All of the below information comes directly from job reviews written by Bakkavor Group PLC employees based on 32 reviews.
 
 
Responsibility:
3.4/5
 
Work Life Balance:
3.9/5
 
Environmental Awareness:
3.8/5
 
Benefits:
3.1/5
 
Company Culture:
3.8/5
 
Career Progression:
3.9/5
 
Colleagues:
4.2/5
 
Training:
3.8/5
 
Enjoyment:
3.9/5
 
Overall Rating:
3.8/5
 

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Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing Department: Manufacturing Job Title: AMS Manufacturing Graduate Section Leader

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Learning so much and the people I get to interact with every day.

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Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing Department: Technical Job Title: Quality Auditor

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Every day is different. There will be a new issue to deal with and you will have to work with your team to come up with a plan to solve this issue/problem. It is then very satisfying when this issue is resolved or another problem is prevented from happening.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Commercial Job Title: Commercial Graduate (AMS Scheme)

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Great team, great support system at many levels, many training opportunities

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Commercial Job Title: Commercial Manager

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Versatile
Levels of responsibility
Getting to talk to a number of different people
Helpful workforce
Laidback culture

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Procurement Job Title: Procurement Graduate/Graduate Buyer

What are the best and worst things about your job?

It's a very busy environment meaning that everything is changing and there is always something to be doing.
It's very exciting, and the wider team have so much knowledge you can build on, and understand your area of spend more.
I speak to UK and Spanish colleagues and suppliers on a daily basis and often find myself solving problems for our site, whether material shortages, quality issues etc.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Technical Job Title: Technical Analyst

What are the best and worst things about your job?

- It incorporates communications with all departments and areas of the business.
- The day to day tasks can also be quite varied.
- It incorporates lots of teamwork.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Human Resources Job Title: HR Co-ordinator

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Variety - every day is different.
Experience - placed in a role and given responsibility from the first day.
People - very friendly and supportive team.
Learning Opportunities - attended a range of courses and training days from PPA, GIA to ethical awareness.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Salads Job Title: Manufacturing Graduate

What are the best and worst things about your job?

People.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Planning Job Title: Supply Chain and Planning Graduate

Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: New Product Development Job Title: Development Technologist - Accelerated Management Graduate

What are the best and worst things about your job?

- The training offered to you as a graduate.
- High levels of responsibility given to you from Day 1.
- Opportunities to visit numerous sites across the country.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Finance Job Title: Assisstant Finanical Accountant

Industry: Science and R&D Department: Process Job Title: Graduate

Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: HR Job Title: HR Process and Information Analyst

What are the best and worst things about your job?

The people I work with
The opportunities available

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Technical Job Title: QA

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Working closely with people and causing change.

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Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing Department: Development Job Title: Group Project & Development Graduate

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Have the chance to work in a different cultural environment in the UK as an Asian.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Development Job Title: Development Technologist

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Every day is different. Lots of different aspects to the job role, both hands-on and sat at a desk. Lots of opportunities to get out of the office, into the kitchen, meet the customer etc.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Supply Chain Job Title: Procurement

Industry: Science and R&D Department: Development Job Title: Asia Innovation Graduate

What are the best and worst things about your job?

It's really good to communicate with different people and learn from them. Nice environment and good colleagues. Company also gives us a lot of space to learn and improve.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Human Resources Job Title: HR Graduate

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Daily variety in my workload
Being given responsibility from the offset and being able to run my own projects
My colleagues and office environment
Training opportunities
Opportunity to take control of my own timetable and visit other sites when I see fit.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Technical Job Title: Process Technologist

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Getting to experience so much different training which can benefit you both internally and externally.

Getting to move around to different roles and sites to experience different ways of working and deep dive into different sectors with the technical function.

Getting the chance to have personal projects and being able to demonstrate the benefits to the business.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Technical Job Title: Quality Systems Manager

Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing Department: Deli Engineering

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Working as a team to solve problems and learning day to day

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Finance

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Being able to concentrate on my work whilst still maintaining a friendly working environment

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Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing Department: engineering

What are the best and worst things about your job?

The opportunities to progress in engineering and the people who I work with

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Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing Department: engineering

What are the best and worst things about your job?

challenging work and always learning new things.

