Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Manager – Spalding  
£60,000 to £65,000 salary

£8,400 Car Allowance + 20% Bonus + Private Healthcare (Including Family)  
Highly competitive reward package including Group Pension  

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm with flexibility to meet business needs  

We’re proud to offer you a career with possibilities. To encourage you to work hard, aim high and bring your best to work, every day. To know that as a valued Maintenance Manager we’ll support your ambition, reward your resilience and encourage you to create a career you can be proud of too.  


Bakkavor Spalding has three factories based on the same site in Spalding, Lincolnshire, employing over 2000 people. These production units produce soups, sauces, dips as part of our meals range as well as salad accompaniments such as coleslaw and pasta salads, sandwich wraps and food to go salads. 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Manager to join our Engineering team at the Spalding site. You will be responsible for 2 of the 3 factories, 1 specialises in Deli / Wraps and the other is a highly automated Dips factory both are 24/7. Reporting into the Spalding Engineering Manager the successful candidate will lead their team to deliver a robust Engineering plan for their factories, with a team of 25 and a maintenance budget circa £2m.
Key Accountabilities:  

  • Manage the development of asset strategies to meet organisational goals. 

  • Collate, process, and evaluate data and information for assets. For example, how to collect data on condition assessment, age profiles, asset failures, reviewing the performance of assets, loss of service, failure of legal compliance, and asset failure/breakage. 

  • Identify intervention and mitigation options for the failure of assets. For example, preventative/reactive maintenance, new build, refurbishment, replacement, change in operation, rapid response. Analyse the root cause of asset failure, impact upon service and develop action plan to prevent reoccurrence. 

  • Develop business cases to address investment needs and/or to inform asset management decision making. 

  • Develop and maintain an effective and accurate maintenance cost plan, regularly provide updates to stakeholders, value engineer and provide expenditure forecasts. 

  • Develop impact and contingency plans for asset and/or service failure in consultation with subject matter experts. 

  • Contribute to reports, for example, internal performance reports, asset management plans, reports to sector specific regulators and certifying bodies. 

  • Support the selection of external suppliers, the setting of objectives for suppliers and performance measurement of suppliers within the context of the organisation’s asset management approach. 

  • Lead team including objective setting. 

Engineering Manager 

Proud to be Bakkavor We’re proud to deliver outstanding quality, service, and value to our customers. We’re proud to be the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK. And we’re proud of the hard work, quality focus and loyalty of our people. Join our team and we’ll make you proud too. 




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

Spalding, GB

Date:  2 Jun 2023
Req ID:  13295