Greencore Group

Machine Operator - Nights

16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Ms Sarah Leisner
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Do you want to be paid weekly for a permanent job? Do you want a better work life balance? Do you want to work nights?

We are recruiting for skilled Machine Operators to work on 12 hour night shifts on a 4 on 3 off, 3 on 4 off shift pattern, based at our Production / Manufacturing facility in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

As a Machine Operator you will operate either the Flow Wrap or Proseal machine at the end of the production line to enable continuous production and quality of product.

Starting at 5.30pm and finishing at 5.30am, you will work 4 on 3 off, 3 on 4 off alternating weekly. There are 2 different shift patterns available and all roles are full-time averaging 42 hours per week. 

Skilled - Machine Operatives - NIGHTS - 4 on 3 off, 3 on 4 off

  • Wednesday to Saturday (4 on), Thursday to Saturday (3 on) 
    Hourly pay rate is £10.74 per hour


  • Sunday to Wednesday (4 on), Sunday to Tuesday (3 on)​Hourly pay rate is £10.27 per hour
Main responsibilities

As a Machine Operator you will operate either a Flow Wrap or a Proseal machine at the end of a production line. In setting up the machine, you will ensure that all packaging has the correct use by date, the right label, the correct blister type and that the machine is sealing the product at the right temperature.
To ensure the machine is running at its capacity, it will be your responsibility to ensure you have a full supply of materials and to complete all the necessary documentation, e.g. label sheets etc. as specified.
Other duties include reporting all down time and machine issues to Line Controller/Engineering as appropriate and carrying out relevant Health & Safety checks. 

We are running recruitment / assessment events on a weekly basis throughout the months of April and May at our Manton Wood site in Worksop. Successful candidates will be offered immediate start dates where notice periods allow.  

Recruitment / assessment events are held every Wednesday evening at 5pm for night shift roles and at 9.30am every Thursday morning for day shift roles. There may also be additional assessment events held on Thursday evenings at 5pm for night shift. 

PLEASE NOTE - If you apply for multiple roles then you will only be invited to attend ONE assessment event and you will be asked which 2 or 3 roles/shift patterns you would prefer.
Where possible, if each of the roles you have applied for are appropriate based on your experience, then we will assess you against each of your preferred top 3 roles and if you are successful it is likely you will be offered your 1st or 2nd choice. 

Ideal candidate
  • Similar experience in a previous role (does not have to be in Food or in Manufacturing necessarily) 
  • Maths (Entry Level 3 and above)
  • English (Entry Level 3 and above)
  • High level of accuracy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene (desirable)
  • Level 2 Health and Safety at work (desirable)
  • Flexibility to work is key as you may be required to move from machine to machine 
About the company

Greencore Manton Wood produce fresh sandwiches and wraps for leading Supermarkets in the UK. We produce over 4 million sandwiches every week and have almost 2000 employees. The site operates 7 days a week and operates 2 shift patterns - Days or Nights..

This is a fast paced and growing business which offers plenty of opportunity for employees who want to progress their career in Food Manufacturing.

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