Qualified Baker - Palmerston North

Posted on 17-Nov-2017
Application Close Date: 26-Nov-2017
Job Details
North Island - Other
Manufacturing/ Production
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder is Australasia's leading listed food company.  Goodman Fielder New Zealand is one of the largest branded food manufacturers and suppliers in New Zealand, serving customer needs with a portfolio of iconic, trusted food brands that New Zealanders have grown up with and enjoy every day.  Our excellent portfolio of consumer brands includes Quality Bakers, Meadow Fresh, MacKenzie, Ernest Adams, Tararua, Edmonds, Freya's, Bouton d'or… just to name a few!

We are passionate about our iconic brands and products, and strive to be the best place to work in New Zealand.  We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our business and be part of our success.


Our Opportunity

We are currently looking for Bakers to join our amazing team at Ernest Adams, Palmerston North. The site is undergoing an exciting transformation and we are on the hunt for highly motivated individuals to support the Team.  You will be required to work across the sweet bake manufacturing processes, operate equipment and complete in process quality assurance checks.  You will also assist in delivering accurate and complete documentation as well as delivering quality to the required Food Safety, GMP and Hygiene standards.


Key accountabilities of the role include: 

  • Weighing up dry and wet ingredients
  • Ensure all equipment is operated according to site standards
  • Ensure all health and safety rules, standards and policies are adhered, including reporting any incidents or near misses
  • Complete daily production sheets and enter production information into the management operating system as required
  • Actively maintain Food Safety, GMP, cleaning and hygiene standards, including corrective actions from audits and non-conformance reports
  • Report and control any unsafe/out of specification condition including equipment, process, raw materials or product, ensuring prevention of release of defective material
  • Function as a team member and deliver individual performance that contributes to the team success


About You

To be successful in your application, you will have: 

  • Level 3 or 4 Certificate in Baking preferable
  • Process or food manufacturing operational experience
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a Team
  • The ability to work in a physically demanding role
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A great attitude towards Health and Safety


With sites spanning across the Australasian region our employees have the opportunity to fashion their own home grown career across functions, locations and brands.  Our aim is to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer careers.


To learn more about this career opportunity or to apply online, please click Apply and you will be taken to our careers page www.careers.goodmanfielder.com.au