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 looking for a driven, versatile Production Operations Manager. You will help shape and structure the operational side of the business moving forward. This will include overseeing the management and smooth running of the Abattoir through to Despatch, as well as Planning.

As part of the Senior Management Team, you will look at identifying new ideas and have a keen eye for aligning capacity, efficiency and output to meet market demand as well as exciting growth targets. You will lead Departmental Managers and support with the co-ordination of the workflow between departments, monitoring and improving processes as required, ensuring on time deliver, exceptional quality levels and customer service coupled with the mindset and aptitude to deliver change and results.

Accountabilities and responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

Delivering KPIs – to include providing actions and evidencing results.
Meeting and exceeding customer requirements in terms of Quality, Food Safety, Animal Welfare, Cost & Delivery.
Strategically planning both from a resource and capacity planning perspective.
Driving continuous improvement in both our processes and quality.
Challenging, mentoring and coaching people (to include objectively assess own teams’ performance) as well as challenging processes and practices within production.
Actively promote and deliver improved health and safety behaviours – leading the achievement of a strong Health & Safety culture (and environmental awareness).
Assisting with any other elements of the day to day running of the production and working as part of our team environment.

Our Ideal Candidate will be able to work well under pressure and make decisions with the required amount of urgency. You will be able to anticipate and identify challenges, owning these through to conclusion. Whilst understanding factors that affect efficiency, you will also be able to demonstrate tangible and sustained KPI improvements. Finally, you will be able to demonstrate strong team building and people management skills.

Our people really make the difference

• Determination

• Simplicity

• Availability

• Humility

• Sincerity

• Discipline

• Ownership

What We bring to the table

• 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

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.

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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