Overview

Why Greencore?
We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day.
We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.
Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.
Our Warrington site is also known as the Italian centre of excellence, recent expansion and investment make this site a state-of-the-art manufacturing unit! We produce high quality Italian ready meals for both Tesco & Co-Op
We are looking for a Laboratory Technologist to join us on an FTC to cover maternity! Please not this role is for 16 hours to cover our Friday to Monday shift. Hours are 7am -11am.
What you’ll be doing
You will carry out microbiological, physical, and chemical testing, as directed, adhering to procedures and protocols in order to deliver timely results which maximise production efficiency and effectiveness.
* Book and process all samples received for testing and record compliance or highlight adverse results so that appropriate corrective action can be taken
* Maintain ongoing communications with the relevant department and external parties ensuring they are fully aware of test results and relevant laboratory data
* Complete all necessary documentation ensuring that it is kept accurate and is audit ready for both internal and external customers including formal certification bodies e.g. Campden Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (CLAS)
* Recommend any opportunities for improvement to enhance testing process or communication with the broader team
* Operate in compliance with SHE policy to ensure that the working environment remains safe for all colleagues
What We’re Looking For:
  • A suitable science qualification GCSE A-C Grade or equivalent
  • CLAS accreditation (maintained), with recognised laboratory experience
  • Level 2 for Food Hygiene
  • Level 2 Health and safety
  • Chemical and or COSHH training
  • Basic computer skills – able to record and report test results on standard computer packages
  • Working knowledge of calibration requirements
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. 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
  • 25 days Holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • 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.


Permanent – Part-Time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 4SF

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