Overview

Why Greencore?
We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better. We’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK!
Here at Spalding, we have a team of around 540 colleagues. We produce coleslaw, potato salad, salad bar bulk products (2kg), pasta salads and couscous/grains for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Morrisons, Co-op, Asda, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Nando’s and Pizza Hut. Our Spalding site has a restaurant with hot food available to all our colleagues.
What you’ll be doing:
Shift Patterns available:
  • Red Shift: Wednesday-Saturday week 1 / Thursday-Saturday week 2 06:00-18:00 £12.13 per hour
  • Blue Shift: Sunday-Wednesday week 1 / Sunday-Tuesday week 2 06:00-18:00 £12.13 per hour
We are currently looking for Key Operatives to work in our factory in Spalding (based in Pinchbeck). The department you will be working in, is either Packing or Filling.
The Role:
We are looking for individuals who relish the opportunity to work as part of a team in a factory environment. Our environments can be busy, cold and wet, but your safety comes first, and all personal protective equipment will be provided.
Your main accountabilities will include:
  • Monitoring the work area to ensure the workplace is safe and all machinery is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness
  • Sharing responsibility for the implementation and maintenance to the requirements of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Ensuring all daily machine safety checks are completed in line with the trained SOP’s and PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) schedule
  • Monitoring and recording packs per minute (PPM) on machines whilst overseeing that products are not overweight/underweight
  • Ensuring product changeovers are performed with minimal downtime but in a safe and accurate manner
  • Collaborating effectively with the team to ensure that all labels, packaging and film is on the line and ready to use in good time before the job is ready
  • Liaising with and reporting any issues to the Line Leaders and engineers in a clear and concise manner
  • Adhering to `World Class’ standards at all time
  • We require all applicants to have a basic understanding of English Literacy and Numeracy
What we’re looking for:
  • Essential – previous experience with SOPs and have worked in a previous food factory (Ideally salads)
  • Good level of English & Maths
  • Basic understanding of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene
  • Ability to work unsupervised
If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.
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.
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
  • Staff Shop
  • Canteen
Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.


Permanent – Full-Time
Salary: Up to £12.13 per hour
Location: Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 3UY

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