Maintenance Shift Manager

Posted 21 March 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Engineering / Maintenance
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameSamantha Calvey
Expiry date 03 June 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 Selby we employ a team over 750 colleagues. A site steeped in history, we are the UK’s number one manufacturer of customer private label cooking sauces and pickles. We have been serving our customers out of our Selby site since 1914.

We produce more than 160 million units per year across 600 different product lines for customers such as Morrisons, Tesco & Asda.

What you'll be doing

Are you a multi-skilled Engineer with experience leading and empowering a team? Are you looking for a new technically challenging and varied role?


We are looking for an Maintenance Shift Manager to join Greencore Selby; managing a team of fellow Engineers who maintain and improve the performance of all plant and equipment to achieve maximum machine availability targets.


As a Team Leader you will:

  • Lead an engineering shift team to create a high performing culture where team members are motivated, engaged, and supported to develop and achieve their potential.
  • Plan and prioritise the shift workload for the engineering team to enable production targets to be achieved by maximising machinery up time
  • Execute the planned preventative maintenance schedule to maximise machinery up time and minimise disruption to production targets
  • Ensure all plant and equipment adhere to all relevant legislation and so that a safe working environment is maintained all times
  • Ensure that the permit to work is in place and adhered to so that contractors and colleagues work safely at all times
  • Ensure the shift engineering team adhere to good manufacturing practices (GMP) ensuring compliance with manufacturing unit food safety requirements
  • Lead the engineering team to create a high performing culture; including setting team/individual expectations, leading by example, encouraging and supporting to achieve their potential and ensuring policies are upheld
  • Ensure the accurate and timely documentation of shift activities & performance, escalation of relevant events as required, real time use of CMMS, completion of relevant reports, root cause analysis studies and active contribution to daily meetings

This is a 4 on 4 off rotating days and nights shift.

What we’re looking for

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.

You will:

  • Hold a mechanical or electrical engineering qualification gained through a time served apprenticeship or study, ideally at NVQ L3
  • Knowledge of permit systems, risk assessments and method statements
  • Supervisory experience
  • Have practical experience of fault finding on various types of manufacturing machinery
  • Display PLC Awareness and fault finding capabilities
  • Understand how to maintain Engineering Systems within a manufacturing environment
  • Food or wider FMCG Manufacturing Experience is desirable

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
  • 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.