SME (Technical Ingredient Specialist)

Posted 01 July 2024
LocationWorksop
Job type Fixed-Term - Full Time
Discipline Internal
Reference015523
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameKat Monks
Expiry date 26 July 2024

Job description

12 MONTH FTC

 

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make everyday taste better.

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.

Role Purpose

To deliver the technical competitive edge and supply chain integrity through excellence in the management and coordination of the Greencore supply base

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Map and assess the supply chain, identifying areas for consolidation and enhancement, whilst working with purchasing to maximise visibility, integrity and quality
  • Collaborate with purchasing team to optimise cost and the efficient supply of raw materials whilst retaining technical functionality
  • Monitor business departmental key performance indicators adjusting activities to ensure targets are achieved through site and supplier support
  • Document and update all relevant category supply chains to enable rapid responses to issues with legislative and customer policies, providing a single point of contact for the business
  • Create and communicate protocols aligned with technical innovation strategy with site purchasing teams and suppliers to establish best practice for testing and validation
  • Undertake regular supplier reviews to support the audit team, identify opportunities to improve performance in the quality of the raw material
  • Customer liaison in response to key supply chains and working group and codes of practice
  • 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

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.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent food manufacturing experience
  • Advanced food hygiene level 4 qualification, level 3 HACCP certified, and lead assessor qualified
  • Retailer liaison knowledge and experience
  • Food legislation and legal knowledge
  • Knowledge and experience of integrated supply chains
  • Knowledge of retailer policies
  • Knowledge of relevant accreditation schemes
  • Ability to analyse data and trends and develop meaningful solutions/ action plans These may be trained or developed.
  • These do not all need to be in place at recruitment. These may be trained or developed. These do not all need to be in place at recruitment.

These may be trained or developed. These do not all need to be in place at recruitment.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • 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
  • If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career

At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better. If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.