Masters qualified food manufacturing professional with circa 30 years of experience
Has worked mainly in food manufacturing environments but has also gained experience in packaging, FMCG and plastic manufacturing setups during their career.
The last 12 years have focused mainly on health, safety, environmental and quality management roles but spent time earlier in their career in production/manufacturing management and continuous improvement-focused roles.
Holds a Master’s in Safety, Health & Environmental Management, Level 3 HACCP qualification, NEBOSH General Certificate and IOSH Managing Safely certificate.
Skilled in using a range of Lean and CI tools including Kaizen, Kanban and 5S.
A logistics manager with over 30 years of manufacturing experience, the last 18 have been at a senior level in logistics.
Has led teams of up to 70 and holds an ILM level 3 in leadership and management.
Comfortable managing budgets and held responsibility for a spend of around £3.5M for freight partners. Has had overall responsibility for physical supply chain, including warehousing & stores; freight supplier management and negotiation; optimised distribution
planning and inventory management.
The candidate has been at the forefront of several projects, through applying lean techniques managed to grow an area of the business from £1.5M t/o to £8M.
Has successfully project-managed the implementation of a new warehouse management system.
A manufacturing professional who holds over 25 years of leadership experience.
The candidate has a proven track record in implementing lean methods to reduce costs and is qualified up to Six Sigma Black Belt level.
Previous projects have seen them deliver savings of $1.4M through root-cause analysis.
Strong leadership background that has been developed working in the UK and USA, has typically managed teams varying from 20 up to 250.
IOSH trained, H&S has been a key focus throughout their career. Has experience working on new sites and well-established sites so has broad experience in implementing, maintaining, and improving H&S processes and standards.