Engineering Stores and Inventory Programme Lead

Posted 19 April 2024
Job type Fixed-Term - Full Time
Discipline Engineering / Maintenance
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameSamantha Calvey
Expiry date 21 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.

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’re looking for an Engineering Stores Improvement Programme Lead for a 12-month fixed term contract (FTC) who will be responsible for managing and coordinating the engineering stores improvement programme across the Greencore estate.

You will be working closely with site engineering teams across the Group to put in a standardised approach to the engineering stores programme.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Acting as a change catalyst to liaise with all manufacturing units to standardise store layouts, workflows, SOPs, group policies and procedures
  • Working with the procurement team to determine our PSL
  • Partnering with suppliers, aiming at improved material quality and performance while reducing inventory and costs
  • Completing Asset register and bills of materials for site equipment to identify replacement parts
  • Defining an engineering stores/inventory strategy including standardised methods and processes

What We’re Looking For

As the Engineering Stores Improvement Programme Lead, you will ideally have:

  • Degree level education or equivalent in Business, Engineering or a related subject
  • Knowledge of building a world class engineering store
  • Knowledge of Total Productive Maintenance / Lean approaches
  • Ability to analyse cost effectiveness and make sound commercial and business decisions to reduce costs
  • Exposure of driving continuous improvement initiatives across multiple sites
  • Understanding of engineering inventory systems; ideally through Mainsaver
  • Experienced in successful system deployment, including latest knowledge of Industry 4.0 across multiple sites
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), PowerBI, experience with defining and deploying CMMS across multiple sites
  • Ability to work closely with all levels within the factory environment

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.