Factory Operative Nights 6pm-6am 4on 4off

Factory Operative Nights 6pm to 6am (Bakery and Cooling Room)- Bakkavor Desserts Newark

  • £13.18 per hour
  • Nights 6pm to 6am
  • Shift Pattern 4on 4off

Permanent role direct with Bakkavor Desserts Newark from day one, with excellent development opportunities to move into Skilled roles, Multi Skilled and Section Leader roles.


  • Refer a friend - *£250 Incentive paid on completion of 3 months continuous service* T&C's apply
  • Company events - Long Service Awards, Christmas events etc
  • Health and Financial support / advice
  • Staff Shop – heavily discounted Bakkavor products
  • Employee discounts with High Street and Online retailers
  • Free On-site parking
  • Company Wellness programmes and company sick pay

What we do


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. 

Newark Desserts specialise in chilled desserts such as trifles as well as cream cakes, éclairs, doughnuts, profiteroles, and choux buns. We are Number 1 in cream cake and trifle production in the UK.

The site employs over 1,900 people and is one of eight factories that are part of the Bakkavor Bakery sector in the UK.

About the role

As we provide outstanding service to our customers, we are looking to recruit a number of Production Operatives to come and join us and become a part of our successful team.

As a Factory Operative you will be preparing, mixing and ensuring the production lines are operating efficiently. We manufacture many different products within the business so there’s a lot of variety within the role.

You will be a team player, resilient and will be able to adapt to a factory environment as it can be busy, pressured, cold and wet. Your safety is our priority and to ensure this we will provide you with training and the relevant personal protective equipment.

This is a platform to build a solid work history with a large multinational company who pride themselves on giving people the opportunity to reach their full potential and progress within the business.

Please click ‘Apply Now’ to register your interest in the role.



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:  Manufacturing

Newark, GB

Date:  10 Sep 2023
Req ID:  3421