Filling Technician

Filling Technician (Nights)

Salary:  £27,585 per annum (plus £3,000 shift allowance)
Location: Bourne, Lincolnshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Business Area: Bourne Salads

Bakkavor Salads is made up of several sites across the UK. Bourne specialises in making prepared fruit, leafy salads and stir fry mixes. It employs over 1,100 people and forms part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.

We currently have several exciting opportunities available for Filling Technician’s to join our Salads manufacturing team based in Bourne, covering a 12-hour shift rota between the hours 7.30pm and 7.30am (4 days on – 4 days off).

The role
In this busy, exciting and hands on role, you will assist the Section Manager with ensuring the smooth running and optimisation of lines in the Filling Department and take ownership for a team of Filling Operatives.

You will undertake first level planned preventative maintenance and hygiene responsibilities including chemical cleaning of machinery - whilst providing subject matter expertise for processes and products.

Ensuring the team is trained to a very high standard to enable optimum performance and participating in projects relating to waste and efficiencies, will also be a key focus in this role.

About you
Ideally, you will have production and engineering experience of working in a fast-paced food manufacturing or FMCG environment. Flexibility, excellent communication and problem-solving skills, IT literacy and the ability to successfully supervise members of staff, will all be key to this role.

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 competitive salary, a strong benefits package and 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:  Manufacturing

Bourne, GB

Date:  13-May-2022