Production Zone Manager

Posted 14 May 2024
LocationAtherstone
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production Management
Reference012442
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameAnne McCarthy
Expiry date 11 June 2024

Job description

 

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 Atherstone, we have a team of around 550 colleagues. We produce sandwiches, wraps, rolls, bircher pots and toasties for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Aldi, Shell, Costa & Cafe Nero.

 
 

What you'll be doing

 

Night shift rota - 4 on 3 off (18.30 - 05.00)

 

As Zone Manager in our Production Department you'll lead a team, and manage the consistent application of processes within your department, ensuring that products are manufactured to the agreed production plan and standard.

  • You’ll continuously monitor raw materials, all operational processes and the overall production environment to ensure that all activity comply with food safety manufacturing standards.
  • Effectively communicating with the operations team report progress against plan, highlighting any risks to the achievement of volumes and standards.
  • Monitoring and reviewing the team capability, ensuring all staff are clearly focused on their key objectives and are 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.

  • You will need to have hands on knowledge and experience within a manufacturing/FMCG environment, ideally in the Food industry, using that knowledge to make good robust decisions to resolve issues quickly.
  • 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.
  • Experience of managing large numbers of people in a complex manufacturing environment.
  • Computer skills; including MS Excel.

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.