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Skilled Production Operative - nightshift

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 in Boston we employ around 800 colleagues and produce ready to eat salads, prepared vegetables and snacks for many of the major retailers such as Coop, Boots, Greggs, Costco, Spar and BOL.

What you'll be doing

Shifts available: 5 days from 7 (Sunday to Thursday or Tuesday to Saturday): 16:00 - 24:00, 17:00 - 1:00 or 18:00 - 2:00 

Rate: £11.78/hr - £14.73/hr (OT rate)

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

What we’re looking for

Due to development and growth, Greencore Boston are looking to recruit a variety of skilled positions to work in our Production department on day shift. If successful you would be streamlined into one of the following areas: Prep, Mixing, Filling or Collation. However you may be asked to work in additional areas to suit the needs of the business. 

As a Skilled Operative, you will be responsible for ensuring due diligence is followed throughout the production process. You will have a right first-time approach. As part of your role, you will be ensuring the team are working to their maximum potential as well as ensuring that the machinery is working consistently and correctly. You will be responsible for monitoring production to help attain KPIs for productivity and efficiency. 

The skilled positions we have include:

  • Line leaders
  • Paperwork Controllers
  • Machine Operatives
  • Mixing Operatives
  • Spice Room Operatives

All of the roles involve working in a fast past, chilled environment in a company that puts people at the core. The site operates 24/7 and you will be required to work on a shift basis including the requirement to work weekends.

What you’ll get in return

  • Good level of English & Math - you will be required to follow processes and recipes, as well as ensuring the correct quantities are used in each batch.
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Basic understanding of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene.
  • Right first-time approach.


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


We are offering:

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

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