Machine Minder - Days

Posted 07 March 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameAdela Parlog
Expiry date 30 April 2024

Job description

Why Greencore? 


We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day. 


We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 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, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn. 


Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties. 


Here at Bow, we have a team of around 800 colleagues. We produce sandwiches, wraps, platters, sub rolls and baguettes for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Sainsbury’s, Co-op, Asda, Morrisons.


What you'll be doing


To manage the day-to-day operation of packaging/ depositing machines in Production on a shift basis. To assist the Line Leader to achieve operational KPI’s and drive continuous improvement. 

Key Activities

 § Label checking at start and finish of each reel, also checking for correct information. 

 § Complete label/line check sheets to ensure conformity and standard  

§ Feed labels/ films onto machines 

 § Ensure complete preparation of the machine prior to the start of shift 

 § Check quality of packaging/ skillets  

§ Complete regular metal detector tests 

 § Liaise with engineers about machine efficiency. 

 § Maintain line efficiency at or exceeding planned line speed.  

§ Maintain hygiene and good housekeeping.  

§ Complete fast change overs 


Shift Pattern: Sunday to Thursday; 6 am – depends on the finish plan.


What we’re looking for 

 Pass the Greencore numeracy and literacy test. 

 On the job training 

 Communication, attention to detail, time management and problem-solving skills 


If this sounds like you join us, 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.