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Production Team Leader

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Vacancy Information

Join us as a Production Team Leader 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 Team Leader, you’ll be at the heart of our production operations; leading, managing and motivating a great team to make sure the day-to-day production and packaging operation runs smoothly.    

What you'll do

Leading and working alongside a small, close-knit team, as a Team Leader you’ll make sure that the daily production line plan is implemented, and all targets and deadlines are met. You’ll have a good eye for detail so that only the highest standard of goods are produced and packed.  Positive and enthusiastic, you’ll engage with your team and be on hand to provide direction and support, whilst making sure the team are 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. 

About you

  • You’ve had some experience of leading a team and love playing an active part in the success of your workmates 

  • You’ve had some experience of working in a production or manufacturing site, ideally within the food industry 

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

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

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

  • You know what you’re talking about when it comes to Health and Safety and Food Safety requirements 

  • You’re happy talking to a variety of people from different backgrounds and you can discuss your teams results with the Production Manager as naturally as having a chat with your colleagues on the floor  

  • You’re good at planning and organising your own work and time, as well as your teams, to make sure targets are met  

  • You have a good level of numeracy and literacy and you’re able to follow specific processes and procedures  

  • You know what you’re talking about when it comes to using Microsoft Word and Excel and you’ve had experience working with SAP systems  

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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