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Machine Operator

Why Greencore?

Working hours - 4on4off - 7am-7pm - Pay rates starting at £10.75 an hour (can go up to £11.65 an hour depending on role)

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 Wisbech, we have a team of 450 colleagues and manufacture premium chilled ready to cook meals for major retailers such as Asda and Co-op.

What you'll be doing

As a Machine Operator within Greencore Wisbech, your key focus will be to ensure smooth running of the day to day processes within the area, to ensure the production lines and depositors are running/maintained efficiently ensuring that due diligence and documentation are compliant with legal, business and customer requirements. Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the documentation and procedural process for the operational area, ensuring at all times that procedures are followed.
  • To use quality systems and processes, which create, maintain and improve the integrity and food safety of all products manufactured.
  • To ensure that Health and Safety procedures are adhered to, creating a safe working environment.
  • To ensure that the heads/dies/denesters and pasta droppers are set up to specification ensuring that the Pa`s/pro seals/eclipse are running to maximum efficiency – Ensuring a full clean down at every change over inside the machine.
  • To ensure the depositors are built and set up correctly on the production lines.
  • Changing webs and set up.
  • Head maintenance training is required for Pa`s/pro seals/eclipse (when asset care are not at work) including dismantling heads/dies and replacing blades, seals and springs etc.
  • To ensure that effective communication takes place within your area.
  • To operate in a flexible manner, responding to changing circumstances/scenarios and being able to think alone in challenging times.
  • to maximise productivity and efficiency by ensuring lines are run optimally within the legal, company procedures and customer requirements.

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.

For this role, we are looking for the following:

  • Good Literacy and Numeracy skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good communicator and ability to work in a team
  • Experience working within a food manufacturer preferred
  • Experience operating Manufacturing plant equipment / machinery
  • Allergen awareness
  • L2 Food Safety is preferred but not essential

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
  • 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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