Name: Peter Harpwood
Location: Barton Stacey
When did you join the company and in which role?
14th July 1997 as a General Process Worker (now Production Technicians) and worked my way up over the years to Production Supervisor
What is a typical day like for you?
Every day is different, some days I can be making products and other days I can be working on projects
What would you say is the best part of your job?
Working with different ingredients and making wonderful products.
Why do you like working at Lionel Hitchen?
It’s like family – wonderful people
What benefit do you most enjoy?
The perks and discounts area on Health Shields
What sort of training have you received since you started?
I have been here over 20 years, there are so many! Supervisor management training, IOSH, food safety and COSHH to name a few
What is your favourite food and drink?
Italian food and gin!
Advanced Microsoft Excel, Google Analytics, several market research /data platforms.
Which HITCHEN WAY behaviour do you feel best describes you?
C = Champions Change. Because I am always looking to challenge why something is done the way it is, to simplify into a more logical and efficient process.
Name: Tom Ford
25th August 2015 as a Maintenance Engineer
My day-to-day work changes, from planned maintenance work, breakdowns to project work. The best part of my day is that it’s never the same!
I like hands on work and taking things apart!
I believe it’s very friendly and anybody regardless of position will stop and have a chat with you. I also enjoy all the benefits we get throughout the year.
Yearly bonus and a turkey, chicken or hamper at Christmas.
I have been on several training courses since I joined including D6 boiler, welding TIG L2, F-Gas CAT 1 and electrical fundamentals, to name a few.
A decent burger.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
Spending time at the gym, on my bike or anything with cars!