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Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing Department: New Product Development

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Good team members.
Wide variety of job accountabilities (no two days are the same).
Very rewarding when you see a product you've helped to develop on the shelf.

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Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing Department: Technical

What are the best and worst things about your job?

I love applying my university knowledge to real-world problems and solving them.

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Industry: IT Development & Consulting Department: Security

What are the best and worst things about your job?

The colleagues I work with & staff around the rest of the company are all really lovely, I had such a warm welcome and felt like I fit right in.

The actual work I do is something I have wanted to do for a long time, so when you are working towards the thing you've always wanted, it's not really a chore.

The work environment here is amazing, it's super relaxed so as long as you complete your work and meet deadlines, then there are no problems at all.

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Industry: IT Support & Telecoms Department: Technical Operations

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Every day is different, keeps the job Interesting.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Engineering

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Every day is different.

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Industry: Consumer Goods and FMCG Department: Manufacturing

What are the best and worst things about your job?

Supportive managers

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What are the best and worst things about your job?

- opportunities for training
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Average end time: 17:00

Average number of working hours: 8.5

Based on 32 reviews


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Application Advice:

Practise the tests, get university to check through your CV. Prepare for the video interview and think about the current climate of the food industry and economics of the country!

Interview Advice:

Be yourself, spend a lot of time preparing (as for any interview) because if you know what you want to say easily it helps with any nerves. Be inquisitive! Read some personal development books on leadership.

AMS Manufacturing Graduate Section Leader, Manufacturing at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Put a lot of time and effort into the application as you need to stand out as there is such a large amount of people applying.

Interview Advice:

Ensure you know a lot about the company's values as this is a large part of the interview. The interview process is very intense so come as prepared as possible.

Quality Auditor, Technical at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Interview Advice:

Be yourself - have a love for food and the company

Commercial Graduate (AMS Scheme), Commercial at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Take the time to read through questions and be truthful
Prepare for a video interview

Interview Advice:

Learn the six company values and think of examples where you have demonstrated these values
Socialise with the other candidates (if applicable)
If required to do a group task make sure your input is meaningful and purposeful - don't talk just to be noticed by assessors

Commercial Manager, Commercial at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Be yourself and show your passion for food and the wider food manufacturing/FMCG market.
Understand our values, and how you can actively say you have demonstrated these.
Highlight things you have seen in the news on Bakkavor or the industry to show you are interested and keep up to date.

Interview Advice:

2 types of interview - 1 based on values and 1 based on the functional area/your personality types.
It is important to have examples related to values or skills you have developed and make sure they are clear.
On the functional area questions, do some research on the area and understand what they do.

Procurement Graduate/Graduate Buyer, Procurement at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Give yourself time to write and rewrite multiple draft applications.

Interview Advice:

Get to know the other candidates when you first arrive as it will help you relax, help during the group tasks and it's always interesting to speak to people about their experience of other job applications and assessment centres.

Technical Analyst, Technical at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Make sure you are aware of the values and mention how you would fit into the company.

Interview Advice:

Learn the values and consider examples of when you have demonstrated them.

HR Co-ordinator, Human Resources at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Show a clear understanding or appreciation of the food industry - particularly with issues surrounding vegan accreditation, allergen categorisation and listeria.

Interview Advice:

Be yourself and be confident, however, you are not expected to have all the answers. Recruiters are looking for people that have the ability to learn, and are coachable.

Know the business you are applying for - company values, number of employees, global presence etc. are all things available on the internet for free on company websites.

Manufacturing Graduate, Salads at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Interview Advice:

Make sure you understand the company's value, culture and the role you're going to apply for.
Make yourself fully prepared before the interview.

Supply Chain and Planning Graduate, Planning at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Although the application process is lengthy, each stage is there for a reason. Make sure you refer back to the Bakkavor values in the initial computer stages and focus on the psychometric tests. Mention previous experience and showcase your passion for food.

Interview Advice:

Be yourself! The assessors are not there to trick you. Make sure you refer back to the Bakkavor values and make sure you've done your research beforehand. Look up Bakkavor in the news, and be aware of current affairs in the food industry.

