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Interim Services

Food Careers enjoys close working relationships with a small number of approved and Independent Food Industry Interim Managers. These individuals have worked with us on a number of engagements and consistently receive excellent client feedback. If you are looking for an Interim Manager who will charge a sensible daily rate with expertise in any of the following areas, please contact us:

Manufacturing Improvement

• Delivering step changes in results from running and improving operations
• Training and delivery of engagement, improvement, project management and problem solving tools
• Organisational design and applying Lean techniques to business processes to achieve improved performance with lower overheads
• Typically achieving 10%+ improvements within five weeks with zero capital investment
• Building stage / gate innovation funnels to deliver better R&D effectiveness
• Structured problem solving, Knowledge management, LEAN, Innovation management, R&D portfolio planning, SAP
• Problem solving and decision making training for R&D, IT and operations personnel across

Operations Management

• Process Innovation - product flow
• Cost reduction / margin enhancement
• Quality Systems and Work Procedures
• Health & Safety (policy, risk assessments, safe systems of work etc.)
• Waste management
• Liaison with third parties e.g. local government, Environment Agency, Environmental Health
• Training and Funding

Sales and Commercial

• Strategy review
• Market analysis
• Customer development – existing and new customers
• Sales Training & Development
• Product Portfolio Management
• Margin & P&L Control

Product Development

• ‘Blue Sky’ Product Development
• Re-work of existing Products
• Taste Panel Management
• Product Launch Management
• Product Innovation
• Culinary Support

Supply Chain Management

• Streamlining of supply chain
• Choosing the right suppliers
• Supply chain innovation – symbiosis – shared cost reduction