Engineering Programme Manager

Posted 23 January 2024
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Engineering / Maintenance
Job FunctionOperations
Expiry date 03 June 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.



What You’ll Be Doing

We are currently looking for an Engineering Programme Manager who will be responsible for leading engineering projects across our Boston, Spalding and Wisbech sites.

Our Boston and Spalding sites produce ready to eat and bulk salad products and our Wisbech site is responsible for manufacturing premium chilled ready to cook meals.

As the Engineering Programme Manager, you will have two Engineering Project Managers reporting directly to you, responsible for delivery on-site and you will be managing the budget across all three sites, overseeing 40+ projects of varying sizes.


Your other responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Apply governance across the cluster capital programme ensuring that the Capital management process is understood, deployed, and executed in line with the businesses Capital management policy
  • Partnering with the Site General Manager’s and Operations Director to raise the cluster capital plan and then monitor and control capital investment spending to ensure cash flow is both aligned with agreed budgets and appropriately distributed across the life cycle of the project
  • Oversee the delivery of multi-site or large strategic projects to ensure the delivery of agreed return on the capital investment objectives
  • Proactively manage end-to-end project or change implementation within well-defined timelines and budgets, covering all facets of implementation, ensuring that project objectives are achieved


What We’re Looking For

As our Engineering Programme Manager, you will be confident managing a team and will be able to draw on your experience of overseeing multiple sites whilst also being comfortable in a hands-on capacity.

You will also have:

  • Previous evidence of performing highly complex work activities covering engineering, technical, financial, health, safety, and quality aspects
  • A subject matter expert to advise the group (Mech, Elec, Civil, Automation, CDM, DSEAR ect)
  • An understanding of relevant technologies and practices in an FMCG environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a robust project and programme methodology/best practice
  • Experience with a recognised project delivery method such as PMI/PRINCE2
  • Familiarity with technologies: Data Centre Hosting, Managed Infrastructure Services, ERP Implementation, BI Implementation to look for alignment and efficiencies with local manufacturing requirements


What You'll Get In Return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.