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Lead Operative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Why Greencore?

                    ****£1000 SIGN ON BONUS - TERMS AND CONDITONS APPLY****

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

As a Depositor Operative Lead, you will be required to lead a team of line setters and deposit operatives whilst managing and maintaining performance criteria. Liaising with Line Controllers, the engineering team and reporting direct to the Zone Managers.

What we’re looking for

Health and safety – ensuring all relevant checks have been completed.

Labour control – reviewing required labour and managing accordingly.

Waste control – accountable for waste caused from cutters and robots. Making sure the machinery is working and positioned correctly to eliminate waste.

Quality control – assessing the quality online ensuring correct set up has been completed.

Training – maintain training requirements within your team.

Organisation – directing daily workload, downtime management, trouble shooting and effective feedback.

Machinery control – understanding faulty machinery, reporting processes, and liaising with engineering on solutions and machine availability.

Escalation – communicating correctly and ensuring information is escalated through the correct channels.

Team management – reviewing team performance, maintaining required standards and 1-2-1’s with your team.

Meeting attendance – cell reviews and SIC meetings.

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

Previous experience in a similar role or knowledge of working with machinery however here at Greencore we offer full training and support. We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills, good attention to detail and a good standard of English and Maths. Has a high level of accuracy and effective problem solving skills. Someone with good management skills and has a can do attitude and comfortable working in a chilled environment.

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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