Greencore Group

Manufacturing Manager - Days

08 Oct 2018
05 Nov 2018
Ms Natalia Currie
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

Are you a Manufacturing Manager looking for a new challenge within the FMCG Industry? Do you have experience in planning and implementing processes and procedures? Do you have strong leadership skills and a passion for developing new staff? Look no further....

We've got an exciting opportunity for an experienced Food Manufacturing Manager to lead the team on the day shift at our Production facility in Spalding, Lincolnshire.

As Manufacturing Manager you will direct the end to end manufacturing function (People, Process and Product) that delivers the required KPI's across the night shift which then enables the delivery of Manufacturing Unit operational objectives.

This role offers a very competitive salary 

Main responsibilities

As Manufacturing Manager you will implement the end to end manufacturing plan in order to achieve the Productivity Objectives. You will contribute to business planning ensuring costs are aligned with business requirement and agreed budget. 

You will monitor and take corrective action to ensure that labour and materials are being utilised in cost efficient processes which delivers product to manufacturing food safety and customer standards and you will highlight bottleneck processes and take mitigating action that will deliver labour/waste targets. 

It is key that you provide inspirational leadership and direction to the operational community to ensure that people are kept safe engaged, focused and delivering to their potential. 

Your time will be split approx 30% on Production Performance, 30% on Business Improvement, 20% on SHE and 20% on People Management and Development

Ideal candidate
  • Previous experience of leading manufacturing teams in the chilled food industry.  
  • Previous experience of working with customers 
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Capability to plan and implement initiatives in a complex organisation
  • Sound knowledge of modern manufacturing methodologies and systems planning
  • Green Belt Six Sigma Certified 
  • Level Three Health and Safety - IOSH
  • Legionella Duty Holder Awareness as Deputy
About the company

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 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 side of plate salads like coleslaw for leading retailers. The site employs c.450 people and has been an established part of the local community for 27 years.

One of the 5 Reasons for joining Greencore


  • We create opportunities for our people to take responsibility early in their careers, to develop their skills and capabilities, to work in a wide variety of businesses and roles, and to make a difference.