Engineering Project Manager

Posted 08 May 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Engineering / Maintenance
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameSamantha Calvey
Expiry date 08 July 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

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

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.

Here in Boston we employ around 400 colleagues and produce ready to eat salads, prepared vegetables and snacks for many of the major retailers such as Coop, Boots, Greggs, Costco, Spar and BOL.

What You'll Be Doing

As an Engineering Project Manager, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Develop user requirement specifications to ensure the clear and common understanding of agreed objectives and standards are established as the basis for project planning 
  • 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 
  • Ensure that change control procedures are adhered to and that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets, and ensure that these are endorsed by stakeholders 
  • Monitor bought-in services, including external suppliers such as technology partners or outsourced providers, to ensure the adherence to standards and the delivery of agreed specifications 
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate risks that could affect the success of the project through a maintenance of a topical risk management plan which ensures that all stakeholders are aware of obstacles to successful delivery 
  • Provide effective leadership to the project team, supporting development and managing performance 
  • Provide advisory support for Product Development, engaging with the team to ensure engineering involvement from product concept through to launch is achieved 
  • Liaise with customers on specific projects to ensure alignment of technology, performance, quality and technical standards so that the general manufacturing solution is fully supported 
  • Seek out engineering solutions for recognised manufacturing unit issues including capacity, efficiency, PD, Health and Safety, Hygiene, Technical, Environmental to ensure continuous improvement in the locations standards of performance 

What We're Looking For

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will be familiar with AutoCAD or similar design software and able to use Microsoft Project. You will also have: 

  • Experience with a recognised project delivery method such as PMI/PRINCE2 
  • Current knowledge of Risk Management legislation and CDM regulations 
  • Proven track record of managing contracts and third-party providers 
  • Familiarity with technologies: Data Centre Hosting, Managed Infrastructure Services, ERP Implementation, BI Implementation to look for alignment and efficiencies with local manufacturing requirements. 
  • Qualified in food hygiene level 3 
  • Qualified and able to assess machinery safety 

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity. 

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What You'll Get In Return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • 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.