Team leader at Bakkavor

People in this role may also be known as factory supervisors.

6 workers in this role at Bakkavor have taken the survey.

How much does Bakkavor pay team leaders?

Team leader at Bakkavor
£11.85–14.92
Typical range
£9.85–18.16

Team leader employees at Bakkavor are typically paid £11.85–14.92 an hour, based on data from 6 employees.

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What is management like for team leader employees at Bakkavor?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do team leaders think Bakkavor head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    100% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    Do team leaders at Bakkavor feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    67% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Set rotation which never changes,good team work,all managers are approachable and holidays

    Worst thing

    Cold

    8.9

    Team leader hygiene, January 2021

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What are the hours like for team leader employees at Bakkavor?

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  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do team leaders at Bakkavor get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    60% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do team leaders get of their shift pattern at Bakkavor?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 40% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 60% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for team leaders to book a holiday at Bakkavor?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    67% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

Excellent
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for team leaders to take sick leave at Bakkavor?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    83% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Bakkavor managers change team leaders shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    100% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do team leaders at Bakkavor get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

What is career progression like for team leaders at Bakkavor?

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  • Not enough training

    Do team leaders get enough training when they start at Bakkavor?

    Most people don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    67% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • No career progression

    Are team leaders given support to progress at Bakkavor?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 67% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from team leaders at Bakkavor

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  • Best thing

    4 on 4 off plus my holidays means I work less than 6 months a year

    Worst thing

    Communication is not good enough between each different shift

    7.6

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Shift pattern 4 on, 4 off

    Worst thing

    People who don’t care about equipment, plans or targets

    6.1

    Section leader, February 2021

  • Worst thing

    12 hour shift. Shit pay

    5.0

    Dispatch supervisor, June 2020

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