Shift Engineer

Engineer Nights – Sutton Bridge

  • £42,500 per annum plus £2,000 shift allowance
  • First class training and fast-moving environment
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern 
  • 6pm – 6am
  • Excellent benefits and group pension (including employer contributions)

This particular role is based at our Bakkavor Meals site in Sutton Bridge and specialises in making chilled Indian and Chinese ready meals for a dedicated customer. The site employs around 280 people. The closest towns to the site are Wisbech (9 miles) and Kings Lynn (10 miles).

  • Provide Engineering support to Production to ensure efficient performance on all equipment 
  • Ensure that all H&S procedures, engineering best practice are adhered to at all times 
  • Accurate & timely records are entered and recorded on all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares/consumables used 
    Required skills & experience: 
  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent  
  • Recognised Engineering qualification 
  • Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Flexible working attitude 
  • Competent electrical / fault finding & analysis skills 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) 
  • Methodical & strong attention to detail 

Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, which is one of the most advanced, innovative and dynamic food markets in the world. We have an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands. 

You will ideally have experience in a food manufacturing environment and be used to working at a fast pace. 


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

Sutton Bridge, GB

Date:  25-Jul-2022