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Production Operative

Vacancy Information

Join us as a Production Operative and you’ll be joining a friendly and welcoming team. As well as a rewarding feeling of accomplishment and teamwork, we have a whole range of perks that you can take advantage of!  

  • Competitive pay 
  • 4.2 weeks annual leave, pro-rated, increasing with service, plus bank holidays 
  • Colleague discount, up to 50% off our own-produced products 
  • Paid breaks 
  • Free hot drinks while on a shift break 
  • Profit share: We want everyone to share in the success of the business, so we distribute 10% of our profits to all our employees who have at least 6-month service, or more, each year 
  • Share save schemes that let you buy discounted Greggs shares, by saving a set amount of money over a fixed time, to have an even bigger share of our profits 
  • Career progression and learning and development 
  • Employee Assistance Programme; A free, confidential helpline, offering advice and support with financial, relationship, work-related and wellbeing issues, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Including a mobile app providing a range of wellness content on physical, mental, social, and financial wellbeing. 
  • Perks and savings, such as digital gift card discounts, online cashback, in-store and online coupons and lifestyle offers. 
  • A company who cares about our communities; the environment and being a better business! Click here to read about The Greggs Pledge
  • Colleague Networks – internal groups where colleagues and their allies can share their own experiences, offer feedback on the way we do things at Greggs, and provide support to one another 

About the role

As a Production Operative, you’ll play a key role in making and packing some of the nation’s much-loved products.  You’ll have a passion for quality and follow all the correct processes and procedures to ensure the best products are made and our customers are satisfied. 

What you'll do

Your role involves working with a great, close-knit team, under pressure in a fast-paced, high-performance environment. You’ll be dealing with the food production process, carrying out quality checks on the products and working effectively and safely in line with food safety, health and safety, and hygiene processes. Working in a food production environment means that sometimes you’ll be exposed to flour and dust. You will also be expected to work in a chilled environment.

We’ll provide you with the great training and support you need to see your career rise. 

About you

  • You’re comfortable with handling, preparing, and baking food 

  • You have pride in the quality of the products you produce 

  • You’re experienced in following processes and procedures and working in a fast-paced environment where timescales and targets are important 

  • You’re comfortable with standing for long periods of time, lifting and carrying, as well as other tasks such as cleaning 

  • Once trained, you’ll be able to keep up with the pace of work 

  • You’ve had some exposure to using SAP systems (desirable) 

About Greggs

Here at Greggs, we love what we do, and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us! We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views. We'll make sure you have the skills and knowledge you need to have a great career with us.   


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