Greencore Group

Assistant Production Supervisor / Line Deputy

Nottinghamshire, Worksop
28 Nov 2016
20 Dec 2016
Greencore Group
Contract Type
Full Time

Want to be paid weekly for a permanent job? Interested in joining a company that offers fantastic career opportunities and has people at the core?

We currently recruiting for Assistant Production Supervisors / Deputy Team Leaders to join us in the role of Line Deputy at our Manton Wood "Food to Go" Production Facility.
Your key focus will be to deputise for the Line Controller and assist in leading and managing daily production across 1/2 production lines.

We are looking for people with motivation and excellent communication skills, with a passion to make a change and make production more efficient and effective. The right person needs to demonstrate a high level of commitment and adopt a flexible and positive approach. Working on their own initiative, continuously looking for improvements and a desire to challenge and develop within the business.

Successful candidates will work 4 night shifts per week starting at 5:30pm to approx 4am.
Shift patterns are fixed and are generally either Wednesday to Saturday OR Sunday to Wednesday.

The positions are paid weekly as a fixed annual salary based on a 40 hour working week.

Weds to Saturday £22300

Sunday to Wednesday £21400

We have several positions available due to growth within the business.


Greencore Food to Go are the UK's leading sandwich maker. We also produce prepared salads and sushi out our six state-of-the-art facilities in Manton Wood, Nottinghamshire; Northampton, Bow and Park Royal in London, Crosby in Merseyside as well as Spalding in Lincolnshire.

Greencore Group plc is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods with an annual turnover in excess of £1.3 Billion and over 10,000 employees globally.
A FTSE 250 Company supplying 3500 products across 20 categories with a total of 22 Manufacturing sites in the UK, US and Ireland we are the Worlds largest sandwich maker.

We have a passion for great food, world class business processes and talented people. We are looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too. We do this by combining a passion for great food, an effective business system, efficient cost control and exceptional people in an approach we call The Greencore Way.


As a Assistant Production Supervisor you will support the Line Controller/Production Supervisor to run a line of approximately 20 - 30 Operatives. You will run the line to cover days off and holidays - at least once per week. Other duties include leading and motivating the teams providing clear direction, planning work and organising resources to ensure targets and quality standards are met and customer orders filled.

You will liaise with the Line Controller to identify training requirements and put an action plan together to carry out the necessary training. You will also show due diligence using traceabilty systems on a daily basis, ensuring safe working practices in accordance with all current Health and Safety legislation.


Ideally you will have experience as a senior line operative or as a supervisor of a team. You will have good Knowledge of Health and safety ideally in a food environment with basic Food Hygiene and Health and Safety Certificates.
Its important that you have good communication skills both written and verbal as well as excellent organisational and time management skills. Lean knowledge or some experience of Problem Solving Techniques would be advantageous.


22 days annual leave entitlement (increasing to a maximum of 25 after 3 years service) + statutory bank holidays
Free 24 hour on site Gym
Free Parking
Opportunity to develop and progress your career