Team Manager

Bakkavor Group
Wigan, UK
09 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Team Manager - Wigan, Lancashire

£23,000 to £25000 DOE

25 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 Meals, based in Wigan, specialises in making chilled ready meals, food to go salads and vegetable accompaniments and employs over 1,000 people. It is part of the Bakkavor Meals sector which has eight factories in the UK.


A fantastic opportunity for a Team Manager to join the team at our food manufacturing facility at Bakkavor Meals Wigan. Your role will be to lead an area or shift manufacturing team. To safely deliver the daily production schedule to the required quality, service, and cost standards.

Must have experience


* Responsible for ensuring the correct skills and numbers are available to complete the plan

* Identify, develop and coach team members to deliver and exceed performance requirements. Consider succession planning.

* Ensure correct procedures are followed for example; hygiene, absence reporting and certification, food safety and general performance requirements

* Performance management of all staff in area, including high care low care and ancillary staff

Machinery / Equipment

* Responsible for the correct usage of all equipment within your designated area including both fixed and portable equipment

* Ensure that equipment is used safely, and all defects are promptly reported to engineers


* Responsible for the whole area assigned to you including equipment, corridors and shared walkways

* Responsible for regular fabric audits and reporting hygiene and damage issues to the relevant department

Materials & products

• Responsible for the quality of final product from each line

• Ensure materials comply to standards

• All wip and materials in your area

• Waste measurement and control in your area


* KPI Shift Report required to be completed daily

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