Site Services Electrician

Site Services Engineer - Electrician 


Location - Bakkavor Meals Bo’ness 

Shift – Monday - Friday 08.00 - 16.30 

Salary - £37,500 per annum, based on experience.  



34 Days Annual Leave
Life Insurance
Flexible Benefits Package
Discounted Staff Shop
Free Parking

Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group. 


We’re proud to be able to offer careers with real scope for development. To reward your hard work and ambition, as a talented Site Services Engineer, you will be given support and opportunities to empower you to drive your own success - creating a career you can be proud of. 

We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry with over 19,000 employees, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas, and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose in the UK. Our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef in the US, and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas. And we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality to join us. 


About Us 

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 a feel 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. 


Our production lines are non-stop, 24/7. Whether you’ve an electrical or mechanical bias, you’ll provide a full maintenance engineering service to the business. You’ll act fast, find solutions and make sure our equipment is always 100% available and reliable. Resulting in safe and efficient production on time, every time.  


The Role 

 We have a fantastic opportunity for a Site Services Engineer to join our expanding team and site.  

Our Site Service Engineers work as part of a team or standalone, depending on the task. The role reports to Compliance and Site Services Manager. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare for estate maintenance work.  
  • Conduct planned maintenance of site services assets.  
  • Respond to breakdowns of site services assets. Conduct reactive maintenance or corrective actions to resolve deviation.  
  • Identify faults (electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, automation, and pneumatics) on site services assets, action as required.  
  • Contribute to technical performance reviews in collaboration with other functions and stakeholders.  
  • Contribute to continuous improvement projects to optimise site services assets or processes. For example, participate in failure investigations to ensure process effectiveness and to contribute to and implement practical engineering solutions for efficiency and profitability.  


Essential Qualifications/Skills/Knowledge 

  • Completed electrical apprenticeship (NVQ level 3 / 4 or city & guilds). 
  • Current Edition of IET Wiring Regulations. 
  • Inspection and testing of electrical installations. (City & Guilds 2391). 
  • Application of Safety, Health and Environmental legislation and procedures. 
  • Electrical Inspection and testing.  
  • Fault finding: Electrical systems. 
  • Planning works and writing reports; completion of inspection and testing certification. 
  • Restore asset after works. 
  • Working knowledge of wiring regulations.  
  • Electrical principals, safety & control circuits, motors, motor control circuits. 
  • Spare parts management.  
  • Reading and adhering to site SOPs 


Advantageous Qualifications/Skills/Knowledge 


  • High Voltage Operational Safety (City & Guilds 9848-51)
  • PAT (City & Guilds 2377).
  • IOSH Managing Safely.
  • Identify faults on electrical systems (mechanical, instrumentation, automation, and pneumatic fault finding experience)


What you can expect from us

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


Proud to be Bakkavor

We’re proud to be the leading UK provider of innovative, high-quality, fresh prepared food. We’re proud to be driven by the hard work and passion of our people. And we’re proud to offer a wide range of careers full of support and opportunity. Join our team and we’ll make you proud too. 



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:  17 Nov 2023
Req ID:  15445