Engineering Shift Supervisor

Engineering Shift Supervisor – Aston


  • 4 on 4 off, rotating 06:00 - 18:00/18:00 - 06:00
  • £46,000-£48,000 per annum
  • Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension 
  • Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group 


We have a fantastic opportunity for an Engineering Shift Supervisor to join the busy and active team at our food manufacturing facility in Aston, Cheshire. You will help maintain, install and improve the performance of processing equipment across the site. The site makes chilled speciality bread such as sliced baguettes, hand-crafted flatbreads and dough balls and employs over 375 people in the factory.


The role


  • Manage the engineering team to ensure delivery of scheduled work and reactive work so that plant availability is optimised and manage technical specifications for ingredients, products, processes & packaging 
  • Implement agreed training & development plans to meet engineering & production needs. Comply with statutory & Bakkavor Health & Safety requirement, ensures reports work in a safe manner. This will include ownership of dynamic risk assessment process 
  • Ensure engineering downtime is minimised, accurately logged, and monitor the repair time. Liaise with planning and operations team to allow for PPM to be completed in a timely manner 
  • Ensure all stock is logged in and out of the stores area highlighting any stock issues to the engineering team manager 
  • To maintain standards of hygiene and good housekeeping appropriate to a quality food manufacturer. GMP standard of workshops and engineers tool boxes is maintained at a high level 


 About you


  • Strong people management experience 
  • A multi skilled background 
  • Experience completing both reactive and planned maintenance activity and small installations 
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal 
  • Appropriate professional mechanical or electrical engineering qualifications and training 
  • Thorough understanding of common mechanical and electrical systems 
  • Professional attitude with plenty of drive and enthusiasm 
  • Good IT skills including Word, Excel and Outlook 


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:  Engineering

Nantwich, GB

Date:  4 Jun 2023
Req ID:  11707