Occupational Health Technician

Occupational Health Technician – 12-month FTC


Bakkavor Bourne: PE10 0AT

Salary: Competitive

Shift: Monday - Friday

Hours: Typically 8:30 – 17:00, flexibility required to work up to 10pm no more than twice a week.

Benefits include: Life Assurance (1x salary), 25 days holiday, Staff Shop, Stakeholder Pension Scheme, MyBargains Discount Platform, Personal Accident Insurance, Free Mortgage Advice, Employee Assistance Programme, voluntary benefits including holiday purchase scheme, dental & hospital cash plans), discounted tutoring for children, free on-site parking and staff shop.


This OH Technician role will work across a number of our Lincolnshire sites, based predominantly from Bourne site (3 days a week) and at our other Lincolnshire sites up to 2 days a week (maximum of 1 hour drive from Bourne).


Our Meals division across Lincolnshire has over 2,000 colleagues, specialising in making prepared fruit, leafy salads, stir fry mixes and ready meals for a variety of retail customers.


We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food - you just didn't realise it. We make innovative fresh products, with around 18,500 colleagues working across the UK, US and China. We’re the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry supplying meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers (including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose). We’re ambitious. We’re full of ideas. And we’re ready for more people who share our values and passion for quality to join us.


About the role:

  • Providing health surveillance support including audiometry, spirometry, skin surveillance and medicals for FLT Drivers & Engineers.
  • Maintain accurate records of health surveillance data. Incorporating new starters and leavers into the recall system of screening programme and managing archiving of data as appropriate.
  • Produce monthly KPIs to demonstrate health surveillance status and to monitor compliance.
  • Preparation for audits and HSE visits as required, including building a good understanding of audit standards and key requirements.
  • Participate in Wellbeing activities within the business as appropriate, supporting the OH Advisor.
  • Ensure medical supplies are always available for health surveillance, including equipment calibration and maintenance within specifications.
  • Oversee invoicing and raising POs within the Occupational Health Department.
  • Communicate with all stakeholders regarding health surveillance requirements and ensure the plan is live and acted upon by all.  Escalate issues to OH Advisor where necessary.
  • Refer to Occupational Health Advisor as appropriate following health surveillance and liaise with other healthcare professionals if required
  • Keep up-to-date with developments within the world of Occupational Health through attending networking events and building relationships with other Occupational Health Technicians in Bakkavor to share best practise and ways of working.
  • Administration relating the on-site physiotherapy provision including screening requests, confirming appointments and liaising with managers in relation to reports.


About you

  • You must have previous Occupational Health Technician within audiometry and spirometry experience within a similar working environment and have knowledge of Health Promotion and Health and Safety at work.
  • Audiometry and spirometry qualifications are essential for this role.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Packages, specifically Excel.
  • You will be a great communicator and be able to organise and prioritise your workload.


Sound like you? Apply now to find out more!


Proud to be Bakkavor

We’re proud to deliver outstanding quality, service, and value to our customers. We’re proud to be the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK. And we’re proud of the hard work, quality focus and loyalty of our people. 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:  Human Resources

Bourne, GB

Date:  29 Mar 2024
Req ID:  18429