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.
Here in Boston we employ around 400 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
Are you a multi-skilled Engineering Team Leader looking for a new technically dynamic and varied role? Can you guide and empower a team?
We are looking for an Engineering Team Leader; managing a team of fellow Engineers who maintain and improve the performance of all plant and equipment to achieve maximum machine availability targets.
As a Team Leader you will:
  • Head an engineering shift team to create a high performing culture where team members are motivated, engaged, and supported to develop and achieve their potential.
  • Plan and prioritise the shift workload for the engineering team to enable production targets to be achieved by maximising machinery up time
  • Execute the planned preventative maintenance schedule to maximise machinery up time and minimise disruption to production targets
  • Ensure all plant and equipment adhere to all relevant legislation and so that a safe working environment is maintained all times
  • Ensure that the permit to work is in place and adhered to so that contractors and colleagues work safely at all times
  • Ensure the shift engineering team adhere to good manufacturing practices (GMP) ensuring compliance with manufacturing unit food safety requirements
  • Head the engineering team to create a high performing culture; including setting team/individual expectations, leading by example, encouraging and supporting to achieve their potential and ensuring policies are upheld
  • Ensure the accurate and timely documentation of shift activities & performance, escalation of relevant events as required, real time use of CMMS, completion of relevant reports, root cause analysis studies and engaged contribution to daily meetings
Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off days and nights
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.
You will:
  • Hold a mechanical or electrical engineering qualification gained through a time served apprenticeship or study, ideally at NVQ L3
  • Knowledge of permit systems, risk assessments and method statements
  • Supervisory experience
  • Have practical experience of fault finding on various types of manufacturing machinery
  • Display PLC Awareness and fault finding capabilities
  • Understand how to maintain Engineering Systems within a manufacturing environment
  • Food or wider FMCG Manufacturing Experience is desirable
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
  • 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 – Full-Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7PJ

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