Shift Engineer

Shift Engineer – Aston, Cheshire

  • 4 on 4 off rotating days and nights, 06:00 - 18:00/18.00 - 06.00
  • Competitive salary
  • Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension 
  • Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group 


Working at our Bread site based in Aston, the successful candidate will have previous electrical and mechanical experience within manufacturing and a solid background in Health & Safety. You will be competent in electrical fault finding and analysis and provide engineering support to production to ensure the efficient performance of all equipment.  


The factory makes chilled speciality bread such as sliced baguettes, hand-crafted flatbreads and dough balls and employs over 375 people in the factory.



  • Provide Engineering support to Production to ensure efficient performance on all equipment 
  • Ensure that all H&S procedures, engineering best practice are adhered to at all times 
  • Accurate & timely records are entered and recorded on all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares/consumables used 

Required skills & experience


  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent  
  • Recognised Engineering qualification 
  • Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Flexible working attitude 
  • Competent electrical / fault finding & analysis skills 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) 
  • Methodical & strong attention to detail 

About us 

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

Nantwich, GB

Date:  1 Feb 2024
Req ID:  14384