You may not have heard of Greencore, but we can guarantee that you’ve eaten one of our products from sandwiches to sushi, to ready meals and many more that we supply for all the major supermarkets and retailers in the UK. We are the leading producer of convenience foods, but we want to do more, we want to grow and innovate, and we are looking for someone to help us on this journey!
Here at Atherstone, we have a team of around 580 colleagues. We produce Sandwiches, Wraps, Rolls, Bircher pots, and Toasties for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Aldi, Costa, and many more.
Contract Type: Permanent – Fulltime
Shift: 4 on 3 off x2, 4 on 2 off, 18:30 – 05:00
Salary: Competitive
Location: Greencore, Carlyon Road Industrial, CV9 1LQ
(Please note this is a full-time role only)
What you’ll be doing –
  • Ensure smooth production operations in alignment with the agreed plan during your shift, while also capturing essential performance data and verifying task completion to our stringent standards.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to troubleshoot any machinery or material issues, conducting thorough quality checks to uphold food safety, customer, and quality standards.
  • Champion a safety-conscious culture, ensuring strict adherence to health and safety protocols within the designated area, while also emphasizing proper hygiene and maintenance practices among all staff.
  • Take charge of pre-start safety checks, promptly reporting any near misses, and actively monitoring the welfare of your team, while also upholding product quality standards in day-to-day operations.
  • Contribute to the establishment and monitoring of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), taking ownership of achieving set targets through effective coordination and control.
  • Uphold food safety regulations by overseeing that all manufacturing and product handling procedures maintain a hygienic environment.
  • Foster smooth communication channels within and between departments to ensure seamless operations.
  • Coordinate task rotation among colleagues, providing performance feedback and promoting adherence to operational standards to enhance their skills and confidence. Additionally, manage breaks, monitor working time, and report absences to line managers.
  • Take responsibility for managing colleagues’ leave schedules and handling holiday/absence arrangements across all teams.
  • Ensure accurate and comprehensive completion of all paperwork across various Production department, ensuring reliability and legibility and administer ad hoc duties.
What we’re looking for –
  • Display strong communication skills, capable of effectively engaging, influencing, and motivating others, while demonstrating a genuine enjoyment of collaborating with people and teams.
  • Show dedication not only to personal growth but also to expanding skills and fostering development within your team.
  • Possess an understanding and appreciation of health, safety, and environmental practices and procedures.
  • Recognize and adapt to the dynamic nature of manufacturing processes, understanding their evolving demands and pace.
  • Demonstrate prior experience in delivering production plans, achieving key performance indicators, and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Comfortably utilize data and software systems for tasks such as data entry and maintaining paper traceability records.
  • While experience in chilled food manufacturing is preferred, candidates from other Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) backgrounds will also be considered.
  • Exhibit the ability to work independently and effectively manage a team.
What you’ll get in return –
  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Refer a friend scheme – £300 per friend referred (T&C apply)
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Employee awards and long service awards
  • Accredited Greencore qualifications, learning and development opportunities.
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform where you can receive discounts on retail, travel, and more.
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform
Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on-the-job training and development opportunities to further your career.
We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

Permanent – Full-Time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1LQ

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