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Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 22, 2019

AVAILABLE – Interim Technical / Food Safety Manager, National Availability, £enquire

A versatile and commercially aware Technical professional with +20 years experience in product and process knowledge covering a wide range of product categories. An effective leader and team builder developing quality in people that can communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally with major retail customers.

Core activities include interim management, audit and consultancy, however, in recent years has specialised in troubleshooting in collaboration with, or direct sponsorship by major retailers. With significant experience of both own label and branded production and has had direct contact with all major retailers and food service companies. Has a strong process & hygiene management background particularly in high-risk food manufacturing.

Sectors & Products

  • High risk (ready to eat) chilled foods
  • Aseptic Beverages
  • Dairy/Desserts
  • Meat/Poultry
  • Grocery (ambient products)
  • Bakery
  • Jams/Preserves
  • Yellow fats/Spreads
  • Chilled desserts

Excellent knowledge of BRC and retailer requirements and specialises in supporting client companies in preparation for audit and quality improvement programmes.


  • HND in Applied Biology
  • (Food Technology/Food Microbiology)
  • Other qualifications gained in industry include: –
  • Lead Assessor training LRQA/CCFRA
  • Finance for Non Financial Managers
  • CIEH Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management for Manufacturing
  • CIEH Professional Trainer Certificate (Credit)

Salary – £enquire

Location – Available Nationally across UK


Ref: MJR-CP-20128

Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 21, 2019

Interim Logistics Manager

(Available for Perm / Interim roles)

+35 years working in a results driven logistics and operational areas for blue chip companies in Healthcare, Food Manufacturing, Cosmetics. A decisive and approachable leader, combining strategic thinking with a ‘hands on’ and proactive management style, using project management and continuous improvement experience, to deliver added value.

  • Significant KPI improvements
  • Efficiency improvements and cost savings
  • WMS / ERP / SAP – Superuser!
  • OTIF – 100% capability deliverer!
  • Small / large team training and development
  • Waste / Disposals reduction management
  • Continuous improvement / Operational improvements in line with Ofqual / MHRA standards
  • Management team in annual staff reviews, colleague development, performance management, root cause analysis, and disciplinary investigations

Previous Roles:

  • Interim Operations Manager
  • Interim Warehouse / Manufacturing Operations Manager
  • Interim Warehouse Manager
  • Interim Logistics Manager
  • Interim Head Of Logisrics
  • Senior Logistics Operations Manager
  • Export Logistics & Disaster Recovery Manager
  • Logistics Contract Manager


  • SAP Champion (Super User WM/IM)
  • Project Management
  • Continuous Improvement Management
  • RCA
  • 5S
  • Change Management
  • Designed additional bespoke functionality to AEB developed Assist 4 Export Management System
  • Designed additional bespoke functionality to Linney developed WM system (LOBSTER)
  • HACCP (Level 3 – Managing HACCP in Manufacturing & Retail)
  • Food Safety (Level 3 – Supervising Food Safety)
  • Holder of International /National CPC
  • Member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport

Avaialability:   Immediatly available

Rate:      £Enquire

ref: MJR-CP-20127

Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 18, 2019

AVAILABLE – Interim Senior Hygiene Manager, National Availability, £enquire

A Senior Hygiene Manager with +15 years Hygiene experience, backed with Technical Management responsibilities also covered through career. Previous experience in factories making Chilled, meat, salad, bakery, snacks, vegetables, fruit, sauce, spices, ingredients, cheese, yogurt, mince, chocolate, olives,  ready to eat, sandwiches, airline meals, CIP cleaning, high care chilled, high risk chilled.



