Dalehead is a division of Pilgrim’s Pride UK, one of the largest meat processors in the UK. Operating across the UK, supplying Waitrose with over 400 products, including fresh pork, bacon, sausage, cooked meats, lamb and added value products. Dalehead as a business boasts an impressive integrated supply chain, producing outdoor bred, free range organic food products for Waitrose. We are investing in innovation and are currently looking for talented people to join us on our journey to deliver our strategic plans. If you have a passion for the food industry and are looking for a great company to work for, then read on!

Here at the Corsham site we produce sliced cooked meats, slow cook and BBQ products.

We are currently looking for a proactive & inspiring Manufacturing Manager to join our team.

The role includes:

Compliance with all Health and Safety requirements – we believe Safety is a Condition!

Ability to lead, motivate & develop the production team

To ensure that all products are manufactured according to specification.

Achieving targets, KPI’s and efficiencies through the effective management of your team whilst continuously reviewing and identifying potential improvements/initiatives.

Actively engage with all Operational Excellence activity across the site.

Compliance with all Technical & customer specifications

Ensure any non-conformances raised are closed off within specified timescales

Promote a culture in line with the Pilgrims values

Work closely with support functions – SHE, HR, Technical inc Process Development, NPD, Engineering, Planning and Finance

The successful candidate will ideally have:

Strong leadership skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

People management experience within a fast-moving environment, preferably within a FMCG environment and have planning and organisational skills.

PC skills are essential as is a good level of literacy and numeracy.

Ability to prioritise workload

Experience within a food manufacturing environment

IOSH Managing Safely

Due to the nature of the business a flexible approach is required to the working hours

The role is crucial to the efficient running of the site and therefore you will be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills when liaising with internal departments and external contractors and have a flexible and proactive approach to ensure the overall needs of the business are met.

Ideally you will have direct experience working with food processing and packaging equipment, however familiarisation training will be provided for the right candidate.

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