Manufacturing Shift Manager

Posted 12 February 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production Management
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameAnne McCarthy
Expiry date 12 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 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


Shift pattern - Sat-Tues (week 1), then Sun - Tue on week 2 (4's and 3's) Times -  5pm to 5am (with flexibility) 

*       Lead, co-ordinate and prioritise activity across a shift to deliver productivity and efficiency targets in line with the agreed production plan

*       Ensure the adherence of all food manufacturing safety and quality standards by all teams on shift safeguarding the delivery of great tasting, high quality food products

*       Review operational trends across the shift to identify and act upon opportunities that make sustainable improvements in quality, performance and profit

*       Lead the ongoing development of the SHE culture, promoting adherence to manufacturing guidelines, accident investigation and audit recommendations to support and improve health and safety in the working environment

*       Ensure that strong communication and information flows are maintained within the operations team to ensure that immediate issues are resolved and ongoing items and trends are shared with the broader operations community

*       Forecast and control labour requirements, direct and indirect, to meet production programme requirements and customer expectations within budget

*       Monitor and review team capability, ensuring all colleagues are clearly focused on their key objectives and developed to maximise their potential


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.


*       A good standard of education is critical; excellent literacy and numerical skills, able to understand, communicate and report clearly in English

*       Demonstrable analytical skills – ability to pull actionable insight from data

*       Prior experience of leading a team and resource planning in a people intensive, manufacturing/FMCG environment

*       Advanced Food Hygiene Accreditation

*       HACCP Level 3 Qualification

*       Experience of managing large numbers of people in a complex manufacturing environment

*       Level Three Health and Safety - IOSH


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.