Multiskilled Engineer - Rotating

Multi-skilled Engineer

Salary: £38,000 - £41,000 + £1,541 shift allowance per annum  
Location: Bourne, Lincolnshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: 4 on 4 off, Rotating shift pattern (7am – 7pm and 7pm – 7am)


Bakkavor Salads is based in Bourne and 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.
Bakkavor Salads Bourne is looking to recruit a Multi-skilled Engineer to join their motivated team of engineers, this is a great opportunity to become part of the Bakkavor Group.

The Role
In this busy and hands-on role, you will be accountable for:

  • Strong electrical skills are key to this role.
  • Ensure accurate and timely records are entered and recorded of all work carried out, root causes of failures identified and provide traceability of spares and consumables used for accurate asset lifetime costs.
  • Ensure engineering downtime is accurately logged, monitor repair times, and find new methods and procedures to reduce this.
  • Ensure equipment instructions, manuals, electrical drawings, and mechanical drawings are updated in line with any modifications to provide accurate information.
  • Provide engineering support to production to ensure effective performance of all equipment and measure OEE to track team performance.
  • Liaise with contractors and specialists when required to support improvement activities.
  • Train, develop and sign off nominated production staff to allow them to carry out first line maintenance to designated plant & equipment. Ensuring that all H&S procedures, engineering best practices are adhered to at all times supporting the TPM functions.
  • To plan, control and implement agreed small projects to support continuous improvement.
  • To maintain and develop appropriately equipment knowledge and engineering skills and to train other members of the team.


About you
In this role you will need to be self-sufficient and motivated to ensure that you meet deadlines whilst making sure engineering and technical integrity is maintained. You will need to be proactive, with a good work ethic taking ownership and pride in what you do. Experience within an FMCG environment is key and ideally experience in Fabrication. The ability to work independently as well as in a team. Build strong working relationships with colleagues within the department and other functions as appropriate.

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:  Engineering

Bourne, GB

Date:  08-Nov-2022