Abattoir Manager

Company: Pilgrims UK
Location: Lincolnshire
Salary: Competitive
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We know about food!

Pilgrim’s Pride is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality meat products. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

Delivering business success through our people

We have an exciting opportunity for an Abattoir Manager to join the Spalding Operations team. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Site’s Management and Operations teams – providing leadership and direction for colleagues working in the Lairage intake and Abattoir to Chillers Departments.

As part of the Management Team, you will look at identifying new ideas and have a keen eye for aligning capacity, efficiency and output to meet market demand as well as exciting growth targets within the Lairage and Abattoir areas. You will lead a team of a Supervisor and Team Leaders to meet both internal and external customer demands. The role will drive results through and work with/support the team by communicating expectations required by the wider business and are met to the highest standard.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

The ability to lead, motivate and effectively manage a Production team.
Have relevant animal welfare, biosecurity, product and process knowledge as well as having a good understanding of the H&S and Technical/Quality procedures and processes as well as working towards KPIs (to include yields, efficiency and manning levels).
Is proactive – with drive to lead continuous and improvement plans within the Department(s).
Has a practical approach and strong communication skills.
Is flexible – to production from start up to finish.
Has attention to detail, organised and able to work to tight deadlines within an ever-changing, fast-paced environment.

Our people really make the difference

• Determination

• Simplicity

• Availability

• Humility

• Sincerity

• Discipline

• Ownership

What We bring to the table

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Long service awards

• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites

• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites

• On site free parking

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

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