Bakkavor wants 150 more staff at pizza factory

Bakkavor Pizza Holbeach is looking to increase its workforce by almost 20 per cent.

There are 150 new posts at the factory in Holbeach St Marks, which already employs 800 people.

The firm produces chilled pizzas for major retailers including Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose and Tesco. It also produces Pizza Express retail pizzas.

Pippa Greenslade, group HR director, said:Now is a really exciting time for Bakkavor as we continue to grow from strength to strength and this is demonstrated by the sheer scale of our recruitment drive.
“The diverse range of roles we have available provides people all around the country with a great opportunity to work in the fast moving and exciting fresh prepared foods industry. We have a wide variety of roles on offer and we look forward to welcoming new people to our team.”

Bakkavor Pizza Holbeach facts:

  • most popular pizzas are pepperoni and margarita
  • produces an average of 1.2 million pizzas a week
  • 23 nations represented on site
  • seven varieties of cheese for its pizzas

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