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

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-focussed 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

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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