Yard Operative


Proud to be supported to become the best I can be.

Benefits - on site free parking, pension, flexible benefits, on site canteen, free hot drinks, employee forum, Company events - Long Service Awards, Christmas events, company wellbeing programme, £250 referral scheme

Yard Operatives ** FLT REQUIRED (training can be provided)*
Rate - £10.43 per hour

Shifts available

Tue - Sat 04:00 - 12:20 or Fri - Mon 06:00 - 16:20

Typical duties / responsibilities  include- 

To remove and segregate waste to achieve maximum recycling and minimise waste disposal, whilst keeping the yard clear and tidy

Prepare and operate Fork Lift Truck (FLT), carrying out safety checks in line with procedure.

Prepare area ensuring that the equipment is set up correctly, carrying out safety checks in line with procedures.

Prepare area ensuring that the equipment is set up correctly, carrying out safety checks in line with procedures.

Load sacks, plastic and cardboard into equipment to the correct fill level, accurately record the information and apply label.  Ensure the bale is safe and secure in line with procedure and transfer to storage area following safety standards at all times.

Load/unload pallets from/onto vehicle and transfer to the correct storage area ensuring yard area is kept clear and all items stored in correct locations

To carry out duties in other areas at the same grade or below, for which instruction or training has been provided

Bakkavor Meals, Wigan

We’re proud to offer you a career with real potential. To offer you the chance to join one of our small, friendly teams as a talented Yard Operative. And to provide the support you need to develop, grow, and create a career you can be proud of too.
We manufacture a wide range of high-quality fresh prepared food. Which means, our production lines are non-stop. you’ll be right at the heart of our fast-paced, high-pressured environment, helping us to consistently manufacture and deliver to top supermarkets across the UK.
We’re looking for people with drive, motivation, and ambition, rather than any particular qualifications or experience. Willing to learn about Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices, you’ll need to be comfortable wearing PPE. You should also be hard-working, with a keen eye for detail and a basic understanding of English and Maths.

In return, we’ll give you all the training you need to hit the ground running. We’ll also offer you the encouragement to develop your career and take it as far as you can, or as far as you want to go, within our large multinational company.
We’re proud to be Bakkavor.
We’re proud to deliver outstanding quality, service, and value to our customers. We’re proud to supply over 5,000 products to the world's largest retailers. And we’re proud to have ambitious future plans. 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:  Manufacturing

Wigan, GB

Date:  14-Jan-2023