Greencore Group

Production Manager - DAYS

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


We are currently recruiting for a Production Manager to join our team here at Greencore working days. As Production Manager you'll lead a team, and manage all aspects of the manufacturing operation for a designated shift, ensuring that products are manufactured to the agreed production plan and standard.

Looking after the shift means communication is key, so you'll ensure that strong links are maintained within the operations team at all times to ensure any immediate issues are resolved and trends are shared within the broader community.

This position is working 12 hour shifts on a shift pattern 4 on 3 off, 3 on 4 off over a 7 day week.


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 Production Manager you will lead, co-ordinate and prioritise activity across the shift to ensure that the shift is producing goods in line with the agreed production plan. It is essential to ensure that all teams on shift adherence to all food manufacturing safety and quality standards at all times, safeguarding the delivery of great tasting, high quality food products.

You'll always be focused on continuous improvement, reviewing operational trends across the shift to identify and act upon opportunities that make sustainable improvements in quality, performance and profit.

You will be required to forecast and control labour requirements, direct and indirect, to meet production programme requirements and customer expectations within budget. Within any of our production areas, a safe working environment is essential at all times, so as Shift Manager, you'll lead the ongoing development of the SHE culture, promoting adherence to procedures within your team.


With a good standard of education with strong literacy and numerical skills. You'll have an inquisitive and analytical nature with the ability to pull actionable insight from data.

Prior experience of leading a team and resource planning in a people intensive, manufacturing environment is essential.

You will have an advanced food hygiene accreditation with HACCP level 3. Certification in either yellow or green belt six sigma and IOSH level 3, would also be extremely useful.