Business Consulting & Training

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001 has moved away from being a quality management system standard and has become a strategic management system. It’s not just about making sure products or services meet requirements anymore. The standard is about managing every aspect of the business.


We simplify your metrics and key performance indicators to ensure compliance and satisfaction from key stakeholders and employees.  We specialise in the maintainence, proper implementaion and ensuring your certificate is working in your business.


BRCGS

Why BRCGS | BRCGS 

BRCGS is a market-leading global brand that helps build confidence in the supply chain. Our Global Standards for Food Safety, Packaging Materials, Storage and Distribution, Consumer Products, Agents and Brokers, Retail, Gluten Free, Plant-Based and Ethical Trading set the benchmark for good manufacturing practice, and help provide assurance to customers that your products are safe, legal and of high quality. Independent research, carried out by the University of Birkbeck, demonstrates the value and economic impact that certification to BRCGS can bring.




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Máire Griffin BSc LLM

Over 20 years experience in the food industry, from farm, hospitality, manufacturing and deli. Face to face training means we tailor every course to your needs, online courses cannot do this. We give examples and deliver practical tips to implement the knowledge you learn. 

I have creating, updated and modified management systems for over 14 years from small businesses to large international business. Implementing changes and ensuring compliance from key stake holders to operators. Incorporating simple changes to ensure compliance to new legislation, changes to standards, economic external factors, risk factors and the unexpected changes that continuously pop up in business.

We have project managed 3 medium size builds of the European NPD lab from CAPEX stage to use including building the CAPEX, procuring quotes and purchasing equipment to implementing procedures for use in compliance with ISO 9001, and BRC standards. 

On boarding new product from concept to scale up production on site and at contract manufacturers, managing 1st and 2nd production runs including training sourcing, approving raw material suppliers to BOM creation, production orders, intermediate products, process cost and production release on Sage and SAP.  

We took over the project management of a ready to eat production facility build at the shell phase to procured machinery, implemented the all the systems, commissioned into production to supply ready to eat chilled foods into the UKs largest online supermarket and the most prestigious retailers in London.

We have done the same again but from a blank canvas in Ireland, sourcing a warehouse, planning and building a ready to eat production facility supplying into retailers and foodservice in the Munster region.

Project management experience also includes the implementation of software systems, IT upgrades, safety systems, ISO and BRCGS in food, engineering, manufacturing and logistics companies.

We have extensive experience in bringing food products from concept to market in Ireland,the EU, UK, US and Canada. Experience dealing with food legislation and customs in products made and delivered internationally. Export and importing food and equipment internationally. Máire also has completed a module in international trade law. 

Key knowledge contacts and experience in every aspect of food production from farm to your mouth, sourcing raw materials for flavours to testing new bottles designs for syrups, HPP coconut water, freeze dried fruits, fresh fruit and veg wholes sale and processing, ready to eat meals, supplier approval, contacts around the globe in foodservice, retail and industrial food production. Food transport experience internationally.

An understanding of compliance from the field to the finish customer  and how the climate crisis is impacting this and who can you change to improve and become leaner, greener and with more content employees at the same time.

Change is like life, a constant evolution of learning. We embrace it!


LIVE ONLINE TRAINING



January 30th and 31st 

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