Pool Engineer


Maintenance  Engineer – London Meals Park Royal  (Multi site)


  • Salary up to £47,565 based on experience
  • Sunday - Thursday rotational 06.00-14.30/14.00-22.30 (contracted to 5 weeks throughout each year to work on the night shift, you will be given 2-week notices to work this and a nightshift allowance)
  • Permanent
  • Overtime rate is x1.5 and x2 for bank holidays 
  • 25 days annual leave


We’re proud to offer you a career with possibilities. To encourage you to work hard, aim high and bring your best to work, every day. To know that as a valued Pool Engineer. We will support your ambition, reward your resilience and encourage you to create a career you can be proud of too.


Proud to drive innovation and quality
Multi-Skilled Engineer

We’re proud to offer you a career with great prospects. To offer you the opportunity to join our multinational organisation as a talented Shift Engineer. And to provide the support you need to develop, diversify, and create a career you can be proud of too.

We manufacture a wide range of high-quality fresh prepared food. Which means, our production lines are non-stop, 24/7.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we’ll give you the development and support to take your career as far as you can, or as far as you want to go, within our large multinational company


The role

A shift engineer to carry out day to day maintenance activities providing maintenance cover for fast flowing production lines, including planned preventative maintenance, breakdown, repair, installation and project work
Key responsibilities

  • Ensure all engineering maintenance and repair work is carried out within all statutory health, safety and environmental guidelines 
  • Provide effective engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all plant and equipment 
  • Build a strong working relationship with colleagues and the production team 
  • Ensure accurate and timely records for all work carried out, root causes of failures and spares and consumables used 
  • Ensure that daily inspections on all buildings, plant and equipment security and safety devices are fully operational. 
  • Carry out all PPM equipment inspections on time as dictated by the PM system 
  • To identify areas / opportunities for both self and operational improvement, and to communicate these appropriately to the maintenance manager 
  • Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions, equipment and all special tools are readily available to all engineering staff 

About you


  • Skilled in both Electrical and Mechanical trades, ideally with an Electrical bias
  • Recognised Engineering apprenticeship or relevant work experience
  • Experience of working within the Food Industry
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team


Proud to be Bakkavor

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

London, GB

Date:  5 Apr 2024
Req ID:  15091