PPM Engineer

PPM Engineer (Planned Preventative Maintenance)

Salary: £37,888 per annum

Location: Bourne, Lincolnshire

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Hours: 4 on 4 off Days - 11-hour shifts 07.00am - 07.00pm

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 PPM Engineer to join their motivated team of engineers, this is a great opportunity to become part of the Bakkavor Group.
The Role
Mechanically you will be required to complete full PPM’s on plant equipment working on bearings, belts, pneumatics, gearboxes, valves, form fill and seal machines and multi-head weighers, metal detectors etc.

  • You will be able to work from drawings and manuals to maintain the machine to optimum condition.
  • You will develop and evolve the PPM check sheets to ensure they are current and relevant to the tasks.
  • Electrically your experience ideally would include basic electrical duties on high volume plant machinery i.e. Repairs/changing of cables, isolators and testing and tidying of electrical controls and panels.
  • You will be self-managing and responsible for the ordering of necessary parts required to complete your task.
  • You will ensure the equipment is tested and handed back to production in a 100% safe condition and working state.
  • You will review planned maintenance risk assessments identifying any potential safety risks that may have arisen.

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 ideally PPM.. 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:  05-Aug-2022