Summary

A member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers after 26 formative years at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars from Craft Apprentice to Senior Manager.
Further Senior appointments in industrial process sectors has enabled many years of detailed, operational and corporate strategic knowledge to provide business analysis and interim management for any business of any size in all fields related to the selling of product and services related to their processes and people.
The creation of Lutton Consultancies Limited based in North Yorkshire but with strong links in the North West, Cheshire born as owner / Director has helped client organisations realise their full potential across all business sectors. Currently working with a business in North Yorkshire in all those related fields.
Business development has moved on a pace with, since October 2013 an additional strategic direction of business creation and ownership. This has developed into co-owner and Director of Tesserrae Holdings (2013) Limited. This company will headline for the creation of an Engineering / Manufacturing Group of Companies. The first acquisition being Cambmac Engineering Limited based in March, Cambridgeshire who specialise in bespoke high quality CNC machined components and system developments. Further acquisitions will be forthcoming in 2014



Email: ajd@luttonconsultancies.co.uk:
Tel/Fax: 01944 738468

Email: alan.dutton@cambmac.co.uk
Tel/Fax: 01354 655270 / 01354 657447

Email: alan.dutton@tesserrae.co.uk
Mobile (for all companies): 07980 447519

Expertise


•Company Owner / Director providing the inspiration and strategic direction for growth in employment, turnover and profitability.
•Project Management.
•Process Planning
•Interim Management.
•Supply Chain development.
•Bill of Material construction and development.
•Business and Sales Development.
•Operational Management.
•Legislation/Approval development.
•Detail Design; Development and Product Testing & Approvals.
•Customer Warranty.
•Product Change; Quality Systems; Cost Justification; CAPEX & Budgetry /P & L control.
•Employee effectiveness and catalyst for idea generation
•Lecturing and presentations on:- Procedures; Business Operations; Product Change; Effectiveness of relationships & Project Management.
•Negotiation & Conflict Management resolution.



Experience

  • Lutton Consultancies Ltd

    Director
    1 - 5 Employees 2009 - Current
    Consultancy / Interim Management Company dedicated to providing business solutions and Interim Management to any small; medium or large organisations to improve profitability at any location internal or external to United Kingdom
  • Clayton Heaters Limited

    Eng. Manager / Sales Account Manager
    2001 - 2009
    Reporting to the Board having responsibilty for Engineering and OEM Sales Accounts. Created new products and Project Managed components genenerated for new clients from concept through to installation and sign off.
  • Bersford Plastics

    General Manager
    1999 - 2001
    Reporting to the private owner controlled all aspects of general plant management, related costs and P & L, production, output, supply chain, employee relations, quality standards and product development.
  • Plaxton Coach and Bus

    Engineering Manager
    1993 - 1999
    Functional head of Engineering and member of the strategic operational board having day to day control of the business. Implemented new working practices; Project Managed new product introductions; managed interplant transfers and product development; delivered improvements in the supply chain and delivered improvements in timing and cost control.
  • Autoliv

    Project Manager
    1993 - 1993
    Development of automotive driver air-bag systems with co-ordination responsibility between factories in UK, Sweden and Spain the Customer and suppliers.
  • Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

    Various - Apprentice Toolmaker to Senior Manager
    1966 - 1992
    Incrementally promoted from indentured Craft Apprentice (Toolmaker) through to Senior Manager having held positions of new vehicle Project Manager; Chief Body Engineer; Manager Experimental & Prototype Dept and Company Timing Manager - NPI. All other related skills developed as would be expected from a blue-chip company.
  • Tesserrae Holdings (2013) Limited

    Co owner and Director
    1 - 5 Employees 2013 - Current
    Holding Company who will head up a future Engineering /Manufacturing Group
  • Cambmac Engineering Limited

    Co owner and Director
    6 - 20 Employees 2013 - Current
    Manufacturer of bespoke CNC engineered components and systems
  • Lutton Consultancies Limited

    - Current
    Lutton Consultancies Limited

Education History

  • Degree - Mechanical Engineering

    Staffordshire University
    1970 - 1974

Qualifications

BSc Mech Eng; ONC Mech Eng

Clubs and Associations

AMIMechE
Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Cambridge Chamber of Commerce through Cambmac Engineering Limited

Interests and Hobbies

Reading
Listening to Music
DIY

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