Food Production Technician

Technician  (Production or Hygiene)                                                                                 

  • 4 on 4 off, 06:00 - 18:00/ 18.00 - 06.00 rotating shift.
  • £12.78 per hour
  • Overtime available
  • Excellent benefits
  • Free parking

These roles are at our Bakkavor Bread site based in Crewe, Cheshire. The factory makes chilled speciality bread such as sliced baguettes, hand-crafted flatbreads and dough balls and employs over 375 people in the factory and over 50 in its Crewe Distribution Centre.  The site is located approximately 4 miles from Crewe town centre.

The Role

  • To safely operate relevant machinery in accordance with Health & Safety & technical standards, as well as relevant procedures
  • Accurate and timely completion of relevant traceability documentation for the machines in accordance with company procedure and legal requirements
  • To lead and drive standards of quality, food safety, hygiene, and housekeeping within your area through Good Manufacturing Practice
  • To ensure that both Bakkavor and customer standards are kept, and audit requirements are fully met.
  • To perform manual handling (in accordance with manual handling training) that may be required as part of the role

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience within a food manufacturing business or similar
  • Conscientiousness; attention to detail
  • Problem solving/fault finding techniques.
  • Flexibility regarding working unsociable days and hours if required.
  • Good numeracy, literacy, and PC ability
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A role model of Bakkavor company values



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

Crewe, GB

Date:  22-Sep-2022