Engineer Shift Team Leader

Engineering Shift Supervisor – Crewe


  • 4 on 4 off, rotating 06:00 - 18:00/18:00 - 06:00
  • £50,165 per annum
  • Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension 
  • Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group 


We have a fantastic opportunity for an Engineering Shift Supervisor to join the busy and active team at our food manufacturing facility in Crewe, Cheshire. You will help maintain, install and improve the performance of processing equipment across the site. The site makes chilled speciality bread such as sliced baguettes, hand-crafted flatbreads and dough balls and employs over 375 people in the factory.


The role


  • Manage the engineering team to ensure delivery of scheduled work and reactive work so that plant availability is optimised and manage technical specifications for ingredients, products, processes & packaging 
  • Implement agreed training & development plans to meet engineering & production needs. Comply with statutory & Bakkavor Health & Safety requirement, ensures reports work in a safe manner. This will include ownership of dynamic risk assessment process 
  • Ensure engineering downtime is minimised, accurately logged, and monitor the repair time. Liaise with planning and operations team to allow for PPM to be completed in a timely manner 
  • Ensure all stock is logged in and out of the stores area highlighting any stock issues to the engineering team manager 
  • To maintain standards of hygiene and good housekeeping appropriate to a quality food manufacturer. GMP standard of workshops and engineers tool boxes is maintained at a high level 


 About you


  • Strong people management experience 
  • A multi skilled background 
  • Experience completing both reactive and planned maintenance activity and small installations 
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal 
  • Appropriate professional mechanical or electrical engineering qualifications and training 
  • Thorough understanding of common mechanical and electrical systems 
  • Professional attitude with plenty of drive and enthusiasm 
  • Good IT skills including Word, Excel and Outlook 


About Us 

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. 





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:  Engineering

Crewe, GB

Date:  6 Apr 2024
Req ID:  18785