We know about food!

Pilgrim’s Pride is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality meat products. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

Delivering business success through our people

We are looing for a Engineering Project Manager to join our Engineering team. As an Engineering Project Manager you will contribute to the achievement of the Site Objectives by ensuring that plant, equipment, services and buildings are maintained to agreed standards and well within budget. Directing and controlling engineering department to deliver pre planned maintenance and a positive reactive response to breakdowns. Support Group Engineering Projects team to ensure engineering capital projects are delivered in a timely and cost effective manner and participating as a member of the Senior operational team.

Key Responsibilities:

To deliver a sustainable, fit for purpose Planned Maintenance for the site
Management of site downtime to reduce cost of manufacture
Management of Engineering Budget and Major Spends to deliver cost effective Maintenance at site
Provide a positive "Can Do" attitude and sense of urgency around solving issues
Promote Continuous Improvement approach & philosophy within the Engineering Department
Focus the whole team on maximising service, minimising waste and reducing labour costs
Provide clearly defined action plans for resolving operational issues outlining plans, actions, timescales and responsibilities
Promote a Health, Safety & Food Hygiene awareness culture within the Engineering Department and across the site
Provide new concepts and innovative solutions to site issues and deliver through collaborative working
Provide a continuously improving standard of Engineering working practices throughout the site to deliver internal and external customer expectations
Work collaboratively and effectively with Project Engineering Managers on the implementation of capital projects
A clear strategically aligned workforce plan is in place for the department
Key member of the site leadership team
Contributes to driving and maintaining a high performance culture within the function and across the site.
Contributes to creating an engagement culture throughout the business

The successful candidate will hold a C&G, NVQ or equivalent in both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. They will have management experience, ideally in the food industry but this is not essential. They will have strong communication skills and proven experience of project management.

Our people really make the difference

• Determination

• Simplicity

• Availability

• Humility

• Sincerity

• Discipline

• Ownership

What We bring to the table

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Long service awards

• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites

• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites

• On site free parking

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

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