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New Director for British Turntable

British Turntable Co. has appointed Tim Entwistle to the board to oversee operations activities, including production and project management and purchasing; he will also be charged with developing system improvements to provide better efficiency and effectiveness.

Since joining the company in March 2005, Tim Entwistle has worked as Operations Manager, managing shop floor operations including fabrication, assembly, fit out, install and servicing work on contract values ranging from under £1k to over £200k. He has also project managed site installations, a varied role that has included aspects of health and safety, human resources, contract management, marketing and ICT as well as general company administration and site maintenance.

Tim comments: "With manufacturing in the UK on the decline, manufacturers have to work hard to maintain their competitiveness; they need to be well equipped with modern manufacturing techniques, streamlined operations and processes and take advantage of new technology. British Turntable has always been very aware of the need to move forward, and I am looking forward to helping company improve its competitiveness further in worldwide markets by creating and developing sleek, smooth production operations and ensuring our stringent quality standards are adhered to." <

Tim, who was born, bred and lives in Bolton, gained a M.Eng degree in Manufacturing Management and B.Eng. degree with honours in Manufacturing Systems Engineering with Management at Nottingham Trent University before embarking on a MBA in Entrepreneurship course for owner-managed and small or medium sized enterprises at The University of Manchester. He is a member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology and is currently working to attain Chartered Engineer status.

His previous employment has been in strategic process management roles, including production controller and subsequently project engineer at Marl International Group in Cumbria, improvement implementation manager and production control manager at Bombardier Transportation in Crewe, and systems advisor and IT consultant for Bartec (UK).