Development Technologist – Accelerated Management Graduate, New Product Development at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Interview Advice:

Research the values
Why you want to work in the food industry
Why HR
What can you bring to the role

HR Process and Information Analyst, HR at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Be yourself, be approachable. Be aware that if you're factory based you will need to be able to speak to people from various walks of life so you need to show that.

QA, Technical at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Apply as early as you can.

Interview Advice:

Show your passion for the food industry.

Group Project & Development Graduate, Development at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Research into the company and its capabilities.

Interview Advice:

Be eager, keen and approachable.

Development Technologist, Development at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Before your application, please spend more time getting to know the company and the role such as the values and the job description.

Interview Advice:

Just be yourself and confident!

Asia Innovation Graduate, Development at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Research the company and the role fully prior to applying.
Ensure that you would be happy relocating as this is integral to getting the most out of the scheme.

Interview Advice:

Make sure to prepare examples of how you demonstrate the company values - this will help you show how you are a good fit to the company, as well as helping you see if you would enjoy working here.

As much as the interview is about Bakkavor seeing if you are a good team fit, it is also about you seeing if you want to work there - so make sure to ask lots of questions.

HR Graduate, Human Resources at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Application Advice:

Have examples of how you have demonstrated the company values during previous work you have done, whether this is university or placement work experiences.

Interview Advice:

Be honest about how you want to progress whether this be quickly or whether you want to take a longer path but experience more roles.

Be prepared to be put under pressure and be asked questions you may not have an answer too.

Process Technologist, Technical at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

Interesting and learn a lot

Worst:

Locations

AMS Manufacturing Graduate Section Leader, Manufacturing at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

We are put on a lot of training courses to help further our career development. There is the drive to work with other sites in the company to gain best practise and learn from each other.

Quality Auditor, Technical at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

Big company lots of opportunity

Worst:

Each site different to the next as growth was through acquisition

Commercial Graduate (AMS Scheme), Commercial at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

The size means there are always networking opportunities
Celebrate work force by hosting conferences/team meals etc
Travel opportunities
Nice Head Office

Worst:

Lack of visibility/interaction with senior people
UK Locations
Different systems/process at different sites due to majority being acquired over the years

Commercial Manager, Commercial at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

They live by the values, which helps as it is very fast passed.
They are extremely supportive, whether a work or other issue.
Actively develop all employees through training. This can be job specific or general

Worst:

It can be hard to understand how all the different sites work and the relevant information they need.
Can be extremely busy, so you don't feel like you have managed to get through your to do list.

Procurement Graduate/Graduate Buyer, Procurement at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

International opportunities. Clear and strategic commercial goals. Investment in training and opportunities to progress and learn.

Technical Analyst, Technical at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

There are a lot of very good people - both good at their jobs and genuinely nice people to work with.

Worst:

Communication could be improved - expected to be flexible on location but the location is unknown until 4 months before the date.

Manufacturing Graduate, Salads at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

Good set of values
Supportive network
Room for career progression

Worst:

N/A

Development Technologist – Accelerated Management Graduate, New Product Development at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

people
line manager

Worst:

overreaction to situations
communication

HR Process and Information Analyst, HR at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

Lots of sites means more oppurtunity

Worst:

No good benefits ie shares pensions

QA, Technical at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

Lots of additions, you can buy extra holiday days, health care etc
Also lots of training opportunities if you are interested in them

Worst:

Can feel a little impersonal sometimes

Development Technologist, Development at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

company encourages us to learn and give as many supports as they can

Worst:

N/A

Asia Innovation Graduate, Development at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

Progression opportunities
Friendly atmosphere
Training opportunities
Staff Shop

Worst:

Current location

HR Graduate, Human Resources at Bakkavor Group PLC
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Best:

Loads of different job role opportunities
Loads of different factory types which produce different products allowing you to have a broad range of knowledge
Loads of people with vast knowledge in the industry which you can learn from
The team in charge of the graduates are very approachable and proactive in helping you
All the training opportunities including fieri leadership training

Worst:

All the sites are typically spread far apart meaning that you could be the only graduate at your site or area which can leave you feeling on your own at times

Process Technologist, Technical at Bakkavor Group PLC
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