Shift Engineer


Maintenance Engineer 

Meals London - Park Royal Cumberland site 

Shift – Nights Tuesday -  Saturday 10pm - 6.30am

Up to £49,733 per annum, based on experience.  

Life Assurance 

Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension 

Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group 


We’re proud to be able to offer careers with real scope for development. To reward your hard work and ambition, as a talented Maintenance Engineer, you will be given support and opportunities to empower you to drive your own success - creating a career you can be proud of. 

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. 


The Role. 

 We have a fantastic opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join our expanding team and site.   

The Maintenance Engineer will conduct planned and predictive maintenance to prevent issues occurring. Your role will lead or support the operational teams with machinery change overs and set ups. Working with other teams, you will contribute to technical performance reviews and continuous improvement activities. Our Maintenance Engineers work as part of a team or standalone, depending on the task. The role reports to the Engineering Teams Manager 


Job Responsibilities  

  • Conduct planned maintenance of processing and packaging assets. 

  • Conduct predictive maintenance of food processing and packaging assets (condition-based monitoring). 

  • Respond to breakdowns. 

  • Conduct reactive maintenance or corrective actions to resolve deviation. 

  • Identify faults (electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, automation, and pneumatics) and action as required. 

  • Lead or support operational teams with machinery change overs and set ups. 

  • Manufacture and repair component parts for processing and packaging assets. 

  • Contribute to continuous improvement projects to optimise assets or processes. 



  • Engineering apprenticeship (C&G / EAL NVQ Level 3 / 4 or OAL FDEM Diploma) 

  • Current Edition of IET Wiring Regulations (C&G Level 3, achieve within 12 months). 

  • Application of Safety, Health and Environmental legislation and procedures 

  • Planning works and writing reports. 

  • Verify assets meet performance criteria after work. 

  • Reading and adhering to site SOPs. 

  • CMMS experience (achieve within 12 months). 

  • Electrical bias  

  • Experience in the following would be advantageous – Mechanical principles, F&D assets, welding, machining, turning, hydraulic, pneumatic & thermodynamics systems and / or, electrical principals, motors, motor control circuits, motion control, encoders, PLCs, sensors. 


What you can expect from us. 

 When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group. We provide key relevant training to our Engineering teams to offer personal development. 


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:  30 Mar 2024
Req ID:  18656