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Machine Operator

Why Greencore?

Tuesday to Saturday shift pattern - DAYS

(Tuesday to Friday 10am - 6pm / Saturday 6am-2pm) will need to stick to this shift pattern.

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 in Consett, we have a team of around 280 colleagues. We produce a range of chilled ready meals for some of the UK's leading retailers, including Co-op, Sainsbury's and Weight Watchers.


What you'll be doing

A position has become available for a Machine Operative (Retort Machine) to join the packing team, this is a great opportunity for a keen, motivated individual. In this role you will be responsible for setting up and monitoring the retort cycles for different meals, as well overseeing the general operation of the retort machine. 

The post requires good organisation and communication skills, as the successful candidate will be required to liaise with other departments and be responsible for recording all necessary documentation. Good time keeping, and the ability to work well in a team but also as an individual is vital to the role. Duties include:

  • Setting up and monitoring all retort cycles 
  • Loading and unloading meals 
  • Overseeing the general operation of the retort machine 
  • Recording all necessary documentation and ensuring set procedures and practices are always followed. 

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.
  • Knowledge of the Packing department would be an advantage but not essential. 
  • Experience working within a food manufacturer preferred
  • Good Literacy and Numeracy skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good communicator and ability to work in a team
  • 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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