Engineering Team Manager

Lead Engineer/ Engineering Team Manager – Meals London
Tuesday to Saturday (13:30 to 22:30 on Tues, Wed and  Thurs and 6.30am - 2.30pm on a Fri and Sat)
Salary up to £56,000 based on experience
Pension, Healthcare and Bonus

Engineering Team Manager opportunity based in the Elveden Factory within Park Royal

Duties will include:
  • Manage and organise a team of Engineers to carry out preventative maintenance and provide breakdown support to the factory within appropriate time scales on a day to day basis.  Ensure that machinery is kept in good working order.
  • To pro actively ensure a safe working environment exists for all Engineering employees on shift and that as a minimum the engineering activity meets the standards set out in the Group Health & Safety policy
  • To ensure the delivery of agreed KPI’s across the Engineering function through the team, makings sure that KPI’s are understood and utilised to support performance improvement plans and day to day activities.  Ensure systems are in place to collect the necessary data to measure performance against the agreed KPI’s.
  • Lead your team – including performance management and development. Actively coach, develop, recruit and train team members
  • Ensure the team is well informed on relevant business news and encourage cross functional links.  Ensure that channels of communication are clear and available. 
  • Foster good employee relations through fair, consistent and effective people management.  Ensure the team works within the Bakkavor values and encourage a positive culture

About you
  • Appropriate professional electrical/mechanical engineering qualifications and training
  • Thorough understanding of common mechanical and electrical systems eg control panels, circuits, bearings
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good IT skills including data entry, E Mail and MS Office packages
  • Professional attitude with flexibility, drive and enthusiasm

About us

Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, which is one of the most advanced, innovative and dynamic food markets in the world.

In London, Bakkavor Meals employs over 2,400 people across three sites and a distribution centre in the Park Royal area.  These sites specialise in making chilled ready meals, houmous dips, deli products and savoury accompaniments, and are part of Bakkavor's Meals sector which has eight factories in total in the UK.



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:  17-Aug-2022