John Norton

Manufacturing Director

John became our Manufacturing Director in 2019 and is charged with enhancing operational efficiency through the further implementation of lean manufacturing techniques, digital tools and automation.

Before joining Sonardyne, John worked for a number of organisations including GE Oil & Gas, Thales, Schlumberger, Daler-Rowney and DRS Technologies UK. During that time he managed five factories across a variety of sectors covering oil and gas, defence and fast moving consumer goods.

John has a B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering with Business Studies and is certified in production and inventory management.