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Hygiene Operative

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK.

Our site in Kiveton employs over 600 and is the largest quiche bakery, producing more than 42 million quiche each year along with a wide range of ready meals and soups.


What you'll be doing

Duties of the role include:

Effectively carry out the day to day hygiene operations including, cleaning of building fabric such as walls and floors, storage areas such as chills and the stripping, cleaning and reassembly of related equipment such as pods and other food containers, in such a manner that meets required health, safety and hygiene standards.                      

Responsible for carrying out hygiene operations in such a manner so as to ensure that physical, bacterial, material and chemical contamination of food does not occur, to recognise potential contamination issues and to ensure the early reporting of potential contamination issues to relevant personnel.                                                         

Responsible for using and operating all tools, plant and equipment to prescribed training standards, including the usage , storage and application of chemicals and ensuring that correct concentration levels are observed at all times, ensuring that relevant PPE is worn at all times during application.

Responsible for carrying out all deep cleaning requirements within relevant working area.

As hygiene activities vary in time requirements, responsible for maintaining a close working relationship with all other hygiene team members so as to assist and ensure the timely execution of hygiene activities.

To work with Q.A. Personnel , hygiene team, technical and shift supervisor to resolve hygiene issues, such as swab failures, audit findings and to assist in identifying hygiene issues.

Subscribe to a quality approach, valuing cleanliness and team work to maintain the highest standards of housekeeping and hygiene.

Assist relevant personnel in the carrying out of risk assessments and S.S.O.W.

Responsible for signing off all relevant paperwork when required and to ensure sign off complies for auditing purposes.

To undertake any other reasonable request as set out by the Shift Supervisor or Hygiene Manager. 

What we’re looking for

  • We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.
  • At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better.

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
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • 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.

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