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Biscuit maestro to dazzle Appetite

01 March 2012

John Morten, group projects manager at Burtons Biscuit Company, will deliver a presentation about the importance of automation in food plants, at Appetite for Engineering

With a wealth of experience in the food and beverage industry, John Morten will deliver a presentation at Appetite for Engineering about the importance of automation at food plants.

At Burtons, John is group project manager at four sites. He directs the d
irection and management of the company’s capital investment programme across all sites, with significant emphasis on process & packing automation.

Before that, John worked between 2005-2007 at UNIQ Prepared Foods as chief engineer at the Minsterley site in Shropshire. He was responsible for the direction and management of all engineering operations and investments, including new equipment, upgrades, and process and packing automation.

John has also worked at United Biscuits between 1997-2004 where he was r
egional project manager at Glasgow, Carlisle and Manchester. He provided direction and management of the relocation of seven biscuit plants to three existing sites, to facilitate the closure of another site.

He was also chief engineer at Glasgow, where his tasks included direction and management of all engineering operations and investments, including new equipment, upgrades, and process and packing automation.

Between 1983-1997, John was a senior manager across five sites at Thorntons with respect to engineering and technical. Direction & management of all engineering operations & investments, including the design, He was involved in the construction, and equipping of Thornton Park, a 65-acre brown field, state-of art confectionery manufacturing operation.

John is a Chartered Engineer who received his M.Sc.Degree (Mech Eng) at the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology.


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