Sauce Cooking Coordinator

Posted 11 March 2024
Salary £17.98 per hour
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Internal
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameLiam Farr
Expiry date 12 April 2024

Job description

Nights - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 4pm-4am (after 6 weeks rotates to Wednesday, Thursday, Friday for a further 6 weeks)


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 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.


Pay rates (Over time is after 36 hours a week x1.25) 

Night shift - £17.98 an hour


What you'll be doing

To lead, manage and coordinate a team of Cooks, Multi-skilled Operatives & FLT Drivers, to meet the production plan in the sauce cooking process, supporting the timely and accurate delivery of sauces to agreed customer specifications. Duties in this role include:

  • Working closely with Area Process Leader to meet production plan
  • Adhering to Food Manufacturing Safety and Quality Standards
  • Ensuring adequate skills are trained to Cooks, Operatives and Drivers
  • Reporting any deficiencies to Food Preparation Supervisor(s)
  • Ensure there are Cooks and Operatives for each filling line to support the Area Process Leaders
  • Lead, motivate and support team to meet production performance requirements
  • Support implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques to sauce cooking and weighing areas
  • Reduce material losses through correct delivery of bulk batched materials
  • Regular communication of performance and KPI’s for your area of responsibilities
  • Liaising directly with Food Preparation Supervisor on cooking schedule to meet Area Process Leaders production plan
  • Liaising directly with Raw Materials and testing laboratory to ensure efficient testing and problem resolution for release of sauce batches to filling lines
  • Assist is New Product Development trials 
  • Support department during all audits (internal & external) 
  • Support Marco weighing system.

What we're looking for

  • Proven track record of people management
  • Motivational leader and strong people manager
  • In depth knowledge of ingredient functionalities and cooking process methods
  • Knowledge of food safety and basic labelling legislation
  • Experience in food manufacturing
  • Excellent communicator at all levels with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to challenge and drive business improvement.

What you'll get in return

  • 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.