Paul Rastall

Paul Rastall

Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2008 - Present

Head of IT

SAS Automotive Ltd UK
  • Managing the IT function on a day-to-day operational basis.
  • Ensuring maximum availability of computer systems throughout the Company.
  • Responsible for the provision of IT infrastructure services including desktop applications, Local and / or Wide area networks, IT security and telecommunications.
  • Development and implementation of new systems.
  • Working with senior management to propose, agree and deliver IT service to defined Service Level Agreements.
  • Responsible for the IT Budget.
  • Managing the IT department including staff appraisals, disciplining, pay reviews and career development.
  • Responsible for IT hardware, software and maintenance procurement.
  • Developing and maintaining a disaster recovery plan.
  • Controlling the IT security policy.
Apr 2007 - Nov 2008

IT & Master Data Specialist

SAS Automotive Ltd UK
  • Responsible for Product Line Control Programs, Company Servers (Domain Controller, Exchange, File Servers, E-Check Servers, AS400, Linux Servers) 
  • Desktop / Application Support
  • Generating Reports for all Departments.
  • Plus all responsibilities in previous role below.
Mar 2004 - Mar 2007

Master Data, BoM & Systems Analyst

SAS Automotive Ltd UK
  • Responsible for complete management of Master Data within ERP system including Parts Master, EDI data, JIS data, Purchase/Sales Contracts & Bill of Material.
  • Generating reports for logistics Department.
  • Troubleshooting for all users of ERP system.
  • Change Management Leader for Logistics Dept.
  • Key Interface with IT Dept.
Feb 2003 - Feb 2004

Bill of Material Validation

Land Rover
  • Responsible for BoM Validation of numerous commodities.
  • Maintenance of Feature Requirements to ensue 100% accurate BoM to drive scheduling and sequenced BoM commodities.
  • Member of JLR PS2000 to CMSS3 System Migration Team.
Jun 2001 - Feb 2003

Material Planner

Land Rover
  • Responsible for assuring that the requirements for purchased items are filled in a timely and cost-effective manner and that stocking levels are maintained within established guidelines.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of supplier schedules, to meet production requirements and to maintain proper inventory levels.
  • Interface with Engineering, Quality and Production Departments.


Sep 2000 - Jun 2001

BA (Hons)

The University of Worcester
  • International Marketing
  • Advanced Management
  • Macro and Microeconomics
  • Trade Law
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Statistics
  • Strategic Management
Sep 1998 - Jun 2000


NEW College Bromsgrove
  • Marketing
  • Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
  • Organisations and Behavior
  • Business Environment
  • Common Law I
  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Strategy
  • Research Project
  • Managing Professional Development
  • Working with and Leading People
  • Managing Communications, Knowledge and Information
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Resources Development
  • Managing Human Resources



Production Line Control Systems

JIT Sequencing Systems

ERP System Management/Development

Project Management

Microsoft Server / Office


Accomplished, achievement-driven, and results-orientated Automotive Professional interested in IT or Logistics roles within a fast paced JIT Sequencing Environment.


  • Playing the Guitar
  • Football
  • Mobile OS Development