Shift Engineer

Boston Meals - Bakkavor
Salary£41,640 (Night Shift Premium of £3082.50)
Location: Old Leake, Lincolnshire (nr Boston)
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift pattern Description: 3 on 3 off (fixed nights)

This role is based at our Bakkavor Meals site in Old Leake just outside Boston, Lincolnshire and specialises in making chilled Italian ready meals and modern deli products for a dedicated customer. The site employs around 690 people and is located 9.2 miles from Boston and 12 miles from Skegness.
The successful candidate will have previous electrical and mechanical experience with a solid background in Health & Safety. You will be competent in electrical fault finding & analysis skills and provide engineering support to production to ensure the efficient performance of all equipment.


  • Provide Engineering support to Production to ensure efficient performance on all equipment
  • Ensure that all H&S procedures, engineering best practice are adhered to at all times
  • Accurate & timely records are entered and recorded on all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares/consumables used

 Required Skills & Experience:

  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent
  • Recognised Engineering qualification
  • Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Flexible working attitude
  • Competent electrical / fault finding & analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Methodical & strong attention to detail
  • Strong trouble shooting & decision-making skills

About us
We are the leading provider 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.

What you can expect from us
When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, private medical insurance, 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.


Category:  Engineering

Boston, GB

Date:  25-Jul-2022