Vinegar Blend Operator

Posted 04 July 2024
Salary £11.56 per hour (Rises to £12.88 per hour once required skill level met)
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production Management
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameLiam Farr
Expiry date 04 August 2024

Job description

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

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. We produce more than 160 million units per year across 600 different product lines for customers such as Morrisons, Tesco & Asda.

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

Day shift - £11.56 an hour (Rises to £12.88 once hit required skill level)


What you'll be doing  

As a Vinegar Blending Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks in Vinegar Blending and on the pickle lines, the main aims of this position are:

  • To manufacture batches of vinegar from primary ingredients to finished product.
  • To check batching sheets and methodology sheets to ensure the correct procedure is applied at the correct time in the process.
  • To liaise with Area Process Leader and Technical department regarding quality issues.
  • To make batches of vinegar to feed the bottling lines to the correct specification
  • To monitor Raw Vinegar usage, and liaise with planning/Stock control to place orders and control stock.
  • To supervise the unloading of Bulk vinegar into correct vat within tank farm.
  • To ensure the line is constantly supplied with Vinegar and to conduct changeovers quickly and efficiently.
  • To maintain hygiene standards within the Vinegar Blending and Tank farm areas.

What we’re looking for 

  • Experience working with machinery in a manufacturing environment is essential
  • Comply with all relevant business and site policies such as Health and Safety and Food Safety standards
  • Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork with the ability to work under pressure
  • Have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment producing quality and safe products
  • Good attention to details
  • Have strong and effective communication skills both verbal and written
  • Be open to working in a production environment with varying temperatures
  • Have a positive attitude and work ethic

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. 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.


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.