Salad firm creates 150 new jobs in Bourne

A salad preparation firm has announced it will be creating 150 at their Bourne site.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 10:54 am

Bakkavor have said the jobs created include over 100 permanent and 50 summer roles available across a variety of shifts with attractive rates of pay.

The company has remained open for business throughout the pandemic, maintaining food supply at a critical time and ensuring that supermarket shelves remained stocked.

Bakkavor Salads Bourne specialises in making prepared fruit, stir fries, dressed salads and leafy salads for the leading UK retailers. It has been a major employer in the area for over 20 years. Roles include factory operatives and team leaders.

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Jonathan Zair, General Manager – Operations, at Bakkavor Salads Bourne, said: “Today’s news on 150 new jobs contributes to the economic health of the local community at a critical time.

“Aside from good rates of pay and real opportunities to progress and develop skills, we offer new joiners a range of staff benefits, including a stakeholder pension and life insurance cover, as well as heavily discounted food products from our site staff shop and we have just installed a new colleague canteen. We are delighted to be creating significant employment opportunities at a very challenging time for the local economy and this marks a great opportunity for people to join us as we continue to grow the business.”

The health, safety and wellbeing of Bakkavor’s colleagues is its foremost priority and, as a responsible food manufacturing business, the site’s health and hygiene controls are extremely high with extensive COVID-19 controls in place in line with government guidance.

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