Hygiene Operative

Hygiene Operative – Days or Nights

  • Day or Night shift, 3's & 2's shift pattern, 06:00 - 18:00 or 18:00 - 06:00
  • £10.50 - £14.25 per hour, skillset and shift dependant
  • Overtime available
  • Excellent benefits
  • Free parking

Struggling with transport? We are pleased to be able to offer a free bus service to and from our site in Holbeach through a pilot partnership with Stagecoach.

These roles are at our Bakkavor Pizza site based in Holbeach St Marks, Lincolnshire and employs around 1,100. The site specialises in making chilled pizzas and is 11 miles from Spalding, 13.5 miles from Boston, 18 miles from Wisbech, 23 miles from King's Lynn and 29 miles from Peterborough.

The typical role of a Hygiene Operative involves working in a small team to complete all required hygiene related tasks. You will work closely with the Key Operatives and others to produce a clean, sterilised production area and equipment.

  • Responsible for COSHH related policies and procedures such as Chemical controls/ Titration controls / adhering to standard operating and cleaning procedures etc
  • Ensure all tasks are carried out according to the standard cleaning procedures in terms of GMP, food safety, presentation and housekeeping
  • Ensure all relevant tasks are completed on time and escalate issues to your direct manager. Examples: a risk to Food Safety, Health and Safety, missing parts, damaged equipment, faulty equipment etc.
  • Create and maintain a tidy working environment, following the clean as you go policy and all daily given tasks
  • Adhere to set processes relating to the site Allergen and Vegan procedures if applicable
  • To sign off all machinery, lines and general equipment that has been cleaned
  • To be responsible for dismantling parts of machinery - must ensure procedures are being followed to reassemble machines ensuring all nuts, bolts, safety guards etc are in place and secured

We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry with over 19,000 employees, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose in the UK. Our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef in the US, and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas. And we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality to join us.



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

Holbeach, GB

Date:  22-Sep-2022