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People Coordinator

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 vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 18 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 11,500 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties. 


A major picking depot, employing more than 350 colleagues and operating a fleet of more than 100 vehicles. The depot serves major convenience retailers in the region

What you'll be doing

We have an exciting opportunity for a People Coordinator  to join our team based at our Tamworth's depot: 

As the People Coordinator you will be doing all supporting activities to enable effective resourcing and retention in the DTS picking site.

  • Ensure that all new starters are either assigned a buddy or have a regular check in during their training period.
  • Assist the Warehouse & Transport Managers to ensure that rotas are optimised, and that all colleagues who are rostered are available for work (picking up and highlighting any anomalies such as sickness, holidays, training courses etc).
  • Support Apprentices / Degree Apprentices / Early years careers trainees to ensure that they have sufficient time and facilities to complete their on and off the job training, including supporting administration, scheduling, and acting as a mentor and co-ordinator for trainees and training providers.
  • Act as safeguarding contact for young and / or vulnerable colleagues.
  • Support engagement and inclusion activities on site to improve retention, by being the key point of contact. This will include ensuring planning participation in engagement surveys and supporting local community action plans.
  • Liaise with on site / local agency management contacts for “point” issues relating to agency colleagues
  • Support the Warehouse and Transport Managers by facilitating listening groups and forums locally. Support with any communication activity locally to follow up with this
  • Co-ordinate the scheduling of development conversations for weekly paid staff annually
  • Assist the Warehouse & Transport Managers with ensuring that all paperwork for colleagues is completed in line with procedures (i.e. new starter packs, schedules in Kronos, probationary reviews, changes during employment, leavers forms etc)

What we’re looking for

  • Have credible experience of working in a busy warehouse / transport operation (to enable empathy and judgement skills with colleagues and managers)
  • Display a true passion and interest in people, what motivates them, and how to inspire great performance.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, particularly where English isn’t a first language
  • Possess good planning, organisation and administration / IT skills
  • Hold good stakeholder management skills to enable relationships with multiple stakeholders (managers, colleagues, agencies)

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

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • 28 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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