Line Coordinator - Nights

Posted 10 June 2024
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production Management
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameMadalina Usmet
Expiry date 12 July 2024

Job description

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 Northampton, we operate one of the most impressive facilities in Europe, based across a campus of 5 manufacturing units, and we have a team of around 2,000 colleagues making high quality premium products every day . We are the sole supplier of sandwiches, wraps, rolls and sushi for Marks & Spencer.


Contract Type: Permanent - Fulltime

Shift: Friday - Tuesday, 22:00 - 06:30

Salary: Competitive

Location: Greencore, Northampton


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.