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Shift Leader

Job Title: Shift Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hayes
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: G280
Job Published: March 08, 2019 10:05

Job Description

Shift Leader
Date: 07-Mar-2019

Location: Greenford, Hayes, West Ealing, GB, UB6 9PR

Company: Greggs Plc

Join the family

At Greggs, our people are what makes our business successful. We keep our customers at the heart of everything we do and are proud that we can provide our customers with high quality, great value food and fantastic drinks, including coffee. Integral to the success of the business are our colleagues who make Greggs what it is today by helping to provide the fast and friendly service that our customers know and love.

We want you to be part of our vision and success by joining us as a Shift Leader at our shop in Greenford. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a fun and friendly shop team that has a family atmosphere where customers come to experience the products and service they deserve, The Greggs Way!

We believe in helping our colleagues to reach their full potential and are committed to their learning and development, fostering a culture of upskilling and knowledge sharing. You can be sure that you’ll be provided with all the training you need to carry out your new role as Shift Leader with Greggs.

Pay Rates

£8.52 per hour (***Shift Leaders will be paid £8.78 per hour from 31st March 2019***)

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

We have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent Shift Leader to work in a friendly fast pace environment in the Greenford area. 

The shop hours are from 5am to 6.30pm and we are ideally looking for someone to join us on a 25 hours per week contract who is able to cover closing shifts and ideally work one Sunday a month.

However, if your availability doesn't quite match the shift patterns, don't worry. If you're interested in this position please apply and our lovely Area Manager Claire will be more than happy to discuss your availability at interview stage.

Job Description

Greggs Shift Leaders or Senior Team Members (as the role is known internally) are at the heart of the team supporting with the management of the shop at key times of the day.

You would be looking after the shop for a few hours a day, either at opening or closing time so your role is invaluable to your manager.

When opening the shop you’ll be working with the team to ensure our much loved products are ready for our customers and the shop is set up to the highest standard. This is where your passion to deliver a fantastic shopping experience for our customers comes in.

A close down shift means getting the shop ready for the next day; cleaning, stock counting and cashing up. You’ll have a natural flair for team work whilst enjoying a little extra responsibility.

You’ll fit right into the Greggs family if you’re not afraid of hard work and enjoy some fun at work. Some supervisory experience always comes in handy although not essential.

Everyone in our family values hard work, commitment and a flexible approach to working hours.


To be able to:

Serve customers in a friendly, professional and efficient manner.
Prepare a variety food items to the highest standards, in order to meet customer demand.
Ensuring that all areas of the shop and food products are displayed in a clean, tidy and attractive manner.
Seeking to maximise the sales and profitability of their store.
Working collaboratively with their Shop Manager and other Team Members and providing managerial support to the shop management team.

Competitive pay (Shift Leader - £8.78 p/h from 31st March 2019)
Great career progression opportunities
21 days holiday a year (pro-rata), plus bank holidays 
50% staff discount on Greggs products and free coffees and tea while at work
The opportunity to work for an organisation that listens to your ideas and opinions
The opportunity to work for an organisation that contributes to the local community through The Greggs Foundation, Breakfast Clubs, Local Charity Committees and much more!
Greggs Pension Scheme
Discount partnerships
And much more!
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