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Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a FACILITIES MANAGER to join our team at Florette in Lichfield. In this pivotal role, you'll manage all facilities systems relating to contractors, Florette Employees, Insurance inspections, Plant and Equipment and will ensure that these are up to date. You'll ensure all corrective actions are recorded and actioned with the relevant contractor, and will ensure departmental Health & Safety procedures are appropriately managed.
The role also has direct responsibility for managing the site services team (including water treatment) and reception.

Working hours: Full Time, Permanent, Mon-Fri 37.5 hours a week.

About Us

Agrial Fresh Produce grows, processes and distributes pre-packed, ready to eat, fresh salad bags and bowls to some of the UK's well-known retailers and restaurants. We have an enviable client base, supplying household names and blue-chip customers and have an unwavering a focus on providing the highest quality products and... levels of service. The business is more recognisable in the UK by its Florette salad brand, and we are one of the UK’s leading producers in the industry. We have a recipe for success through our EPIC values and working together as one team. Owned by the French co-operative group Agrial, our UK operations are formed of three factory sites and a farming operation. We’re a responsible, ethically led business focussed on operating our business in a sustainable and ethical manner.

Main Responsibilities
• Work in conjunction with the Site Engineering Manager and Maintenance Manager to ensure all Engineering Health and Safety documentation and procedures across site are adhered to and all the relevant documentation is up to date.
• To continually identify infrastructure improvements and make recommendations across the site; identify energy saving opportunities.
• Maintain accurate maintenance records to establish cost of ownership, to facilitate proactive maintenance and better procurement of new equipment.
• Understand the criticality of plant and equipment to business performance and prioritise and manage all site service activity.
• To create and maintain a site engineering standards policy for both contractors and our own internal engineers to drive standards across site.
• Contract management - reviews, tendor selection, RAM’s reviews, contractor approval.
• Identify and manage facilities projects.
• Management of water treatment including all compliance activities.

Skills and Experience Required
• Previous experience in a facilities management in a fast moving manufacturing environment.
• Awareness and understanding of statutory requirements and legislation.
• Flexible approach with business awareness.
• Experience of running computer based operating systems.
• Relevant NEBOSH qualification.

What You Will Get In Return

A competitive salary, inclusion in our annual bonus scheme and a range of employee benefits you’d expect from a market leading business, including:
• Life Assurance - three times your basic salary paid to your nominated beneficiary.
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme: providing a Remote GP service along with a 24/7 helpline for financial, legal, medical and life issues.
• A flexible & competitive annual leave entitlement that increases with service and offers an option to purchase additional holiday.
• Personalised training and development.
• Employee discount and salary finance schemes.
• Recognition awards, an annual volunteering day and a free staff transport service*
• Free Staff Transport Service covering: Lichfield, Tamworth, Burton on Trent, Cannock, Rugeley, Burntwood.

Next Steps

It’s an exciting time to join our business! We’re looking for positive and innovative people to join our professional team. If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and want a new challenge we would love for you to join us on our journey!

Please apply directly or alternatively contact Liza Crane, Recruitment Officer for a totally confidential discussion.

Note to recruitment agencies: this role is being handled by the company HR team and no agency contact is required.

Agrial Fresh Produce reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

We are committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of all of our staff. That’s why we’ve taken the Mental Health at Work Commitment and are currently delivering a programme of activities to ensure that everyone can have open and honest conversations about their wellbeing in the workplace and feel supported. We encourage applications from persons with experience of poor mental health and are committed to supporting our employees to fulfil their potential and perform at their best in work.

Agrial Fresh Produce Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer. In addition, as part of Responsible Recruitment, Agrial Fresh Produce Ltd believes in the Employer Pay Principle. No worker should pay for a job – the costs of recruitment should be borne not by the worker but by the employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: 242723INDL
Lichfield UK


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