Meet the key members of our team
Meet the team here at DTE Motoring centre.
Dee - Company Secretary,credit control & service advisor.
Dees role within the business is as our company secretary & credit controller. She is a semi qualified accountant and has twenty five years retail and customer service experience. She is also one of the company MOT managers whose role is to oversee and monitor MOT standards and performance within the company. She also is mum of two of our technicians and is a trained First Aider.
James - Senior Vehicle Technician,MOT Tester & Admin Manager
James has many accolades & industry qualifications that he has achieved during his 24 years as a vehicle technician; these include city & guilds part one & two in motor vehicle repair & service, he has also completed many other one & two day courses including vehicle diagnostic, abs, climate control, diesel engine systems, can bus & multiplex electronics and many others which he passed with distinction. James is our senior technician and has also been an authorised MOT tester for ten years. James also has the responsibility overseesing our administrative compliance with the government rules on mot testing.
Fonsie - Vehicle Technician
Fonsie has only one qualification, Forty years of hard work on cars, he has seen the trade evolve from horse and cart to a high tech computer driven industry. He has however rolled with the changes and has mentored many apprentices that will always remember him fondly.
Pete - Vehicle Technician
Pete is now a qualified vehicle technician. He has worked within the business for the past five years and shows great potential. He excelled at Bromsgrove new college where he studied for 3 years for his NVQ level 3 city & guilds. Pete has developed an extraordinary understanding of vehicle alignment and geometry, setting up many exotic and unusual vehicles ranging from kit cars to Porsche’s, Ferraris’, Mercedes, and BMW’s Etc. Pete is also keen to develop his customer service skills whilst carrying out all his normal duties as a vehicle technician.
Steve - Vehicle Technician
Steve has worked at DTE for five years and has progressed from being a Saturday lad, to an apprentice and now holds the position of Technician. Throughout his time here he has shown very strong practical skills coupled with a high level of enthusiasm and unusually strong commitment toward his work. He is now fully qualified as a vehicle technician having gained 12 city and guilds qualifications at Bromsgrove New college.
Paul - Director
Paul is the Managing Director of DTE his career started as a YTS tyre fitter twenty nine years ago, he achieved three city & guild awards and numerous individual qualifications in both management and practical skills. Since then he worked his way through the ranks to run depots & regions within some of the UKs largest retail chains and equity's eventually completing a management buy out of a company he was running. After five years of development and growth Paul decided to sell his shares in what was one of the UK largest independent tyre dealerships just retaining DTE Kidderminster. His aim was to give a unique and personal service to each and every one of his customers at DTE.
RIP Murphy, Jan 2000 - 09/09/2014 definitely a man's and woman's best friend. Thanks mate you will always be with us.