Section Leader

Section Leader


Up to £30,000 based on experience

Wednesday - Saturday 12.45-23.00)


Number of vacancies available across different areas including Packing, Prep & Processing.



27 Days Annual Leave
Life Assurance
Flexible Benefits Package
Staff Shop
Free Parking


Proud to be supported to become the best I can be.


We’re proud to offer you a career with real scope for development. To reward your hard work and ambition as a talented Section Leader 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.


What will you do?

  •  Encouraging a safe working environment for all employees in your area by supporting and enforcing standards set out in the Group Health and Safety policy
  • Ensuring team are performing to quality standards in terms of GMP, food safety, product quality / presentation and housekeeping
  • Managing the performance of team members using Bakkavor performance management systems
  • Actively coaching, developing, recruiting, and training team members - whilst encouraging continuous improvement within the business
  • Participating in NPD processes and production trials where required to ensure they run successfully
  • Managing improvement activities on processes such as KPIs, waste management and production control – whilst completing associated administration and record keeping
  • Ensuring team are correctly deployed and are performing to standards in adherence to the plan – managing breaks and shift changeover process to ensure there is no disruption to productivity and workflow
  • Ensuring mechanisms are in place and supported to provide effective communication at all levels
  • Carrying out necessary administrative tasks and producing data / reports as required including DWOR, T&A and holiday management


About you

You will ideally have experience of a similar role in a food manufacturing environment and be used to working at a fast pace.

If you are a driven individual with a passion for service delivery and the ability to work calmly under pressure whilst motivating others towards achievement – this could be the role for you.




Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Manufacturing

Boness, GB

Date:  24-Nov-2022