Senior Section Manager

Senior Section Manager


  • Competitive salary
  • Sunday – Thursday Night Shift (Sunday 18:00-02:00, Monday to Thursday 22:00-06:00)
  • Access to MyRewards (Company scheme offering local and national benefits & discounts)
  • Group Pension (including employer contributions)
  • First class training and fast moving environment


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Section Manager to join our manufacturing team at our Pizza site based in Harrow. It specialises in making chilled pizzas, employs around 850 people and is situated in North London, with good public transport links available. 

In this busy and rewarding role, you will hold accountability for Sunday start-up (post deep cleaning), running shifts and driving the performance of dedicated lines. Ensuring a safe working environment and able to maintain and develop SSOWs & carry out Risk Assessments. You will be responsible for employee engagement and meeting & exceeding KPI’s. 

Maintaining high standards of quality, food safety, and hygiene through Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) - will be top of your agenda. You will own the training and development of your team - actively coaching and mentoring individuals to the required level of competence and encouraging continuous improvement within the business. 
Compliance will be a key focus and you will be equally responsible for ensuring all audit requirements are fully met. 

About you 

You will have in-depth knowledge of food production and inspirational people management skills. Ideally with experience of working in a fast-paced food manufacturing or FMCG environment. 
You will be energetic, punctual, proactive, and reliable with the ability to lead, guide, and motivate others towards achievement. Flexibility on working hours may be required in line with the business needs.  


About us 

We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry with over 19,000 employees, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose in the UK. Our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef in the US, and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas. And we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality to join us.





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

Harrow, GB

Date:  14-Aug-2022