The Team at CMS | Mechanical Engineering Services

Our People

Our key people have all been with us since the business was established in 2006.

Dennis Gore – Managing Director

In the industry for over 30 years, Dennis’ experience includes oil refinery pipefitting and aerospace machining in London, mining construction in Bougainville and plant installations across New Zealand and Australia, along with marine engineering and project management.

With his depth and breadth of experience, Dennis brings a wide range of skills and technical knowledge to CMS.  His ability to think outside the square and create practical, sensible solutions is an invaluable and unique trait.

Your first point of contact will be Dennis, and he is always keen to assist clients with their planning and problem solving.

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Dennis Gore, Managing Director @ CMS


Tony is a highly skilled mechanical fitter (NZCE Mechanical, NZCE Power and Plant) who has worked extensively in the aircraft maintenance industry.

Since working for Contract Mechanical Services, Tony has been involved in turbine installation & overhaul, chemical plant fabrication and installation and various other projects as detailed below.

Tony leads his projects from the front and harnesses his abilities to get the best results for all his customers.  Tony is a very effective communicator, keeping our customers well informed as the project progresses, and his confidence and skill in solving problems gives customers confidence in our work.

CMS Projects Tony has managed:

  • Genesis Energy - Huntly e3p gas steam turbine generator installation
  • Transfield - Manapouri Powerstation 1/2 life rebuild
  • Transfield - Tekapo B Powerstation G1 overhaul
  • Orica Chemnet Morrinsville - Gantry Fall Protection project
  • Orica Chemnet Morrinsville - Food Grade Plant installation
  • Orica Chemnet Morrinsville - PAC No.1 & No.2 reactor replacement
  • Orica Chemnet Morrinsville - Alum reactor replacement
  • Orica Chemnet Morrinsville - Stormwater Project Stage 1
  • Matahina Powerstation - Auxillary generator overhaul
  • Tatua Dairy - 98% Sulphuric Acid dosing system install
  • Carter Holt Harvey Tasman - Boiler bearing replacement project
  • Ballance Agri Nutrients - Kapuni 2012 Turn around shut
  • Mighty River Power - Kawerau 2012 shut
  • Carter Holt Harvey Kinleith - Paper Mill cogen unit plinth strengthening project
  • Ballance Edgecumbe Pshield installation
  • Mighty River Power Kawerau Pshield installatio

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Tony Jump, Project Supervisor @ CMS

Daniel Fong – Project Supervisor

A highly skilled and qualified Fitter Welder, Daniel (Dan) has over 20 years experience in the power generation, pulp & paper, chemical, meat processing and dairy industries. Daniel also has extensive experience in mechanical overhauls and plant installations.  This wide-ranging experience has given Dan a very large knowledge base to work with.

Dan's skill sets are based around a comprehensive and practical approach to the requirements of the projects. Dan is our main out of town project manager and has managed large budget projects in various parts of New Zealand.

Dan brings calm, confidence and a logical approach to problem solving to any project.

CMS Projects that Dan has managed:

  • Orica Chemnet Fiji - Hypo Chloride Plant Upgrade Project
  • Golden Bay Cement - Eastport Project
  • Dulux NZ - Firebird Project
  • Transfield - Haywards Substation overhaul
  • Transfield - Manapouri Powerstation 1/2 life rebuild
  • Silver Fern Farms - Te Aroha Plant rebuild
  • Ballance Agri Nutrients - Kapuni 2012 Turn around shut
  • Robert Page shipping repairs

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Daniel Fong, Project Supervisor @ CMS

Shirley Baker – Financial Controller / h&s coordinator / Director

Shirley is responsible for all matters financial, administrative and IT.  For over 20 years, Shirley has worked as a Financial Controller in medium to large companies in the mechanical engineering, civil engineering, mining and horticulture industries.

Shirley brings logistical and strategic thinking to the business and has developed robust and efficient project management systems.

Shirley has completed a Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety and develops and maintains our H&S Management System.

Shirley is also involved with a number of local community organisations and has external Directorships as well.

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Shirley Baker, Financial Controller and Director @ CMS


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