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Business Improvement Engineer

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 13,000 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 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.

Here at Selby we employ a team over 750 colleagues. A site steeped in history, we are the UK’s number one manufacturer of customer private label cooking sauces and pickles. We have been serving our customers out of our Selby site since 1914.

We produce more than 160 million units per year across 600 different product lines for customers such as Morrisons, Tesco & Asda.

We are looking for a multi-skilled engineer who has a passion to drive improvement through maximising the performance of our operational machines and developing other people to do the same in the business.

What you'll be doing

As a Business Improvement Engineer, your role will be to drive step change improvements in OEE (Availability, Speed & Quality) through maximising the performance of our operational machines.

  • OEE SME – Able to calculate and interrogate OEE to diagnose improvement activities to reduce planned and unplanned downtime and line throughput
  • Machine performance studies to identify and resolve the major causes of downtime, speed loss and/or waste. RCA and BDA techniques
  • Running trials to understand optimum performance settings of machines. Development and communication of new standards. Creation of process confirmations
  • Development of new Preventative Maintenance Routines to embed long term fixes – “maintain the gain” post BI project completion
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to design machine modifications (or new machines) to drive improvements in performance
  • Developing and writing business cases to secure Capital Investment for improvement initiatives in line with Greencore Capital process
  • Running studies to understand and simplify changeover activity
  • Develop good Practice and pro-actively share amongst the GME and GEE community
  • Support the development of colleagues through the delivery of Engineering Excellence training and coaching sessions

What we’re looking for

  • Strong mechanical engineering background within a Food Manufacturing environment
  • Robust root cause analysis skills with ability to identify permanent solutions
  • Good communication skills with ability to engage people in the need for change
  • Awareness of Lean improvement techniques with willingness to learn

If this sounds like you, join us and 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
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • 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.

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