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Senior Front Line Manager Nights - Hygiene

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Job Introduction

Did you know that Greencore has 31 manufacturing sites in the UK and in the USA?

We are currently recruiting for a Hygiene Senior Front Line Manager  to coordinate the hygiene teams to safely deliver hygiene procedures which ensure that the manufacturing facility meets regulatory standards and customers’ expectations for hygiene, GMP and Micro control. 

Shift pattern: Tuesday - Saturday 22:00-06:30 (starting on Monday at 22:00 and finishing on Saturday at 06:30am)

Role Responsibility

 Identify hygiene requirements by monitoring changes in the production environment, developing and refining the SOPs and master cleaning schedule, to ensure safe food is delivered in compliance with regulatory, customer codes and identified best practice

 Consult with the hygiene team leader to ensure that all team members have the skills and understanding necessary to successfully complete their role and have training plans which support their ongoing development

 Conduct Hygiene audits, completing in-depth micro trend investigation as necessary, to highlight the need for process and scheduling improvement and more effective communication

 Plan and co-ordinate the hygiene aspects of external audits, and sign off of associated corrective actions, to maintain authorisation from regulators and customers

 Plan and deliver hygiene elements of capex/maintenance programmes to ensure that all equipment is installed with appropriate hygiene SOPs and is maintained to agreed levels of operational integrity

 Create business plan, authorise tendering activity and day to day spend for all hygiene team related matters, assuring consultation with Group Purchasing, to ensure adequate supply of resources within agreed budgetary parameters

 Complete risk assessment against sanitation standard and monitor delivery against operating procedure to ensure that all sanitation activities are fit for purpose and completed in a safe manner

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

The Ideal Candidate

 L3 Food Hygiene


 IOSH Managing Safely


 Allergen Awareness


 Investigation of Microbiological Hygiene

 Financial understanding

 Auditing

 Pest Control

 Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 Hygiene systems

 Experience of hygiene operations including management of a team ideally within FMCG environment

 Experience leading and working with a diverse workforce

 Experience of driving cost reduction

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 CPG, 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.

Greencore Food to Go Northampton is undergoing unprecedented growth with over £30 Million invested in our site. The end result is that we have recently opened our 5th unit. Greencore always look to put people at the core, and at Northampton our Learning and Development team have delivered well over 30,000 hours of training in the past year alone. We offer a clear and well defined career path and will actively look at how we can enable our colleagues to push themselves forward.

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.


  • We invest heavily in our people, facilities and capability to ensure we retain a strong competitive edge in the markets we operate. Developing and training our people is critical to delivery of our strategy.


  • Our people are passionate about our business and we enjoy what they do. We are also committed to make our business and a supportive and diverse place to work.


  • Our capacity to innovate is key to our ongoing success. We ask our people to constantly look for new and better ways of running our business.


  • We hold each other to high performance standards and challenge ourselves to improve our business every day. 


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