Greencore Group

Section Leader

18 May 2017
15 Jun 2017
Greencore Group
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Are you a Supervisor / Section Leader with experience of Food Manufacturing? Interested in joining a company that offers fantastic career opportunities?

Due to growth and a recent restructure we have 6 vacancies for Section Leaders - internally known as Production Supervisors to join our team here at Greencore, Spalding in Lincolnshire.

We require Section Leaders for each of the following sections: Prep, Filling or Packing.

As Production Supervisor / Section Leader you'll lead a team, and manage the consistent application of processes within your section ensuring that products are manufactured to the agreed production plan and standard.

There are 2 shift patterns available as below
  • Tuesday to Saturday alternate weeks 6am to 2pm then 2pm to 10pm
    (Sections available - Prep, Filling or Packing)

  • Sunday to Thursday alternate weeks 6am to 2pm then 2pm to 10pm
    (Sections available - Prep or Filling)

  • Salaries are £27000 per year

    A little about Greencore

    Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

    It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

    Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.

    Site Information

    The Spalding site sits within the Food to Go division and produces salads for leading retailers. The site employs 450 people and has been an established part of the local community for 27 years.

    What you'll be doing

    The main focus of your role will be to ensure that your department / section is producing goods in line with the agreed production plan. You'll continuously monitor raw materials, all operational processes and the overall production environment to ensure that all activity comply with food safety manufacturing standards.

    So it is essential that you have excellent communication skills and you liaise closely with your team at all times. This will be key to understanding progress against plan and giving you the ability to highlight any areas of risk to achieving target at the earliest point.

    Within any of our production areas, a safe working environment is essential at all times, so as Production Supervisor, you'll actively promote a SHE culture within your department and adherence to procedures within your team.

    We'll also be looking for you to actively contribute to both customer and technical process development reviews, promoting improvement to quality and consistency of production.

    What you'll need

    You will already have experience of working in Food Manufacturing / Production and will bring with you experience of managing diverse teams in a complex manufacturing environment.

    You will have an advanced food hygiene accreditation with HACCP level 2.

    Certification in yellow belt six sigma and IOSH level 2 are desirable.