With production volumes at its Boughton Engineering operation running at record levels, the company has appointed Mark Stanforth as Group Operations Manager at the company’s headquarters in the West Midlands. A specialist in lean manufacturing, product assembly and logistics, Mark will work alongside Group Operations Director, John Symonds, managing the close production co-ordination between Boughton’s fabrication and componentry facility in North Devon and its main finish assembly plant in Wolverhampton.
Prior to joining Boughton, Mark was responsible for assembly and logistics with a major international plant and equipment manufacturer. His background includes a business studies degree and a 6 Sigma Green Belt and he is registered with the IRCA as an internal quality auditor. He is also qualified with the ISOH as a safety manager and with the Ambulance Service to manage first aid at work.
Group Managing Director, Richard Skan says, “We are delighted to welcome Mark to our factory management and production team at a simultaneously exciting and challenging time. His background in large scale lean manufacturing techniques perfectly complements and adds value to the development programmes we have ongoing across the business.”
Mark Stanforth says, “Joining Boughton Engineering is a great opportunity for me to bring together all my operational knowledge and experience and apply it towards helping Britain’s longest established manufacturer of skip loaders and hook loaders to move to next level.”