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.

The successful candidate will:

Execute a hands-on approach to planned and unplanned maintenance activities to agreed standards, ensuring the engineering team are working safely at all times.

Ensure assets are ready to produce products that are of an excellent quality, despatched on time in full to the satisfaction of our customers

Ensure a robust and clearly communicated safe system of work is applied for all activities that the engineering team undertake

Coach, train and give advice and understanding to Engineering colleagues to achieve continual improvements in training and knowledge of the engineering team.

Act with integrity at all times to build a culture of a professional engineering team with proactive equipment-focused continuous improvement skills

Deliver on relevant Key Performance Indicators

Ensure that all aspects of area operation are adequately resourced and scheduled with the correct skill levels to deliver output and quality objectives, and to provide legal compliance.

Create and sustain a highly-motivated team with a developing set of skills for continuous improvement of team performance.

Take initiative set the standard for the team and monitor performance

Ensure clarity of role for team members to include assigning tasks through service sheets, coaching, following up and giving feedback to individuals.

Support improvement projects

Coordinate exceptional activity such as project work, changes to standard working patterns etc

Conduct data analysis and be able to plot trends and spot opportunities

Act as deputy to the Engineering Manager

Overseeing and monitoring the performance of external contractors who work on the site

Skills and experience required:

Has detailed knowledge of all site Engineering systems, processes and procedures

Clearly understands and drives KPI improvement under the five manufacturing pillars

Actively encourages, organizes and applies lean techniques and processes

Delivers quality and accuracy in own and teams work.

Delivers high workplace standards

Effectively uses resources available, people, utilities and materials

Able to cope under pressure and flex with peaks in personal workload

Able to use and understand management operating systems and IT-based packages.

Able to anticipate/identify problems and use available resources to provide effective solutions

Able to act on decisions with the corresponding level of urgency.

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