Modern Dalehead – Fresh Thinking!

Dalehead is a division of Tulip Ltd, one of the largest meat processors in the UK. We operate five sites across the UK, supplying Waitrose with over 400 products, including fresh pork, bacon, sausage, cooked meats, lamb and added value products. Dalehead as a business boasts an impressive integrated supply chain, producing outdoor bred, free range organic food products for Waitrose. We are investing in innovation and are currently looking for talented people to join us on our journey to deliver our strategic plans. If you have a passion for the food industry and are looking for a great company to work for, then read on!

Here at the Corsham site we produce sliced cooked meats, slow cook/BBQ products.

We are looking for a Proactive Section Leader to join our Curing Department. This area is responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing process prior to cooking.

The role includes:

Compliance with all Health and Safety requirements

Ensure all team members including agency staff have appropriate training and a proactive approach to their role

Actively engage with all CI activity within the area

Compliance with all Technical & customer specifications

Ensure daily KPI’s are met

Performance management

Promote a culture in line with the Pilgrims values

The successful candidate will have:

Previous experience of working in a FMGC environment

Previous Management/Supervisory experience

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Strong leadership skills and the ability to lead and motivate the team.

Ability to prioritise workload

The role is crucial to the efficient running of the site and therefore you will be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills when liaising with internal departments and external contractors and have a flexible and proactive approach to ensure the overall needs of the business are met.

Ideally you will have direct experience working with food processing and packaging equipment, however familiarisation training will be provided for the right candidate.

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. 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.