+15 Years’ Experience In

  • Audit Compliance improved from 85% à 98%
  • Rodent, Cockroach, Pert elimination processes.
  • 40-50% budget savings
  • QMS Full Review and Reposition
  • Full Hygiene Manual Implementation and completion
  • +20% savings delivered across business
  • KPI performance improvement – 100% regularly achieved
  • Deep Cleaning Process Implementation
  • Chemical Usage Management
  • Recruiting & Training Hygiene Staff
  • Skills & Performance GAP Analysis, rectification & problem solving


  • Allergen Management and Control in Food Processing / Manufacturing
  • Hygiene Management and Food Safety, Level 3
  • Listeria Management in Manufacturing Environment, Level 3
  • IOSH, Level 4
  • Pest Awareness and Management
  • Food Safety, Level 2
  • HACCP, Level 2
  • MFI internal auditing course and certificate
  • SSOW training
  • Health and safety training
  • COSHH training
  • FsDs in Quality and Technical Management


Salary – £enquire

Location – Available Nationally across UK






Ref: MJR-CP-20120


Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 17, 2019

Interim Quality Manager – Food Manufacturing

(Available for Perm / Interim roles)

+20 years working in Material Quality for food manufacturers supplying all retailers and food service companies. Experienced in audit preparation, compliance and full Qualty management and transitions within any food manufacturing sector.

  • BRC Preparation (announced / unannounced)
  • Traceability Upgrades
  • QMS Implementations & Upgrades
  • HACCP Systems Overhaul / Installation
  • Specification Approval
  • Allergen Management
  • M&S Complaince
  • Technical KPI Management & Improvements
  • Systems Migration from QC to QA, Leveraging Operational Quality Ownership
  • Lean Manufacturing Operations Improvements


Previous Roles:

  • Interim Quality Manager
  • Interim Technical Services Manager
  • Raw Materials Quality Manager
  • Supply Chain Technologist
  • Raw Materials QA Team Leader
  • Production Supervisor



  • Chartered Institute Of Environmental Health – Basic Food Hygiene
  • Chartered Institute Of Environmental Health – Intermediate Food Hygiene With Credit
  • Chartered Institute Of Environmental Health – Advanced Food Hygiene             
  • CCFRA – Supplier Quality Assurance
  • Royal Society For The Promotion of Health – Certificate In Essential HACCP Practice
  • Royal Society For The Promotion of Health – Intermediate Certificate In Applied HACCP Principles
  • City & Guilds – NVQ – Level 1 Food & Drink Manufacturing
  • City & Guilds – NVQ – Level 2 Food & Drink Manufacturing
  • Law Labs – Internal Auditing Course
  • NEBS Management – Introductory Team Leader Award
  • Institute Of Leadership Management Core Management Programme

Avaialability:   Immediatly available

Rate:      £Enquire




ref: MJR-CP-20112

Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 16, 2019

Operations Director / Technical Manager, Shop Fitting, £enquire, Leicestershire

+ 15 years’ experience in leading & directing FMCG engineering, design & manufacturing businesses with a collaborative approach to successful transformational leadership, focusing on engagement

A proven track record delivering improved results in quality, sales & profit.

Qualified in PRINCE2 & Lean

Experience of applying best practice frameworks, tools & methods to improve OEE & attainment of manufacturing units.

Widely regarded as a strong people manager & supportive leader

Specialist in new product launches, client development, change management & overall efficiency drives & profit improvement.

Previous Projects:

  • 25% & drove productivity through to a 45% improvement resulting in a £1.2M saving.
  • Has improved margins by 15% through process improvement projects
  • Delivered comprehensive process change systems achieving 100% compliance.

Previous Roles:

  • Project Manager
  • Technical Product Engineer
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Director

Looking For:

  • Contract / Permanent roles commutable from Leicester.

Availability:    Immediately Available


Salary:     £enquire




ref: MJR-CP-20107


Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 15, 2019

AVAILABLE NOW – PERM – Quality Manager, Lancashire, £+30,000pa.

An experienced Quality Manager of +15 years working in Bakery, Ingredients, Biscuits, Sweets &Desserts. Previous experience in building robust QMS / technical processes and procedures to enhance productivity. Capable of running mass balance exercises and traceability audits to ascertain where losses occur, and what preventative solutions are required. BRC / Tesco / M&S Auditing experience, and is a certified auditor and highly capable of improving GMP, HACCP, QMS, Specifications, Factory Documentation.


