Team Leaders


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We have a number of Team Leader roles available, working on a day shift or back shift, for our Boness Carriden site.



£12.60 per hour – Weekly Paid

(£24k p/a. Estimated Earnings £26k p/a with overtime)


Shift Patterns Available:

Sunday - Thursday - Shift Times 05.30 - 14.00

Tuesday - Saturday - Shift Times 05.30 - 14.00

Friday - Tuesday - Shift Times 05.30 - 14.00


Location: Boness, (Carriden Industrial Estate, EH51 9SJ)


Benefits Package:

31 Days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays
Life Assurance
Discounted Staff Shop (lots of items 50p!)

Free Parking

Flexible Benefits Package (Purchase extra annual leave, 100's of store discounts, childcare vouchers and more!)
Overtime available at up to double time!


Who are Bakkavor:
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.

Our factories specialise in making salad accompaniments such as pasta salads, sandwich wraps and food to go salads, and are Boness factory is one of eight factories that are part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.


Responsibilities of the Team Leader role:

  • Managing a team in fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Day to day management of your team, driving team performance, efficiencies and KPI’s
  • Supporting Area Manager
  • Training of new staff and existing team members
  • Ensuring all health and safety protocols are understood and followed


To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • Results driven and motivated to lead a team to achieve output targets and KPI's
  • Quality minded with a high degree of accuracy / attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Experience of working in a food manufacturing / production / fast paced environment
  • Previous Team Leader/ Line Leader / Supervisory / Stand-In Roles experience is desirable
  • Capable of working on own initiative with the ability and confidence to make decisions


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




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.



Boness, GB

Date:  28-Nov-2022