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Available – Interim General Manager / Factory Manager, UK Wide, £Enquire

A Senior General Manager / Operations Factory Manager with +25 years in delivering significant turnaround management for loss making sites. Significant improvement experience in taking sites through Lean Manufacturing and has repositioned a number of poor performing sites back into profitable sites.  Delivers sustainable improvements.

Individually is an inspirational and motivated self-managing leader seeking to exceed expectations. A driver of Employee Safety, Food Safety, Profit, People development, Customer Relationships  and Continuous improvement.  Focuses on developing people and processes whilst implementing lean structures and operational excellence within companies. Is focused on driving reduced costs, enhanced commercial partnerships and implements new core values and Ci programmes. 

Previous Positons Held:

  • Interim Production Manager
  • General Manager
  • Interim Operations Director
  • Perm Operations Director
  • Operations Manager
  • Factory Manager

Fully qualified to Degree Level, and also Lean Management techniques: Kanban, SIC, JIT, Six Sigma, 5S, Ceedaq, Standard Manning – All with proven results.

Available – Immediately

Location – Available / Working Nationally

Ref: MJR-CP-20154

AVAILABLE – Interim Manufacturing Manager, Food, Norfolk, £enquire

With 25 years innovating efficieny drives and improvement projects, is capable of a full KPI improvements througn team management. Waste Reductions c10%. Lean Implementation. M&S compliance. Automation Projects. Upskilling. SIS / DWOR management & improvements.

Previous Job Titles:

  • Interim Manager – Operations Suppport
  • Interim Business improvement MAnager
  • Interim Shift Site Manager
  • Interim Operations Manager
  • Interim Site Manufacturing Manager
  • Factory Production Manager


  • Managing Safety
  • Royal Society of Health Food Safety
  • Lean Manufacturing Appreciation
  • Project Management Skills
  • Royal Society of Health, Meat and Poultry
  • Accounts for Managers
  • Institute of Public Health Meat Inspector
  • Ashridge Management College Leadership
  • Advanced Food Hygiene
  • IOSH
  • HACCP Management
  • Graduate Membership of the Institute of Food Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Quality Assurance Assessor– BS5750/ISO900I

Salary – £enquire

Location – Nationally Available

Availability – AVAILABLE NOW

Ref: MJR-CP-20151

AVAILABLE – Interim Head Of Technical / Group Technical Manager, Cheshire, £enquire

Interim Head Of Technical / Group Technical Manager, Cheshire, £enquire per day +expenses.

Recent Achievements:

  • Procedures Implementation = M&S Compliance moved from severe red to green
  • Gold Standars Audit Complaince
  • 30% reduction in complaints
  • Branded Approvals Achieved inside 10 weeks
  • Multi site management – 10 – 20 sites
  • Supplier Approvals
  • Product Launches
  • ReBranding Projects
  • QA Full reorganisation
  • QMS Imlementation
  • Cost Reductions – c25%
  • Non Conformance Reductions – 30%
  • Productivity Increased – 55%
  • Budget Responsible – £20 Million.

Sectors: Drinks, Snacks, Chilled, Meat, Poultry, Fish, Ambient, Frozen

Companies: Mars, Kellogs, M&S, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, COOP, Tesco, Asds, Costa, Lidl, Aldi, Nestle, Starbuskc, Waitrose, Lavazza.

Location: – Cheshire, Working NAtionally.

Salary: – £enquire per day +expenses.

Availability: – Immediatly Available





Ref: MJR-CP-20110



AVAILABLE – Interim Shift Manager, National Availability, £enquire

AVAILABLE – Interim Shift Manager, National Availability, £enquire

A Shift Manager capable of leading and developing larger teams of operators to higher levels of output, KPI performance and overall efficiency. Experienced in poultry processing, produce, sauces, butters, and seasonal campaigning has previously made significant improvements in manufacturing performance. Experienced in managing production for M&S meeting the strictest standards, also covering outbound logistics management. Also experienced on planning and operational planning systems towards enhancing production effectiveness.

+15 Years’ Experience In

  • Production Efficiency Improvements
  • Wastage Reductions c20%
  • Plan Adherence – +98%
  • Inbound Product Quality Management
  • Engineering improvements
  • PPM Implementations
  • Downtime Minimisation Project
  • Outbound Logistical Management
  • HSE Manual rewrites
  • QMS Manuals rewrite
  • Team Development


  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • HACCP in Practice
  • CPC National
  • Internal Auditor
  • Basic Food Hygiene

Salary – £enquire

Location – Available Nationally across UK


Ref: MJR-CP-20122

AVAILABLE – Interim Operations & Supply Chain Director, National, £enquire, Avail +1st April,

Heavily involved in change management delivering significant savings through implementing Lean 6Sigma. Experienced in implementation of SAP, Rubicon & other ERP systems. Responsible for both operational and supply chain improvements and has delivered savings from £10 to £+500k for a number of clients. Individually is a ‘consultative leader’ with significant experience in successfully upskilling teams worked with. Is looking for Interim roles from April 2019.


Previous Job Titles Include:

  • INTERIM HEAD OF Supply Chain


  • MBA 40% completed
  • NVQ3 Supervisory Management
  • Visual Basic Programming
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Advanced Food Hygiene/ Food Safety
  • Accident Assessment & Awareness
  • Project Management
  • Accident Investigations
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Self-Management Skills
  • Effective People Management
  • Managing Ris
  • Advanced Scheduling
  • SAP (R3)
  • MS Office
  • Promix
  • Core Enterprise AS400
  • Preactor
  • Business Warehouse
  • Advanced Planning
  • Visual Basic Application

Salary – £enquire

Location – Nationally Available

AvailabilityAVAILABLE APRIL 2019

Ref: MJR-CP-20147

AVAILABLE – Interim Quality Manager – Food Manufacturing, Notts, £enquire

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

AVAILABLE – Interim Operations Manager – £enquire day rate


ref: MJR-CP-20102

An experienced Senior Manufacturing & Operations manager with over 20 years manufacturing expertise covering bakery, cosmetics, chilled snacks & sweet ambient snacks. Experienced in own label & branded manufacturing has worked in both Interim & Permanent roles in chilled foods. Recent achievements including shift hours reductions & efficiency improvements have been successful through developing & training manufacturing teams to deliver better results through cross training & co working, hence opening opportunities labour reductions & other cost benefits. Also regularly through career required to recruit & build own management teams, manage fully the culture of the business towards improved manufacturing stability & performance. Is currently looking for permanent senior operations roles, ideally Midlands based / commutable to Manchester.


  • Bakery
  • Cosmetics
  • Chilled Snacks
  • Sweet Snacks
  • Ambient Snacks
  • Branded & Own Label


  • Manning Hours Reductions
  • Labour Utilisation
  • CCP Overhaul / Installation
  • SIC Controls & KPI Deployment
  • Management Training for SMED, 5S, JIT
  • Progression Planning & Management Development
  • Planning Improvements
  • Manufacturing Output Increases / Promotions / Uplifts

Contract Length – 3 Months – 2 Years

Contract Rate – £enquire per day + expenses.

Location – Suffolk – Working Nationally Across The UK

Availability – Immediately available

ref: MJR-CP-20102