+15 Years’ Experience In

  • QMS Improvements & Management
  • HACCP Improvements & Management
  • BRC Compliance
  • M&S Audit Compliance
  • Mass Balance / Loss Analysis
  • SALSA Auditing
  • Qualified Auditor
  • Process Mapping
  • Process Documentation Simplifiaction
  • GMP Auditing


Salary – £30,000pa

Location – Lancashire / Bury Area

Availability – Immediately Available (from 30/04/2018)




Ref: MJR-CP-20118

Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 14, 2019

AVAILABLE – Interim Operations / Senior Production Manager, National Availability, £enquire

An Operations & Senior Production Manager backed with an Engineering qualification and background, having +15 years manufacturing experience. With experience in desserts, bakery, savoury chilled fresh, ambient snacks, convenience foods and frozen products. Specialising in getting work forces to accept and adapt to change management and improvements in operations. Experienced in Lean, 5s, CAYG, Waste Management, Efficiency Drives and KPI improvements has always trained and developed teams to deliver sustainable improvements across production, packing and despatch teams simultaneously. Specialises in ‘taking control’ of production teams, to relieve direct pressure from Senior Management Teams, whilst delivering significant PKI and performance improvements, almost immediately.


+15 Years’ Experience In

  • Waste Improvements
  • Continuous Improvements
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Multi-Site Management
  • Large Teams Management
  • Output increases +50%
  • Production immediate uplifts
  • Engineering Projects – Machine & Equipment Improvements
  • Control of c15 manufacturing lines simultaneously
  • Management of 5-10 direct reports
  • Reporting to Operations / Factory Director


Salary – £enquire

Location – Available Nationally across UK





Ref: MJR-CP-20121


Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 12, 2019

Perm QA Technician / Hygiene Supervisor, Available, +£21,000pa, Barnsley

An experienced Quality Assurance Technician, with significant Hygiene Supervision through career. Working for Blue Chip high volume manufacturers has excellent and fast technical communication and rectification ability. Previously trained through a long period at Greencore Foods. Has managed teams from 25 to 50, achieving excellent improvement results.


12 Years’ Experience In

  • Quality Assurance
  • Hygiene Supervision
  • Greencore Trained
  • People Management
  • Controlling Labour Budgets
  • Client Facing
  • Savings Made Through QA Improvements
  • Intake Controls
  • TVC / Swabbing
  • Start-up Checks
  • Calibrations / Weight Checking / T1-T4 monitoring


Previous Career

  • Tank Regiment – British Military Forces


Salary – £21,000pa (shift work = yes)


Location – Barnsley


Availability – Immediately Available (interviewing from 28/04/2018)




ref: MJR-CP-20106

Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on: February 4, 2019

AVAILABLE INTERIM – Commercial Director / Managing Director, £enquire

An senior Interim Commercial / Managing / Business Development Director capable of growing business / groups turnover through developing improved retailer relationships, better products, and new ranges introductions. Experience in directing growth for branded and own label products presented to any UK retailer. Previously employed in most of the top 10 food groups at director level since 1987.



+25 Years’ Experience In

  • Commercial Directorship Projects
  • Managing Directorship Projects
  • Business turnaround strategies
  • +25% market share increases
  • Introduction into European Markets
  • £+6 million turnover improvement – 18 months
  • Profit Improvements
  • Introduction of existing ranges to major multiples
  • Development and launch of new ranges into major multiples


Salary – £enquire

Location – Available Nationally, based in Hampshire

Availability – Available 10th May 2018




Ref: MJR-CP-20119


Posted by: Julian Saunders Posted on:

Managing Director, Oil & Gas Power, Defence, £100,000pa, Cheshire.

Precision engineering, automotive, aerospace, defence, heavy engineering, valves, electronics, fastenings, marine, nuclear, oil and gas, energy, renewables, power generation, castings and construction.

Vast experience of operational and commercial management.

Driving down costs, improving operational performance and generating profitable business growth in unionised and non-unionised environments.


Previous Roles:

  • Interim General Manager
  • Interim Chief Operating Officer
  • Group Managing Director
  • Managing Director
  • Site Director
  • Operations Director
  • Design Engineer
  • Process Development Engineer

Key Achievements:

  • Won over £25 million business through career
  • Profit Improvement – 20%
  • Cost Reduction – £3 million
  • Output Increased – 45%
  • Business Turnaround – £1.8 million reversal


  • Master’s Degree
  • Fluent French & Spanish

Availability: Immediate

Location: – Cheshire

Salary: £100,000pa for Permanent Roles, £800 per day for Interim Roles





Ref: MJR-CP-20109



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