Compliance and Site Services Engineering Manager

Compliance and Site Services Engineering Manager


Salary: Competitive (Depending on experience)

Location - Bakkavor Salads, Bo’ness, Falkirk
Shift Pattern / Shift Times – 08.30 - 17.00, Monday - Friday


Bonus: Up to 10% (depending on the companies annual performance)
34 Days Annual Leave p/a
Private Medical 
Life Insurance
Flexible benefits package

Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group

About Us:

We’re proud to offer you a career with real scope for development. To reward your hard work and ambition as a talented Project Engineer with plenty of support and opportunity. And empower you to drive your own success and create a career you can be proud of too.


Our Bakkavor business in Bo’ness, based near Falkirk, specialises in the production of fresh, high quality salad products working primarily with premium retailers. To give you a sense for the scale of manufacturing in Bo’ness we produce over 70million salad based meals and side dishes from our 2 manufacturing facilities employing over 1200 people in the town.

The Role

Working at our Bo'ness site, the purpose of this role is to:


- Take responsibility for the internal and external site facilities ensuring they are maintained to high standard.

- To ensure that engineering compliance is maintained at all times.

- Ensuring that engineering compliance includes but is not limited to: Legionella, PSR, LOLER, Electrical, COSHH, PUWER, PPM RA’s, GWARA, Rentokil Pest Control, Calibrations/Validations,  Contractor Control,  engineering procedures and training.

- To manage the compliance of environmental regulations and contribute towards continuous improvement initiatives across the two Bo’ness sites.

- To contribute to reliability improvements of plant across the two Bo’ness sites. To provide engineering management support to the business as and when required.


- Deliver engineering compliance through leadership of the site services team. Ensure that the site service team are coached and developed to ensure high levels of compliance are achieved and maintained.

- To maintain the library of all SHE, Technical, legal and Insurance engineering compliance requirements.

- Ensure all equipment meets statutory and Bakkavor H&S standards and escalate any areas of concern outside of their own control. Ensure safe systems of work are followed by site services team.

- Analyse the root cause of estate asset failure, impact upon service and develop action plan to prevent reoccurrence.

- Develop business cases to address investment needs and/or to inform estate asset management decision making.

- Develop impact and contingency plans for estate asset and/or service failure in consultation with subject matter experts.

- Responsible for the site grounds, internal and external building fabric, staff furniture, plumbing, and electrical works.

- Responsible for the management of contractors and permit control system in relation to site services activities.

- To ensure that effective business relationships are developed within the factory including all support functions.

About you

  • Completed engineering apprenticeship (NVQ level 3 / 4 or city & guilds).

  • IT skills MS Office, CMMS (Agility) literate, PLC and computer programming


  • ​​​​​Strong engineering and problem solving ability, ability to identify appropriate solutions to issues, and evaluate actions success. Use a structured approach (i.e. Root Cause Analysis) to problem solving.
  • Strong communication/presentation skills.  Able to communicate to people clearly, concisely and with a high level of integrity adapting style of delivery to the audience needs. Demonstrate confidence in a range of communication methods including: written reports, face to face, presentations, email etc. 
  • Expert knowledge of engineering/SHE principles and the practical application in a work situation. Able to logically analyse and collate information in a structured manner, drawing conclusions that enable the right business decisions to be made.
  • Management experience minimum of five (5) years. Identify and maximise potential to deliver long term growth in individuals. 
  • Be able to persuade, challenge and influence others to achieve desired results for the wider business
  • Be able to plan and organise resources and people to the demands of the business.


What you can expect from us
When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, life insurance and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group.


About Us
Bakkavor is one of the leading providers of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.





We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, and our presence in the US and China positions the Group well in these high-growth markets. We leverage our consumer insight and scale to provide innovative food that offers quality, choice, convenience, and freshness. Around 18,500 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 2,900 products across meals, pizza & bread, salads and desserts to leading grocery retailers in the UK and US, and international food brands in China.


Category:  Engineering

Boness, GB

Date:  2 Feb 2024
Req ID:  17783