Relief Food Preparation Coordinator

Posted 22 January 2024
Salary £15.70
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production Management
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameTammy Sanderson
Expiry date 19 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 taste better.  We’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK!

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

Covering the annual leave of senior management, you will support an lead nominated colleagues & manage the consistent application of processes within the Preparation department to ensure ingredients are mixed, sliced, diced, and weighed to agreed recipe, time scale and standard to keep production lines running without downtime.

When not required, you will revert to a food processing role supporting your colleagues.

Your key accountabilities will be:-

  • Deliver area productivity & efficiency targets, resolving problems & issues as they arise, ensuring no downtime to production keeping them as close to production plan as possible.
  • Continuously monitor all operational processes and the overall production environment to ensure that activities comply with food manufacturing standards.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of machinery & equipment through pre starts checks and observations, highlighting trends & issues to ensure asset performance is consist and reliable.
  • Promote a good health, safety and environmental culture within the department that complies with procedures, accident investigation, corrective actions and completes near miss reporting and behavioural safety observations to promote a safe working environment.
  • Review operational trends within the area to identify and act upon opportunities that make sustainable improvements to increase quality, performance and/or profit.
  • Monitor and review team capability, ensuring all staff are clearly focused on their key objectives and developed to maximise their potential within their role.
  • Complete detailed handovers between shifts, informing and sharing any issues relating to materials, machinery or process.
  • Monitor food processing machines and make adjustments to the controls for devices such as industrial slicers, mixers, graters, etc.
  • Program equipment to operate according to company and specification standards and make changes to weights and thicknesses.
  • React to any type of alarms or malfunctions of the equipment and operate the shut-off switch when necessary.
  • Load ingredients into the mixing/slicing machines and measure the amount needed by following customer specifications and company standards.
  • Comprehend written instructions and recipes from the company when putting together ingredients and starting a new batch of products.
  • Remove the finished product from the machines and push batches to the next step of the process for production.
  • Verify that each finished item meets the quality standards of the company by observing the visual appearance of the product.
  • Clean and sanitize all machinery parts at the end of each shift and clean the workspace at the work station by following company hygiene standards


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.

  • Ability to follow all appropriate safety standards in food production
  • Knowledge of basic math and reading comprehension skills
  • Experience working in food production or in an industrial kitchen
  • Knowledge of quality assurance practices
  • Good communication  People
  • People management skills
  • A flexible working approach
  • IT skills
  • Good time keeping

If this sounds like you, join us and 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 #MantonWood