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Hygiene Operatives

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.

Here at Manton Wood, we have a team of around 1,700 colleagues. We produce sandwiches and wraps for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Co-op, Asda, Morrisons, Boots, Aldi and Lidl.

Our Manton Wood site has a gym, restaurant with hot food and a staff shop available to all our colleagues.

What you'll be doing

Our Hygiene team work to extremely high standards and are integral to the running of Greencore. Some of the tasks involved will be to;

  • Carry out all hygiene tasks required by the hygiene rota in each respective area that has been assigned.
  • Prepare and be responsible for any cleaning equipment used to carry out hygiene duties
  • Maintain, replenish and be accountable for stocks of cleaning materials
  • Be fully conversant with the operation and care of any mechanical cleaning equipment used in conjunction with your hygiene duties
  • Be fully conversant with the safe preparation, handling, and disposal of cleaning chemicals and disinfectants used in conjunction with your hygiene duties
  • Be fully conversant with the requirements of both the MCA and FDA with respect to Good Manufacturing Practice and hygiene standards
  • Carry out all hygiene tasks in accordance with written approved procedures ensuring all log books entries (when required) are completed to company standard
  • Ensure all areas are kept clean and free of any debris

Some roles in the hygiene team would require you to clean and then re-assemble all removable parts of machinery and depositors in the production area.

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.


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

Our hygiene team work to high standards and tight deadlines - so you need to have good attention to detail and a high level of accuracy. Good communication skills are key - you will work as part of the team including Hygiene Operatives, Steam Clean Operatives and other Strip Down Operatives.  Because you will be handling chemicals and various types of machinery, you need to have a high level of ac it is essential you have Maths (Entry Level 3 and above) and English (Entry Level 3 and above) Have all round cleaning experience Be able to work on own initiative and manage own time Be able to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and management team Have good knowledge of H&S and CoSHH

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
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre 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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