Engineer - Nights

Multi-Skilled Engineer Nights

Electrically biased Multi-Skilled Engineer position working 4 on 4 off Nights.


Nights 4on 4off  17:45pm to 5:45am 

23 days holiday

Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension

Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group

The Company

Bakkavor Desserts is based in Newark, Nottinghamshire and specialises in making chilled desserts such as trifles, creamcakes and choux pastries. The site employs over 1,900 people and is one of eight Manufacturing sites that are part of the Bakkavor Bakery sector in the UK.

The Role

Bakkavor Desserts Newark is looking to recruit a Shift Engineer with Electrical bias to provide a maintenance engineering service to the business unit buildings, plant and associated equipment that ensures 100% availability and reliability, that results in the safe and efficient production of chilled desserts.
Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure all engineering maintenance and repair work is carried out within all statutory health, safety and environmental guidelines
  • Provide effective engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all plant and equipment
  • Build a strong working relationship with colleagues and the production team
  • Ensure accurate and timely records for all work carried out, root causes of failures and spares and consumables used
  • Manage contractors and issue work permits and audit their work in the absence of the senior engineer and maintenance manager
  • Ensure that daily inspections on all buildings, plant and equipment security and safety devices are fully operational.
  • Carry out all PPM equipment inspections on time as dictated by the PM system
  • To identify areas / opportunities for both self and operational improvement, and to communicate these appropriately to the maintenance manager
  • Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions, equipment and all special tools are readily available to all engineering staff
    What you will need

    A formal engineering qualification is required and will currently be working in an FMCG environment.

    You will be electrically bias.

    Must be able to work under own supervision or as part of a team
    In return you will receive salary of £51,923 and pension as well working for a well-established food manufacturer that is market leading with great career prospects.

    This is 4 on 4 off Nights shift pattern

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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

Newark, GB

Date:  11 May 2023
Req ID:  14356