Hygiene Leader - Nights

Title: Hygiene Leader - Nights
Salary: £13.94 per hour
Shift: 4 On, 2 Off
Shift Times: 22.00 - 06.00
Benefits Package: Life Assurance
                                 Flexible Benefits Package
                                 Staff Shop
                                 Free Parking

Tilmanstone Salads employs around 850 people and each year it produces millions of bags of leafy salads and prepared vegetables for a dedicated customer. It is one of eight factories that forms part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone experienced in food production/a factory environment to join us as one of our Hygiene Leaders - Evenings working at our site in Deal.

The role:

In this busy and interesting role, you will work closely with our production teams and the hygiene nightshift to ensure that the most stringent levels of production and food hygiene are kept on site by working alongside your team and being hands-on in the deep clean of the production and storage areas within the factory. By deep clean this will mean, dismantling production equipment in line with the hygiene rota, hand sanitising and using cleaning chemicals and other equipment including pressure cleaners and water jets before reassembling the equipment. 

Job Accountabilities:

  • Organise staff to ensure all tasks are covered by the appropriate trained staff
  • Use of cleaning chemicals
  • Use of pressure washers and high pressure water hoses
  • Working to the hygiene schedule
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Work with chemicals
  • Check quality of work
  • Stock Take and Control
  • Internal Audit
  • Assist team leader/manager where required

About You:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to motivate teams
  • The ability to make decisions based on set hygiene processes
  • Problem solving skills
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team
  • Previous experience as a Line Leader is not essential but we ask that you have knowledge of working in a Factory environment
  • A can do attitude is a must
  • Self-motivated and flexible
  • Has attention to detail

What you can expect from us:

When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group.



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

Tilmanstone, GB

Date:  07-Jun-2022