Marten Schlender


Angestellt, Geschäftsführer Werke/Supply Chain Management (Managing Director Operations/SCM), Schne-frost Produktion GmbH & Co. KG

Löningen, Germany


Food and Dairy Technology Expert with 25+ years ex
including 10 years at senior/director level
Degree (Diplom-Ingenieur) in Studies of Food and D
3 year Apprenticeship in Dairy Technology in Olden
NEBS Full Management Diploma
Successful start up of two green field Dairy Opera
Advanced Food Hygiene
HACCP Principles and theit Application in Food Saf
IOSH Managing Safely
Understanding Tesco Food Manufacturing Standard
Finance and Project Management
High Performance Coaching & Mentoring
Plant Management


Professional experience for Marten Schlender

  • Current 3 years and 5 months, since Apr 2019

    Geschäftsführer Werke/Supply Chain Management (Managing Director Operations/SCM)

    Schne-frost Produktion GmbH & Co. KG
  • Current 12 years and 1 month, since Aug 2010

    Plant Manager (Betriebsleiter)

    Schne-frost Ernst Schnetkamp GmbH & Co. KG

    Production of more than 350 articles of potatoes specialties all frozen food using 100,000 tons of potatoes per year supplying different markets. Overall responsibility for the entire Operation including production, planning, engineering and internal logistics.

  • 2 years and 7 months, Jan 2008 - Jul 2010

    Joint Managing Director

    NOM Dairy UK LTD

    Overall responsibility of managing the entire Operation incl. Production, Engineering, QA and Site & Service producing yogurt and yogurt drinks (capacity circa 450 million units) in a brand new Dairy (£60 million investment)

  • 7 years and 3 months, Oct 2000 - Dec 2007

    Factory Production Manager

    MULLER DAIRY UK LTD Market Drayton, Shropshire, UK

    Responsible for production of 1.7 billion units/year with 21 filling lines in two production buildings – 200 FTE Production of 210,000 tons/year of “white base” – yogurt, milk rice, fromage frais, etc. – 30 FTE Production of 45,000 tons/year of fruit preparation with three fruit plants – 50 FTE Responsible for entire raw material warehouse – 50 FTE Responsible for “Re Packing Operation” – half automated re packing of products into different formats – 300 million units/year – 25 FTE and 150 agency s

  • 8 years and 5 months, May 1992 - Sep 2000

    Production Manager

    MULLER DAIRY UK LTD Market Drayton, Shropshire, UK

    Production of 210,000 tons/year of yogurt, milk rice, fromage frais, etc. by using fully automated “state of the art” processing equipment. Deputizing in the absence of the Factory Production Manager

  • 1 year and 5 months, Dec 1990 - Apr 1992

    Production Manager

    MOLKEREI ALOIS MÜLLER GMBH & CO. KG, Fischach, Germany

    Responsible for production of different sour milk products and yogurts, 35 full-time employees Control, documentation and continuous improvement of the production process Budgetary control for the department

Educational background for Marten Schlender

  • 1988 - 1990

    Studies of Food and Dairy Technology

    University of Applied Science Hanover (Germany)


  • English


  • German

    First language


Running - I have completed 6 Marathons (5 x London and 1x New York) raising
money for charities. I was a founder member of the Müller Running Club and I was heavily involved in the organization and running of the Müller 10k Road Race.
I also like to drive on my motor bike (BMW R1200R)

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