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Engineering Project Manager

Employer
Greencore
Location
Northampton
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager
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.

Here at Northampton, we operate one of the most impressive facilities in Europe, based across a campus of 5 manufacturing units, and we have a team of around 2,000 colleagues making high quality premium products every day. We are the sole supplier of sandwiches, wraps, rolls and sushi for Marks & Spencer.

What you'll be doing

We are looking for an Engineering Project Manager to join our team at Northampton on a 6 month fixed term contract (FTC). 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, 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
  • 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.

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