John has taken on a broad role, being responsible for the smooth running of planning and analysis, overseeing Haith’s production, parts, electrical, service and design supervisors, scheduling, and liaising with the company’s sales team. He joins Haith from McCain Foods Limited, where he was Area Operations Engineer responsible for planning and estimating capital works projects, and managing on-site contractors, amongst other areas of the business.
Before McCain Foods Limited, John spent nine years at Sara Lee UK (Food Manufacturing) and 18 years in the engineering department at York NHS Teaching Hospitals, where he became Assistant Head of Engineering and Facilities.
“We’ve enjoyed a rollercoaster ride over the last eighteen months and are pleased to say that we have managed to grow the business during the pandemic,” says Duane, Sales Director at Haith. “We have a very healthy order book and want to make sure that we continue to offer exceptional customer service and have the capacity to grow the business in the future. This is why we have asked John to join us. His unique skill set and 40 years of engineering experience will be very beneficial to us.”