Quality Shift Manager - Nights

Posted 10 June 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Technical
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameLucy Plant
Expiry date 28 August 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. 


Our site in Kiveton employs over 600 and is the UK’s largest quiche bakery, producing more than 42 million quiche each year along with a wide range of ready meals and soups.

We are looking for a Quality Shift Manager to join us on a night shift. Shift Pattern is Monday - Friday nights. 

What you’ll be doing

Lead and co-ordinate the work of the quality assurance teams to deliver and implement service improvement, in line with operational day to day needs with regards to safety, quality, legality and customer requirements

*       Direct the team to deliver the quality management system including the internal audit plan in order to ensure compliance with customer, manufacturing unit, legislative, divisional and strategic requirements

*       Provide information and demonstrate operational practice in support of external audits to enable compliance with customer requirements

*       Monitor departmental key performance indicators adjusting team activity to ensure targets are achieved

*       Plan and maintain resource utilisation to advise the required quality assurance tasks

*       Lead and deliver a project(s) to create business effectiveness and cost efficiency

*       Building production capability and understanding to achieve relevant technical requirements

* Ensure that a safe working environment exists for all colleagues and that as a minimum the department meets the standards set out in the Health Safety and Environment Policy

What We’re Looking For

*       Educated to degree level with a Food specialism or equivalent qualification (or has relevant work experience)

*       Has previous internal audit experience

*       Holds an intermediate Food Hygiene certificate level 3 and level 3 Health and Safety

*       Experience in a food manufacturing environment

*       Ability to use computer programmes including Word, Excel and related technical IT packages

*       Knowledge of the HACCP principles and practice

*       Knowledge of allergen awareness-implications / related to labelling and nutritional awareness

*       Demonstratable shelf-life determination and awareness

*       Experience and knowledge of hygiene and disinfection principles

* Can demonstrate basic micro awareness

What you’ll get in return 

Competitive salary and job-related benefits 

  • 25 days Holiday plus bank 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.