NPD Assistant

Employer
Greencore Group
Location
Heathrow
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Mar 2021

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Job Details

As a Kitchen Assistant, your role will be to complete food preparation, stock management and cleaning duties in order to maximise the efficiency of the Product Development team.

  • Collect ingredients to ensure they are supplied to the kitchen team on a ‘just in time’ basis to keep waste to a minimum
  • Complete stock rotation effectively to ensure minimum waste
  • Complete cleaning tasks in the kitchen area, presentation and taste panel areas to ensure a hygienic environment in which others are able to operate effectively
  • Ensure food preparation is completed in order to support the Chef
  • Buy ingredient supplies and benchmark samples when required
Job Description

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

We are looking for a NPD Kitchen Assistant to join our new New Product Development team at Heathrow.

Here at Heathrow, we have a team of around 200 colleagues. We produce gluten free products, topped pasta salads, composite salads - pasta, leaf, grains, pasta pots and snacking - duo pots for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Asda, Aldi, Co-op, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s.

What we’re looking for
  • An understanding of working in a fast paced kitchen environment
  • Ability to read and build recipes
  • An interest in the food industry
  • Food Safety Level 2 is advantageous but not essential 
  • Ability to work autonomously but also a team player

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return
  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.


 

Company

About Us

Join us and be part of our great team, committed to making every day taste better.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced, leading food manufacturer, employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK.

We supply all the UK’s food retailers, with everything from sandwiches, salads, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles, quiche, Yorkshire Puddings and ready meals. With an annual turnover of more than £1.2bn, we manufacture around 619 million sandwiches and other food to go products, 116 million chilled prepared meals and 264 million bottles of cooking sauces & pickles every year. We also complete more than 10,000 deliveries to stores each day to help keep the nation fed.

We work hard to ensure that Greencore is a great place to work and our people truly are at the core. We’re committed to ensuring all our colleagues have development plans and strive to provide inspiring leadership - in fact, in the past year we’ve seen an 11% increase in the number of colleagues who would recommend Greencore as a place to work. Why not come join us?

We’re always looking for passionate and talented people who can help us drive our future success. To see how you can grow your career with Greencore, visit our careers website https://careerssearch.greencore.com/ and find your future in food.

For further information go to www.greencore.com or follow Greencore on social media.

Find Us
Website:
Location
Midland Way
Barlborough Links Business Park
Barlborough
Chesterfield
S43 4XA
United Kingdom

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