Greencore Group

Hygiene Line Leader

05 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
Ms Hannah Jimdar
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

We’ve got a great opportunity for a Line Leader to join our growing team based in Heathrow.

The main purpose of the role is to monitor and review the activities of a team of hygiene operatives to ensure that all sanitation processes are completed in full and that hygiene standards for a given area are maintained during the production shift.

Main responsibilities

Ensure that the team has the right number of resources with the appropriate skills, deploying a recruitment and training plan and adopting appropriate people practices, to enabling them to deliver the master cleaning schedule

  • Create and present a clear forward resourcing plan (people and materials) for cleaning, sanitation, environment and technical, and adapt this in light of emerging circumstance to minimise food risk

  • Direct and monitor the team’s delivery of the day to day hygiene activities, in line with the master schedule, to ensure operational integrity

  • Communicate, and validate the team’s adoption of amendments to SOPs to ensure change is effectively implemented and improvements are made to functional hygiene performance and safety practices

  • Review equipment and highlight damage, escalating risks, to inform the preventative maintenance programme

  • Ensure personal and team compliance with inventory controls to facilitate the timely replacement of materials

  • Provide appropriate information, in accordance with agreed procedures, to customers/regulatory bodies to ensure demonstration of process and procedures

  • Ensure that a safe working environment exists for employees and that as a minimum the department meets the standards set in the SHE Policy.


Performance Measure:

  • Team performance

  • Up to date training plan

  • Compliance with training matrix

  • Delivering during planned absences (hols)

  • Accuracy of daily operational set up

  • Holiday/resource (forward people plan)

  • Budget Spend (people and material)

  • Risk assessment completion

  • Pass rate on environment and food contact swabbing

  • Master schedule maintenance

  • Audit compliance including GMP

  • Repeat failure rate

  • Knowledge and implementation of best practise across site

  • Equipment reliability

  • Number of issues reported

  • Material availability

  • Adoption of agreed process

  • Adherence to all auditing protocols

  • Customer feedback internal/external

  • Alignment to group SHE strategy

  • Near miss reporting Indicative

Ideal candidate

The team leader will be required to demonstrate a clear understanding and knowledge of the following:


  • Food Safety NVQ/ level 2 / certification or equivalent

  • Basic Health & Safety NVQ level 2 or equivalent

  • Experience leading and working with a diverse workforce

  • Chemical Handling

  • Understanding of the impact of legislation on day to day operations in relation to food safety.

  • Ensure that a safe working environment exists for employees and that as a minimum the department meets the standards set in the SHE Policy

  • Computer literate in Word, Excel

  • Previous experience in FMCG or similar hygiene role would be an advantage

  • Detailed Familiarity with local procedures

Ability to guide and coach a diverse team



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