Site Engineering Manager

Posted 05 March 2024
LocationKiveton Park
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Engineering / Maintenance
Reference005482
Job FunctionOperations
Expiry date 05 May 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.

Our site in Kiveton employs over 600 within 4 factories, including the UK’s largest quiche bakery, producing more than 42 million quiche each year along with a wide range of ready meals and soups.

What You’ll Be Doing

Are you an experienced engineering site lead, looking for a new challenge? Perhaps you’re already working in the food industry but are looking for a larger, more complex site? Or you could be looking to make a move into the food manufacturing world?

We are looking for an Engineering Controller join our Senior Leadership Team, reporting into the General Manager, and lead our large Engineering team at Kiveton. Your team will include a Maintenance Manager, Asset Care Manager and Facilities Manager with 47 indirect reports. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing leadership and direction to the engineering team to create a culture which ensures that people are kept safe, engaged, focused, developed and delivering to their potential while providing reliable manufacturing processes that comply with Food Safety and Health and Safety Standards
  • Establishing structures, processes and procedures which will deliver legislative compliance for the site and consistency in ways of working across all areas and verify their implementation and compliance using periodic audits
  • Continuously develop and improve the site asset base through effective planning for and financial justification of the capital projects necessary to design, construct and install manufacturing processes which improve efficiency and maintain compliance standards
  • Proactively contribute to product development opportunities by applying and sourcing the best available technology and automation to create efficient and sustainable manufacturing process which will enhance our market position
  • Creating and deploying a site engineering strategy, aligned to the Group Greencore Engineering Excellence Vision which supports the site’s strategic goals and is compliant with all company and legislative standards
  • Contributing to the site Leadership team as a functional expert and to the Engineering Leadership Team and engineering forums to ensure engineering solutions support delivery of the business plans

What We’re Looking For

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.

As an Engineering Controller, you will have strong people management experience and be confident developing teams around you. You will also have:

  • Relevant degree (e.g., BEng or equivalent)
  • Membership of recognised professional body – IET/IMech E, ICT/Institute of Mechanical Engineering
  • Sound knowledge of behavioural safety at a site level
  • Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing and Best Practice Maintenance
  • Legionella L8 and HACCP awareness
  • Experience of creating a Lean enterprise culture
  • Able to set, manage and optimise maintenance budgets
  • Experienced in the use and operation of CMMS
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Project Management, ideally with some project management certification
  • Experience coaching and mentoring developing engineers and apprentices
  • Reliability Management expertise (FMECA, RCM, Tribology, CBM, TPM etc)

If this sound like you join us, 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
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

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