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

Factory Operative Nights 6pm – 6am 4on 4off £12.43 per hour

Shifts available;
4 on 4 off – 6pm – 6am 

Direct Permanent role with Bakkavor Desserts Newark from day one

£12.43 - £14.28 per hour depending on skillset and grade

With opportunities to progress to Skilled or Multi Skilled through internal progression;

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.

At Bakkavor we value our people and as well as offering competitive rates of pay, we also offer our employees a range of additional benefits and rewards including;

Referral bonus - *£250 Incentive paid on completion of 12 weeks continuous service* T&C's apply.

Company events - Long Service Awards, Christmas events etc.

Staff Shop - Discounted Bakkavor manufactured products

Employee discounts with High Street and Online retailers

Free On-site parking

Company Wellness programmes and company sick pay

What we do?

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

The site employs over 1,800 people and is one of four factories that are part of the Bakkavor Desserts sector in the UK.

What about the role?

As we continue to grow and provide outstanding customer service to our clients, we are looking to recruit a number of Factory Operatives/Food handlers to come and join us and become a part of our successful team in Newark.

As a Factory Operative/ Food handler you will be preparing, mixing and ensuring the production lines are operating efficiently. We manufacture lots of different products within the business so there is lots of variety in the factory environment and role profile.

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.

If development and fast track career progression is what you are after, Newark can offer that in bundles. If you can show the right attitude and attributes, Bakkavor will support you on your development and career progression journey. We have numerous people across the site at senior level who started on the production floor and worked their way up in record breaking time.

What will it take?


  • Previous experience is not essential, but we ask you have a keen attitude and are willing to learn
  • A can-do attitude is a must
  • Self-motivated and flexible
  • Will be able to follow the required quality and hygiene standards

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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:  Manufacturing

Newark, GB

Date:  04-Aug-2022