Sleaford Closing Date: 2020-12-08 Ref: PILXY565106
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
Following an internal promotion, we have a Site Director opportunity at our Ruskington site within Retail Packing. You will be accountable for Health and Safety, have full ownership of site financial contribution and ensuring all resources are efficiently deployed within the site. As a member of the Group leadership team you will also be responsible for delivering Group-wide objectives and or initiatives.
Responsible for the delivery of site optimum utilisation, growth plans and championing operational excellence, Lean and CI initiatives, your Site Director or General Manager experience, food knowledge, preferably with snacking products and your enthusiasm, innovative, simplistic forward-thinking approach, as well as your understanding of multi retailer expectations, will be highly advantageous. In addition, your passion for food, energy, confidence, and your hands-on approach will support your success.
Humility, trust, engagement and building strong relationships is equally very important to you. Your hunger for team success and your first-class people management skill, ability to implement change management, including cultural change, underpins your passion for people and ensures team members are effectively supported, feel engaged and trained and developed to the highest standards, mastering their success. Setting clear business performance objectives, creating a strong culture of involvement and sharing required competencies, utilising company agreed tools such as 360-degree feedback, 9 Box and coaching techniques will support your team members success and beyond. Proactively talent mapping for the future supporting internal promotion or through new hires will contribute to the success of the site.
Being available and working in collaboration with your site team and other key stakeholders ensuring all financials are rigorously maintained and controlled through effective approved financial systems and production processes will be imperative. Collectively you will Identify areas to reduce cost and maximise profit, controlling standard yield and labour variance, achieved through site optimisation and use of benchmarking techniques. In addition, you will be determined to seek out opportunities to proactively deliver significant multi-functional profit improvements. embracing operational excellence that will support site success and to be the best.
Our people really make the difference
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.