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Assistant Production Manager

Job No: ARYZTA42
Location: Liverpool

About Us

ARYZTA is a global leader in the supply of fresh bakery products to major retailers, food service providers and restaurants with a focus on the customer and unparalleled capabilities. These capabilities along with our passion for good food have allowed us to grow into one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world.

Our production includes fresh baked goods such as hamburger buns, muffins, and bagels for major QSRs and retail chains via our state of the art automated production facility.

Expertise in the bakery world is one of our core principles and underpins our growth strategy, which is driven by innovation, consumer trends and exceeding customers' expectations. We pride ourselves on manufacturing excellence, food safety and sustainability across all our bakeries.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Assistant Production Manager to join the Fresh team in Liverpool.

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Assistant Production Manager is to ensure for the day to day management and coordination of baking operations including manufacturing, quality, people, maintenance and sanitation consistent with delivering and improving the facility’s performance in baking output, inventory variance, regulatory requirements and labour.

Key Responsibilities

Assists the Production Manager with the fulfillment of daily production requirements including:

  • Coordinating daily production and staffing schedules
  • Prepares and maintains necessary production, receiving and inventory records/reports
  • Communicates with the Production Manager informing on all significant matters and assists with the resolution of all production problems to ensure a continuous flow of quality product
  • Ensures a safe and sanitary facility that meets or exceeds all requirements of the customer, ARYZTA and regulatory agencies
  • Reviews all safety requirements, incidents and concerns with the Production Manager
  • Ensures housekeeping during production schedules to maintain cleanliness of work area
  • Acts on behalf of Production Manager in their absence and supports them in planning, directing and coordinating the environmental health, food safety, quality and legal compliance as well as people safety programs and initiatives

About You

  • A thorough and detailed understanding of Bakery operations and food manufacturing requirements
  • Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.
  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.
  • Possess relevant IT skills in basic MS Office applications - outlook, excel & word in particular and a working knowledge or business ERP systems
  • Strong leadership skills, independent thinking and planning abilities 
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills


  • Permanent role 
  • Free, secure on-site parking
  • Global Brand with secure career opportunities
  • Competitive Salary

 Seize this opportunity to take an active role in developing your career and be rewarded with a competitive package along with the chance of making a real difference in an expanding international organisation.

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* We thank you in advance for your application however only short listed applicants will be contacted.

* This role is being managed directly by ARYZTA ANZ HR team. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners should we require additional talent options.

* Applicants must have valid AU Working Rights

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