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.
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.
Over 20 years experience in the food industry, from farm, hospitality, manufacturing and delivery. Face to face training means we tailor every course to your needs. We give examples and deliver practical tips to implement the your learnings in the business environent.
I have been creating, updated and modified management systems for over 14 years from SME's to multinational companies. 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.
I have project managed 3 medium size builds; a European NPD lab from concept stage to BRCGS certification including the CAPEX, procuring quotes and purchasing equipment to implementing procedures for use in compliance with ISO 9001 and BRCGS standards.
On boarding new products 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.
Took over the project management of a ready to eat production facility build at the shell phase to procured machinery, implemented 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 and gaining organic certification and HSE approval.
Project management experience also includes the implementation of software systems, IT upgrades, safety systems, ISO and BRCGS in food, engineering, manufacturing and logistics companies.
Extensive experience in bringing 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 and completed paperwork for shipments to internationally of dairy, dangerous goods and machinery.
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 wholesale and processing, ready to eat meals, supplier approval, contacts around the globe in foodservice, retail and industrial food production. 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!