We support many of our employees to obtain formal qualifications in the bakery trade.

 Food and Produce NZ 

 NZQA Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant) (Level 4)

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 Bakers Production Assistant - Full & Part time available 

We need you!

Walter Findlay Ltd has been baking bread in Gisborne for over 100 years. We bake and deliver bread along with a variety of other food products from Hicks Bay to Wairoa every day.

At Findlay’s we are all passionate about food, family and community. We are trying to ensure we are building a great team environment and delivering great quality products to feed the people of Gisborne and the East cape.

We want to be a great place to work. Perks include free bread and the occasional meal supplied to help get you through the busier days. To be straight up, working in production can involve some long hours on your feet, but if a little bit of hard work doesn’t scare you then read on.

About the role:

We are looking for a reliable and committed production worker to assist our bakery team in making and baking a variety of bread products from Natures Fresh to Hot Cross Buns and everything in between.

You do not need any previous baking experience; we can help you with this, however you do need a positive attitude, the ability to work well as team player and a commitment to good manufacturing practices and health and safety.

It also wouldn’t hurt if you can write clearly and be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide.  

The role is based in sunny Gisborne, and is roster based.  This full-time position currently operates during the hours of 8am until 5pm, but due to seasonal demand additional hours may be required during our busy times.

We should also mention that we do require a pre-employment drug test, and that all applicants must have full working rights in NZ to apply.

If this role spins your wheels and you have the passion for baking and the appropriate skills, then please send us your C.V to apply EMAIL Here 

Skills & Experience:

  • Weighing up dry and wet ingredients
  • Operate processing machinery
  • Ensure all equipment is operated safely according to site standards
  • Complete daily production documentation
  • Actively maintain Food Safety, GMP, cleaning and hygiene standards
  • Report and control any unsafe/out of specification condition including equipment, process, raw materials or product, ensuring prevention of release of defective material
  • Be a good team member

If it sounds like you, email your C.V. with two referees to The Plant Manager (click the link for the email address)