Hygiene /Yard operative

Posted 15 May 2024
Salary £13.97
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Technical
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameTammy Sanderson
Expiry date 12 June 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK.

Here at Manton Wood, we have a team of around 1,700 colleagues. We produce sandwiches and wraps for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Co-op, Asda, Morrisons, Boots, Aldi and Lidl.

Our Manton Wood site has a gym, restaurant with hot food and a staff shop available to all our colleagues.


 What you'll be doing

The role involves maintain the standards of the Yard, removing waste from the factory, always maintaining H&S standards, unloading chemicals, using compactors, completing stock counts and general housekeeping duties. This role is completed all year round in an outdoor environment therefore you will be exposed to the elements, although suitable clothing will be provided.


Reporting to the Hygiene team leader, you will be responsible for the Health and Safety as well as the Hygiene of your Area. Other duties include Fork Truck inspections and pre start checks. A Valid FLT licence is not required as full training will be provided

*         Responsible for the day-to-day duties in the Yard.

*         Health and Safety Compliance in accordance with the company policy.

*         Completion of all safety checks including Fork lift Trucks and Yard/Compactor Checks and Start Ups.

*         Complete all tasks in a safe manner and promoting a safe working environment within your team and across the site wide.

*         Unloading of Vehicles, as per company policies and SOPs

*         Unloading, decanting and transport of chemicals in a safe manner following all chemical safety rules.

*         Cleaning Site Yard area including under Compactors and around Skips/Compactors.

*         Drive all Fork lifts within the guideline set and as per the training.

*         Report any Incidents or Accidents using the correct escalation procedure

The shifts available are as follows;

Days – Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (38.75 hrs) 05:30 - 16:00

What we’re looking for

At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better. 

*         Previous experience with trucks (desirable but not essential) 

*         Able to read and write in English 

*         Basic level of Maths required (booking different amounts on computer, counting stock when issuing etc) 

*         Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. 

*         Strong communication skills and desire to work with other team members. 

*         Physical strength, fitness and dexterity, as they often have to lift heavy packages. 

*         Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

*         The ability to work effectively under limited supervision 


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

*         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.