Getting to know Jake

Meet Jake

Name: Jake Willis            

Date Joined: September 2013

Likes: Festivals, Sports, Netflix

Dislikes: Doing Nothing

Favourite Holiday: Portugal

What’s the most important thing you’ve learnt working in the engineering industry?

To listen, take on board everything you get taught, don’t be scared to ask questions, and don’t be shy to voice your own opinions and ideas.

If you could try one other profession for one day only what would it be?

DJ, or a Footballer

Talk us through a typical day at Impress Group

There are no typical days, every day is different, with new challenges you face.

What do you find most interesting about being Commercial Engineer at Impress Group?

The different roles you have to undertake each day.

Do you have a motto for life?

Enjoy it. Life is a movie, but you don’t get a sequel.

What is your dream car, the one you know you will never be able to own but dream about?

Ferrari 458, or a Lamborghini Aventador, and I fully intend on owning one!

What motivates you to work really hard?

The above question.

You can invite three famous people (dead or alive) to a dinner party, who would you choose?

Leonardo Di Caprio

Sir Bobby Robson

Jack O’Connell

You can connect with Jake on LinkedIn here


Jake is a Commercial Engineer at Impress Group. He has 2 & a half years’ experience in the engineering industry.

After leaving school at the age of 17, he completed A Levels in IT Applications & Programming at Gateshead College, gaining 3 A’s in the process. He then began working at Impressive Welding as an Apprentice Admin Assistant, and has progressed to Commercial Engineer.

In his spare time, Jake enjoys watching sports, playing 5-a-side & trips away.

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