Section Manager (Red) - Pizza Holbeach

Spalding, UK
22 May 2019
29 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Section Manager (Days) - Pizza Holbeach


£31,804 Per Annum + £1,500 Shift Allowance
06.00 - 18.00 3's & 2s Shift Pattern
Bonus up to 10% (qualifying criteria)
23 days holiday
Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension
Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group


We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with 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.

Bakkavor Pizza is based in Holbeach St Marks, Lincolnshire, and employs over 1,000 employees. It specialises in high volume pizza bakery manufacturing and is one of five factories that are part of the Bakkavor Pizza & Bread sector in the UK.


A fantastic opportunity for a Section Manager has arisen at our manufacturing site in Holbeach. You will manage, organise and control all activities within your section of the factory. You will assign and organise staff alongside managing productivity and performance ensuring the achievement of the required service levels & performance results.

  • Health & Safety - Pro-actively manage to ensure that a safe working environment exists for all employees within the area by supporting and enforcing standards set out in the Group Health and Safety policy as a minimum.
  • Quality Standards - To lead and drive standards of quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping to ensure both business and customer standards are maintained and audit requirements are fully met.
  • Performance Management - Appropriately manage the performance of all team members through the use of Bakkavör performance management systems, and if necessary, to impose disciplinary sanctions in accordance with company policy through to dismissal stage.
  • Training & Development - To own the training and development of all levels of team. Actively coach, develop, recruit and train team members to the required level of competence to encourage continuous improvement within the business.
  • Performance Improvement through the use of KPIs - Challenges and introduces new KPIs to drive performance. Ensures team delivers agreed KPIs across the operation ensuring systems are in place to collect the necessary data to measure performance against the agreed KPIs. Develops and implements PIPs and identifies areas for improvement.
  • Resource Management - Plan, organise and measure labour requirements within the area to ensure that agreed targets are met. Assess working trends including increased volume, budgets, seasons and training needs and adjust shift patterns and materials handling requirements in a cost effective manner to ensure that both short-and tong-term agreed targets are met.
  • Employee Relations - Supports and encourages the Bakkavör values and a positive culture within their area, whilst fostering good employee relations through fair, consistent and effective people management. Supports an effective SEF representation structure in their area.
  • NPD Process - manages the NPD process within their area of responsibility to ensure that all trials run successfully and through to product launch

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