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Jason Brooks

Interim Operations Assignment @ Bakkavor

Manufacturing Manager at Weetabix

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Ranked #1,073 out of 21,460 for Interim Operations Assignment in United States

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Interim Operations Assignment

September 2015 to Present

2 Sisters Food Group

Interim Production Manager Assignment

September 2014 to March 2015


Production Manager

June 2013 to September 2014

Alfreton - Derby

Jason Brooks's Education

Bolton Institute Higher Education

HNC Mechanical and Production Engineering

1990 to 1994

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A highly self-motivated, proactive and versatile individual with extensive engineering and manufacturing experience. Able to demonstrate; proven Leadership, interpersonal, change management and communication skills developed in a quality orientated FMCG environment. Good general education with an enthusiasm to increase ability and responsibility.Interim Operations Assignment @ From September 2015 to Present (3 months) Interim Production Manager Assignment @ From September 2014 to March 2015 (7 months) Production Manager @ Leading a Packaging team comprising of 150 employees in a semi-automated manufacturing environment packing a variety of Thornton’s products for both retail and commercial customers.Full responsibility for; Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and service. Project Lead for the site Operations Engagement strategy, which involved translating the employees’ survey results into operational actions to improve the engagement of the Operations team From June 2013 to September 2014 (1 year 4 months) Alfreton - DerbyProduction Process Manager @ Managing 3 Bread Production plants with 5 Front Line Managers as direct reports and a functional team size of 140 process operatives including basket wash function. Have sole accountability across all aspects of the department including: Safety, Quality, Team Development, Performance Improvement. From October 2012 to June 2013 (9 months) Hovis LeicesterProcess Manager - secondment @ Managing 2 Bread Production plants with 7 Front Line Managers as direct reports and a functional team size of 74 process operatives including basket wash function. Have sole accountability across all aspects of the department and have been actively involved in the change management program which Hovis Birmingham has implemented. From December 2011 to October 2012 (11 months) Hovis BirminghamProcess Manager @ Managing a cross functional team with 5 Line Managers direct reports across; Production, Engineering & Hygiene. Have sole accountability for Profit & Loss across 3 departments and the generation of budgets, active member of the Senior team developing site strategy. From March 2010 to December 2011 (1 year 10 months) Leicester, United KingdomShift Manager @ Managing a team of 40 production and engineering staff across two production lines manufacturing chicken products for KFC, Tesco and Waitrose. I have experience of working in both Frozen and fresh, short life products. From April 2009 to March 2010 (1 year) GrahthamContinuous Improvement Manager - Interim @ Working a CI Manager in the Nottingham factory where they produce a range of own label and branded products for major multiples who include; Sainsburys, Tesco, Asda. I have worked in both Low & High care areas across the business working with all functions to drive through change. From November 2008 to April 2009 (6 months) Nottingham, United KingdomPack Hall Manager @ Responsible for the packaging department with 10 production lines over 3 shifts, managing a team of Section Managers, Section Leaders, 12 Engineers and 100 Operators. Accountabilities: Managing key Performance Indicators (Quality, Safety, Cost, Service) Managing a multi-disciplined team to meet business requirements Development of a 3 year business strategy Development of people, implementation of Work Instructions Implementing safe systems of work & driving cultural change From February 2008 to November 2008 (10 months) WisbeachDistribution Manager + Production Manager @ Managing a team of 40 staff with 7 Engineers and up to 40 agency staff, depending on volumes. During my time within Walkers I also worked in the Distribution network as a Trans-shipment Depot Manager for a period of 9 months. Accountabilities: Managing the Key Performance Indicators (Quality, Safety, Cost, Service) Managing a multi-disciplined team of up to 80 people Continuous Improvement across all facets of the business Manage a packaging hall with a variety of packaging formats Key Achievements: Increased line efficiency by 4% Implemented Behavioural based safety programme Re-opened distribution warehouse with 98.5% service level attained From April 2006 to February 2008 (1 year 11 months) Glasgow + LincolnProduction Manager @ Managing a multi-disciplined team of 17 Technicians across 2 highly automated production lines, producing a portfolio of drinks brands for Coca Cola and Schweppes. One of the lines is the largest bottle line in Europe and the other a multi-size change line which manufactures five different bottle sizes. Accountabilities: Managing the 6 Key KPI; Quality, Utilisation, Yield, Safety, Housekeeping, Environment Continuous Improvement in all areas of the business Development of Team and Individuals Functional training Manager Lead TL on shift in charge of 5 TL & 65 Technicians Implementation of current site initiatives and Change Management Risk Assessment & Internal Audits Key Achievements: Reduced size change through applying SMED principles by 20% Improved line efficiency by 8% Implemented change programme through Industry benchmarking in partnership with the Manufacturing Institute. From October 2000 to April 2006 (5 years 7 months) Wakefield, United KingdomFront Line Manager @ Manufacturing EPS foam packaging for the food industry supplying a number of Blue chip companies including Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsburys, and McDonalds. During my employment I was heavily involved in the development of the St Helen’s Brown-Field site. I was initially employed as a Technical Operator and promoted to a Team leader after a six month period. Accountabilities: Quality, Machine performance, Yields, Safety, Housekeeping Performance to business KBI’s First line maintenance (TPM, SMED) Training and development of individuals and also the team I was personally in charge of the reclaim area, which included; implementing maintenance procedures, systems for measuring machine performance, training plans for all technicians and work instructions. Key Achievements: Reduced size change through applying SMED principles by 15% Implemented Standard Operating procedures & Safe working practices 3 direct reports developed & promoted within 18 months From January 1998 to October 2000 (2 years 10 months) Liverpool, United KingdomProduction controller - Cad Draughtsman @ Started with ABC as an apprentice Toolmaker completing my HNC in Mechanical and production Engineering. Completed my apprenticeship and progressed into the production controller role which included customer facing roles of design and manufacture of compresion and blow moulding tooling to customer specifications, From 1986 to 1998 (12 years) RamsbottomHNC, Mechanical and Production Engineering @ Bolton Institute Higher Education From 1990 to 1994 Jason Brooks is skilled in: Food Manufacturing, SMED, Process Improvement, Behavioural Change, HACCP, Food Safety, Process Engineering, COSH, Internal Audit, Risk Assessment, Change Management, Operations Management, Lean Tools, Safety Management..., Ingredients, Manufacturing, OEE, Lean Manufacturing, Food Industry, TPM, Supply Chain, Continuous Improvement, Root Cause Analysis, Food Technology, FMCG, Quality System, 5S, Food, Key Performance..., Dairy, Supply Chain Management, Production Planning, Management, Food Science, BRC, Engineering, Bakery, Quality Management, Leadership, Frozen Food, Budgets, Cross-functional Team..., Food Processing, Meat, Sensory Evaluation, ISO 22000, Hygiene

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