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Production Operator –Baker

Job No: ARYZTA57
Location: Glenfield NZ


ARYZTA is a global leader in the supply of fresh bakery products to major retailers, food service providers, and quick service 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.

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 opportunity has become available for a full time Production Operator/Baker to join our New Zealand team on night shift. Reporting to the Team Leader the Production Operator/Baker will be responsible for:

Key Responsibilities

  • Sets up & inspects machinery to ensure efficient start up and smooth operation
  • Checks and adjust various parts for proper alignment, rotation, etc.
  • Weighs and adds proper amount of ingredients to mixer at appropriate times.
  • Familiar with proper operation of mixing machinery and safety checks.
  • Understands scheduling
  • Monitors dough clean-up on every run to assure mix time is accurate and consistent.
  • Monitor dough consistency and communicate any variation.
  • Understand key processing parameters from mixing, dough making, proofing and baking

About You

  • Qualified baker, machine operator or minimum 3-5 years of Food Manufacturing experience.
  • Level of physical fitness and resilience; able to lift 25kg.
  • Effective Communication – keeping supervisors aware and seeking advice and assistance when required.
  • Understanding and Application of all safety procedures
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent mathematical and numerical capability
  • Good product knowledge
  • Understanding of job role and production requirements
  • Ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative
  • Ability to work tight timescales and under pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.

Work Schedule

You will need to be flexible with your availability as the position may vary to meet production demands & schedules.  45 hours a week with regular overtime.

Times may vary between:

Sun        6pm – 6am

Mon      6pm – 6am

Tue        6pm – 6am

Wed      6pm – 6am

Thu        6pm – 6am


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We thank you in advance for your application however only shortlisted 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 NZ Working Rights

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