Bakery Operative (Night Shift)

The Bread Factory

Milton Keynes£13.10Full time

The Central Craft Bakery (our internal name for The Bread Factory) is the UK’s leading craft bakery. We make award winning breads, pastries and cakes and are the proud suppliers to London’s Michelin restaurants, prestigious hotels and even the King!

We believe in making good bread, the right way and our products are at the heart of our bakeries and everything we do.

Job Objective

In this role, you will support our Milton Keynes team to produce the highest quality bread and pastries from our state-of-the-art mechanised line. As a Bakery Operative, you will play a key role in delivering these quality products at scale and delivering exceptional attention to detail.

Working pattern:

4 on 4 off shift pattern

Shift times: 6 pm-6 am

Salary:£13.10 per hour


  • Carry out production activity to a consistently high standard of quality
  • Carry out safe manual handling techniques
  • Wear the correct Personal Protective Equipment at all times
  • Report any machinery defects to the Engineering team / Manager
  • Follow the training you have been given (e.g. to set up machines, carry out automated machine washes, etc.)
  • Support your colleagues in carrying out your duties
  • Adhere to high standards of food safety, food hygiene, and quality standards
  • Clean as you go, empty full bins, remove any waste from the floors, and clean machinery
  • Complete all paperwork and checks as required
  • Ensure correct stock rotation as required

Person Specification

  • Experience gained in a bakery/ manufacturing desirable but not essential
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy required
  • Proactive and able to adapt to new requirements
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to act in a professional and courteous manner
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to manage change and work effectively under pressure
  • Able to work on own initiative and able to work flexible hours

This Job Advert indicates only the main duties and responsibilities of the role.

It is not intended as an exhaustive list.