Project Engineering Manager

At Premier Foods, we create the food the nation loves for modern life.

We’re one of Britain’s largest branded food companies, employing around 4,000 people in over 14 sites across the country, and supplying a range of retail, wholesale, foodservice and other customers with some of Britain’s best-loved brands. Those brands include Ambrosia desserts, Batchelors convenient meals, Bisto and OXO stocks and gravies, Loyd Grossman and Sharwood’s cooking sauces, and Mr. Kipling cakes.

Chances are you have one of our products in your home, as over 95% of British households bought one of our products last year.

Location Salary Function Closing date
Nationwide Competitive Package Project Engineering 28-10-2016

Job description

At Premier Foods, our purpose is to create the food our nation loves most for modern life. And we’ve been doing it for a long time - many of our much-loved brands have been part of UK life for more than a century.
We’re introducing innovative new products and changing how people cook and consume food.  Almost 95% of UK households have our products in their cupboards, and we have a burgeoning International business. We’re going places and it’s a great time to join us.
We're delighted to offer the opportunity for an experienced Project Engineering Manager to support the delivery of major Grocery capital investment plans with in the Business Unit’s 3 year strategic plan.
Acting as a source of expertise and advice on Project Management and all elements of the assigned strategic project, you will proactively drive and manage the use of Premier Project Management techniques and philosophy within all of our factories.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities
Management of individual, strategic site specific capital investment projects including:-
  • Ensuring Capex programmes adhere to group policies and procedures
  • Monitoring and reporting progress of Capex programme
  • Scheduling and monitoring of individual and overall cash flow and phasing
  • To act as the single point of contact for Major Site Capex projects working with central functions as required
  • To introduce world class manufacturing standards
  • To present regular updates to Senior Grocery team
 Project Management
  • Accountable to the site, fully responsible for the delivery of key high value strategic assigned projects through installation, commissioning and successful implementation
  • Provide the drive and leadership necessary to oversee all other strategic Capex projects which remain on the budgeted Capex list
  • Programme coordination and synchronisation of information
  • Commercial interaction with the Group Central functions
 Minimum Requirements
  • Engineering Degree, BEng or MEng
  • Project Management Tools and Techniques, eg: PRINCE2
It is anticipated that this role is a key step towards a future Factory General Manager or Operational Director level

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