Manager of Facteon China, Eric leads the team to ensure the delivery of world-class machinery, Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT solutions in factories across China. Eric also has long history and strong relationship with Facteon’s parent company, Haier, having supported its operations since 2001 in both national and global markets in a variety of roles. Eric holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Renmin University of China, as well as a Bachelor of Economics from Sichuan University.

Ken Jakeman

Ken Jakeman

Principal Engineer

As Facteon’s Principal Engineer, Ken brings an unrivalled depth of technical expertise and commercial acumen. Championing the culture of innovation within Facteon, Ken leads our R&D function while collaborating with our engineering, machinery assembly and digital manufacturing teams. Having held a variety of leadership and mechanical engineering roles internationally, Ken’s wealth of knowledge informs Facteon’s product roadmap and strategic direction. He holds a NZCE and Bachelor of Engineering, First Class, from University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Ken is also IntPE and CPEng registered.

Reinaldo  Silva

Reinaldo Silva

Head of Digital Manufacturing & Automation

Reinaldo leads Facteon's digital manufacturing and automation team that is responsible for the development and implementation of our portfolio of digital products along with the delivery of robotics and automation projects for manufacturing industries. He works closely with our Principal Engineer and our R&D team on the development and validation of our Portfolio Extension roadmap that combines digital and engineering concepts and the application of emerging technologies, such as computer vision and AI, to solve complex manufacturing challenges.

Brad Abraham

Brad Abraham

Head of Engineering

A mechanical engineer by trade, Brad leads Facteon’s design, manufacturing and build teams as Head of Engineering. Brad’s role centers on streamlining the operations of Facteon’s machinery design and build teams to ensure the fluid progression of your project as it moves between the hands of our in-house experts. Brad is motivated by the opportunity to deliver flexible and robust manufacturing solutions through a combination of the latest engineering techniques and knowledge of the manufacturing environment that comes from decades of experience on the factory floor.

Nathan Soich

Nathan Soich

Head of Sales & Marketing

Nathan has a background in marketing and product having worked for a range of global B2B organisations in ICT, automation and ag-tech industries. As Facteon’s Head of Sales & Marketing, Nathan is the voice of the customer within Facteon, overseeing marketing operations, strategy and our sales channel. Nathan is passionate about the deployment of leading edge technologies to deliver value in manufacturing facilities from the moment of implementation. He is a regular speaker at technology industry events and guest lecturers at Tech Futures Lab.  Nathan holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a double major in Marketing and Management from University of Otago, New Zealand.

Sheryl Jamieson

Sheryl Jamieson

Head of Group Human Resources

As Head of Group Human Resources, Sheryl is responsible for overseeing Facteon's New Zealand and China operations. She has held Human Resources roles in a range of industries at a senior level. Sheryl holds a Bachelor of Psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources. 

Ray Russell

Ray Russell

Control Systems Manager

Joining Facteon in 1994 with a background in avionics and automated test cell integration, Ray manages Facteon’s Automation and Control Systems department. Ray and his team of highly skilled engineers are responsible for the automation of machinery, keeping abreast of the latest technology and developing the machine level Industrial IoT layer.

Trent Cornwall

Trent Cornwall

Design Manager

Joining Facteon in 2018, Trent is responsible for managing our team of skilled design engineers. With over twenty years' experience in mechanical design, Trent has a broad skill set with experience in highly specialised areas such as sail and yacht design, as well as the design of production machinery for a range of industries.

Andrew Stackpole

Andrew Stackpole

Assembly Shop Manager

As Assembly Shop Manager, Andrew has responsibility for a team of highly skilled machine builders. He manages the entire build process from initial assembly through to installation and commissioning, both in Facteon's facilities and on customer sites. Andrew has held a range of positions across the business including Machine Builder and Project Coordinator. 

 

 

 

Phil Webb

Phil Webb

Manufacturing Manager

Phil has experience in engineering and machining work across both the racing and specialised machining disciplines. Joining in 1994, he has worked in a variety of functions from manual machining to CNC operations and production management. Currently, Phil manages our machining business unit for internal and external customers.

Andrew Pass

Andrew Pass

Purchasing & Logistics Manager

Andrew manages Facteon's purchasing and logistics operations across New Zealand and China. Having worked internationally, Andrew has experience managing procurement operations in a variety of industries. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science from Staffordshire University and a Graduate Diploma in Business from University of Auckland.