Operations Team Leader- Bakery

Department:  Manufacturing - ANZ

Auckland, NZ, 1026

Job Function:  Supply Chain - ANZ
Employment Type:  Full time

At The Arnott’s Group, you’ll work with a diverse team who align with our values and are passionate and empowered to perform at pace and achieve big things.  Alongside genuine people, you’ll enable the local production of quality products including Tim Tams, Campbells Soup, Shapes, V8 juice, Vita-Weat, Scotch Fingers and many, many more…. which you also get to enjoy.

The Arnott's Group unites a collection of leading consumer brands connected by our purpose, to create delicious moments. We recognise that creating delicious moments for a diverse range of consumers is only possible if our workforce reflects the consumers we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer - because it's right for our consumers, our business, and our people.

We are proud of our legacy, but we aren't stopping here! Collaborators, innovators, and agile thinkers with a curious mind thrive here. Be part of a future which is full of delicious moments created locally, by you!


The Opportunity

The Bakery Team Leader will oversee the bakery team and equipment, ensuring daily prioritisation of shift activities. They will oversee all shift’s, ensuring safety and quality is always a priority as well as labour is utilised effectively, and all site targets are met.


The Accountabilities

  • Accurately monitor & encourage behaviour that recognises the importance of safety, quality & excellence in all aspects of work and drives continuous improvement culture
  • Ensure the creation of an effective production plan, ensuring effective use of resource and materials
  • Manage the bakery labour and expenditure to budget
  • Establish and maintain a daily meeting for all bakery members, ensuring it covers Safety, Quality and Delivery metrics
  • Manage crewing to balance demand. Requirements have been communicated to and understood by the team


The Ingredients for Success

Just like you can’t make a Tim Tam without chocolate, there are a few essential ingredients we need for this role;

  • Commitment to a full-time role Monday-Friday. Current running one bakery shift 5:30-2pm but this role will oversee all shifts and the need to be flexible is essential
  • Team Leadership experience essential- minimum 2 years
  • Relevant baker qualifications desirable or experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • An understanding of team, safety, and quality operating principles
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to work as part of a team


Culture and Perks

We stand for high performance with integrity and find moments of pride and celebrate the wins gained from our collective effort. These are part of our culture and the cornerstones of The Arnott’s Way. When you join our team, you can expect to experience a real sense of belonging, be empowered with accountability, be recognised for your contribution, collaborate with great people and enjoy the following perks: 

  • Less time washing, more time relaxing at home with a freshly laundered uniform service.
  • Prioritise your physical, mental and financial wellbeing with access to our employee    assistance program
  • Have you cake (or snack) and eat it! Take advantage of our staff discounts on biscuits.
  • Free onsite parking


To Apply

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please follow the link and apply.

We value diversity in our workforce. If you require any reasonable adjustments, please inform our team so that we can work together to support your needs  throughout the recruitment process.

*We do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies*