Shift Engineer

Shift Engineer – London Meals - Nights 


  • Salary up to £49,000 based on experience
  • Tuesday to Saturday
  • 10pm -6.30am
  • 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 Skilled Shift 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
Mukti-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 proud to be the leading UK provider of innovative, high-quality, fresh prepared food. We’re proud to be driven by the hard work and passion of our people. And we’re proud to offer a wide range of careers full of support and opportunity. Join our team and we’ll make you proud too.



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

London, GB

Date:  21 May 2023
Req ID:  13686