Hygiene Manager

  • Job Reference: 941791391-2
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Pilgrim&;s Food Masters
  • Location: Greenford, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About Pilgrim s Food Masters

We are Pilgrim s Food Masters, part of the Pilgrim s family since September 2021, (previously part of Kerry Foods) and we have a proud history of developing brilliant food for our customers and consumers that is enjoyed in millions of UK and Irish homes every year.

The wider Pilgrim s company employs around 60,000 people across the globe and we re one of the world s biggest food companies. We aim to become the best and most respected company in our industry creating the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.

Our Pilgrim s Food Masters portfolio includes famous brands that are some of the UK and Irelands Favourites, such as Denny, Galtee, Richmond and Fridge Raiders. We are the UK s biggest producer of prepared meals, making delicious chilled and frozen ready meals for every major supermarket in the UK. And our Accelerator business includes newer brands like Rollover Hot Dogs and Oakhouse Meals that target different consumer groups in unique ways.

We strive every day to make Pilgrim s Food Master s a safe, healthy and happy place to work for all of our 4,500 employees. We will give full and equal consideration to all applicants regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion and sexual orientation. Continuing to build a diverse workforce is fundamental to our business and we value the critical role it plays in creating a truly inclusive workplace.

Key Accountabilities

Lead the Site Hygiene Team to deliver the strategy for Food Safety & Hygiene whilst complying with legislation and driving improvement through governance and initiatives.
Build a safety culture across the site, reducing hazards, risks and incidents by driving the Health & Safety agenda through strong hygiene practices. Ensure team members have the correct training and resource to complete the required task in a safe manner. To ensure the SOPs are maintained and that the team are complying to the processes.
Communicate the progress against targets regularly up and down the organisation ensuring that KPI s are being reviewed and acted upon.
To drive technical excellence for hygiene standards as part of OPEX- Manufacturing Standard (MS). Build relationships and maintain strong communication with effective handovers between days and nights
To develop a strong working relationship with our chemical and cleaning equipment suppliers to ensure we are gaining innovation and full contract support.
To ensure the right resource is in place, with the right capability, to deliver the food safety and hygiene strategy.
To support the Operational team with factory issues and support root cause analysis through active participation of the team.
Maintain the site hygiene budget for the site.
Drive continuous improvement at site to improve our hygiene systems and processes through Group and Site initiatives.
To be a values champion for Hygiene and drive employee engagement actions throughout the team.

Skills and Experience

  • Preferred experience in a FMCG Industry, ideally in a material management role.
  • Understanding of OPEX and it s use in optimising material flow.
  • Experience in material call off with an in depth understanding of material requisition planning systems and their optimisation.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to influence multiple levels of the site.
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced Excel capability
  • Working Knowledge of SAP & Innova or similar manufacturing systems is advantageous.

Why Join Pilgrim s Food Masters
Our values are at the heart of our business and drive everything we do. Availability is key as we are receptive and open and prepared to take on new challenges. Humility is important to us as we listen and respect each other and value opinions of others. Discipline is vital to fulfil commitment internally and externally. We need to be truthful to each other and respectful of other opinions, so Sincerity drives us. At Pilgrim s we focus on what s practical and important so through Simplicity, Ownership and Determination brings success. All these core values culminate into our vision which is: To be the best and most respected company in our industry, creating the opportunity of a better future for our team members.