Bakkavor Reviews

Updated 27 Apr 2021

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3.4
48%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
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Bakkavor CEO Ágúst Gudmundsson (no image)
Ágúst Gudmundsson
52 Ratings
Pros
  • "always a busy time with good pay even on overtime(in 7 reviews)

  • "Good staff shop and large canteen(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours and have to work weekends(in 9 reviews)

  • "High personnel turnover rate, fast growth means management is spread thin(in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Love that job"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Production Planner in Hucknall under Huthwaite, England, England

    I worked at Bakkavor full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people loved every day there

    Cons

    Too much stress but time was going fast

  2. "Review"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Accountant in London, England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bakkavor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good for development, supportive team and a great culture.

    Cons

    Below average salary and a poor work life balance.


  3. "Great Company to work for."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Spalding, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bakkavor full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Really nice community. Fast career progression.

    Cons

    I feel like when i originally joined i was held back from earning more due to age

  4. "Not the worst place to be"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Line Operator in Holbeach, England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bakkavor full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, not hard physically

    Cons

    You are going to be just a number there so keep it in mind, but if it pays my bills then it works for me.

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  5. "Great experience and lovely people to work with"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Lincoln, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bakkavor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly, good working environment, good opportunities for career progression, flexibility with hours

    Cons

    Very hectic and busy schedule

  6. "Meh"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Dover, England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bakkavor full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good money if you are lucky

    Cons

    Poor staffing turnover and poor management

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  7. "Great place to work for learning and development."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Team Manager in Wigan, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bakkavor full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Career Advancement Training and education

    Cons

    Can be long hours when busy.

  8. "Good Job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Production Line Operative 

    I worked at Bakkavor full-time

    Pros

    Guaranteed hours and over time whe needed

    Cons

    Can be a but repetative

  9. "Hard work, but rewarding"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Development Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bakkavor full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good teams and management, job is rewarding despot long hours

    Cons

    Needs to modernise e.g. flexible working/benefits

  10. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Finance Analyst in Leicester, England, England

    I have been working at Bakkavor full-time

    Pros

    good staff good benefits good systems

    Cons

    none none none none none

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