Site Services Engineer

Site Services Engineer - Cheshire sites


We drive our own success

  • Monday - Friday
  • £38,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension
  • Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group

Why join us?  


We’re constantly evolving, progressing and diversifying. And we want our people to do so too. For everyone to feel empowered, engaged and enabled. To create opportunities to move forward, climb higher and push for more. We believe in fuelling ambition and guiding success. In supporting everyone with talent and drive to own what they do, realise their potential and build a brilliant future for themselves at Bakkavor.


What we do. 


Due to the success of our bread sites, we are expanding our engineering team and have a fantastic new opportunity for a Site Services Engineer to join our busy food manufacturing facilities in Cheshire. Our 2 bread sites based in Crewe and Nantwich make specialty hand-crafted flatbreads, baguettes, doughballs and ciabattas for customers including Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsburys.


About the role.  


To ensure all site services and building requirements are maintained to an acceptable/regulatory standard and to ensure that all customer audit non-conformances are completed within the given timescales.




  • To ensure all site services e.g. water, refrigeration, air compressors, drainage, electrical etc are functioning within legal, customer, environmental and business requirements.
  • Ensure all compliance records are managed and maintained to include, pressure, electricity at work, LOLER, PSSR, F-Gas, trade effluent and legionella.
  • Maintain all service contract records and schedules.
  • All structural areas of the building are to be monitored and maintained to an acceptable standard.
  • All required works are documented and completed on the business CMMS system.
  • Carry out all required works allocated through the CMMS system including all customer non-conformances, PPM’S, structural works, auxiliary works.
  • All site lighting systems to be maintained and emergency lighting to be inspected and tested in accordance with regulations and any defects being populated on the CMMS system and corrective actions taken within a reasonable time.
  • All Site air handling systems to be inspected as per the maintenance schedules and maintained to an agreed acceptable standard.
  • All water L8, legionella prevention actions; including temperature checks, and flushing to be completed in timely manner,
  • Operation and testing of the DAF Plant.
  • Manage / Coordinate with all external contractors and service providers surrounding facilities service contracts.


About you.  


  • Completion of a recognised Mechanical or Electrical apprenticeship.
  • Good teamwork and communication skills. 
  • Planning works and writing reports; completion of inspection and testing certification.
  • Comply with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Restore assets after works and spare parts management.
  • Safety, Health and Environmental awareness.
  • Reading and adhering to site SOPs.
  • Mechanical installation and fault finding.


What you’ll receive.  

As an equal opportunity employer, we’re committed to providing a safe and rewarding environment for you to thrive in. This is why we work hard to deliver benefits, rewards and wellbeing offerings that are important to you.   

You’ll enjoy:  

  • A stakeholder pension scheme  
  • Personal accident Insurance  
  • Free independent mortgage advice  
  • Employee assistance programme  
  • A range of voluntary benefits   
  • Holiday purchase scheme  
  • Additional life assurance  
  • Dental & hospital cash plans  
  • Discounted tutoring for children  
  • Access to financial learning tools  
  • Affordable loans via your salary  
  • Proud to be and loyal service awards  
  • Plus, a commitment to your wellbeing that includes emotional, physical and financial support services delivered by our fantastic team of wellbeing champions  

Proud to be Bakkavor.  

We’re proud to be the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry. We’re proud to supply meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. We’re driven by the hard work and passion of our people and are delighted to offer a wide range of careers across our business – come and join our dedicated Bakkavor team!  


Find out more and apply.  






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 18,000 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 3,000 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, CW5 8DL

Date:  12 Jul 2024
Req ID:  19872