Moffat drives for growth with management restructure

Scottish manufacturer focuses on new product development

Donald Reid, sales manager

E & R Moffat has made recent changes to its management structure that are designed to drive the company forward.  “New product development is at the heart of our growth strategy,” says managing director William Moffat.  “We’ve always had close relationships with our customers, both dealers and end users, and we’ve worked with them to develop our NPD strategy – in some cases that means improvements to established lines, in others it’s about evolving new ideas and concepts. The new structure is designed to ensure our NPD continues to evolve to meet our customers’ changing needs.”

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Free-flow merchandiser heats up the grab and go market

Moffat’s clever airflow system keeps hot food in pristine condition

Moffat’s heated merchandiser looks terrific and has an advanced airflow system that keeps hot food in pristine condition. The MH1 is perfect for holding paninis, pastries and soups and is suitable for a wide range of outlets, from cafes and convenience stores to leisure centres and schools.  The open front and attractive display, including full length LED lighting, encourage sales and ensure customers have easy access to the foods.  Meanwhile the clever airflow minimises energy consumption while keeping food at the correct temperature, between 65°C and 75°C.

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‘Really smart’ merchandiser ups food sales at Torwood Garden Centre

“Don’t let them take it away!” – garden centre’s Blossoms Bistro trials Moffat’s new unit

A good merchandiser can make a huge difference to food sales. E & R Moffat has recently developed a new merchandiser range, called Free-Flow Grab & Go, and asked Blossoms Bistro, in Torwood Garden Centre in Larbert, Stirlingshire, to trial one of the units. “We’re a very busy catering operation in a very popular garden centre, so I guess we were an ideal test case,” says Lindsey Miller, catering manager at Torwood. In fact, Lindsey was so impressed with the merchandiser that, once the trial was over, she kept it. “I told the owners, ‘don’t let them take it away, I need it!’”

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Catering Insight Newsletter 26th September

Catering Insight Newsletter 26th September

Equipment buying consortium Cedabond began its 40th anniversary celebration and Product Awareness Forum by honouring its suppliers at a special dinner.

The event, taking place at Whittlebury Hall in Northamptonshire until 27 September, saw 30 of the group’s suppliers presented with a trophy to commemorate the occasion.

Catering Insight editor, Clare Nicholls, and Lyndsey Martin, commercial manager at Hotelympia organiser Fresh Montgomery, were on hand to dole out the accolades.

Square display is cool for hot food

Moffat’s stylish heated display unit keeps food in prime condition

Moffat’s bespoke division has just created a heated display unit with an unusual design – it’s square all over, and is divided into square display areas.  The heated Squared Display Servery was originally built for a customer looking for something very different to promote its savoury products, which are served with potato wedges.

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Multi Skilled Refrigeration/Catering Equipment Engineer required

Location:      Midlands preferred but not essential

Permanent:  Full-time

Salary:         Attractive package to the successful applicant,

Including stocked van, phone, fuel / credit cards, uniform

The company

E&R Moffat is a leading commercial catering equipment manufacturer who supply products throughout the UK. As a multi skilled individual you will be responsible for:

  • Technical cover throughout England /Wales
  • Providing service / maintenance on refrigerated / electrical commercial catering equipment such as ovens, bain maries, hot cupboards, refrigerated merchandisers and food trolleys.
  • Working within public sector (schools, hospitals etc and private sector clients

Skills/ experience required

  • Refrigeration – F-Gas qualification
  • Experience of maintaining, installation of Catering Equipment
  • CSCS or equivalent

Desirable accreditation: 17th Edition, Electrical Test/final Inspection, PAT testing

Person specification:

  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Positive and flexible individual with solution focused attitude
  • Reliable, confident with the ability to work on their own or as part of a team

If you have the required skills and competencies and would like to apply for this position please email stating your name, position attaching a current cv.

The closing date for this vacancy is Monday  25th  September 2017