Team Member Bakery

Location:  Wakefield
Function:  Manufacturing
Job Reference:  5350
Employment Type:  Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  23/06/2024
Date:  18 Jun 2024


Title:                Team Member Bakery 
Function:        Manufacturing 
Contract:         Permanent
Hours:             4 on 4 off Days/Nights - 7am-7pm/7pm-7am
Location:         Tuscany Park - Wakefield
Salary:             £609.39

Essential Ingredients


  • Able to work a 4 on 4 off shift pattern covering days and nights - 7am-7pm/7pm-7am 
  • Experience in a similar role within FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) 
  • Ability to work in a safe manner and consider the safety of others 
  • A good attention to detail with a firm focus on Quality and Health & Safety 
  • Able to adapt well to change and undertake a variety of activities across our operation 
  • Demonstrating teamwork and communicating effectively developing relationships with team members and other teams across the site 

    As ‘the UK’s No. 1 Bakery Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876. Today, we are proudly a sixth-generation family, supplying over 18,000 retail customers from 11 bakeries and 16 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free.  


    We are striving to be a net zero business by 2050 and believe that we must minimise our impact on the environment, whilst making a positive impact on the society we are a part of.  


    Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.


The Recipe


At Warburtons, we're inviting you to step into the spotlight of our experienced Team Member role! Join our team and dive into a world of diverse skills, where you'll tackle a range of tasks across our operation. You will need to bring your passion and ambition, as you take charge, not only identifying but also championing initiatives in health & safety, quality, operating processes, and hygiene. 


Picture yourself as an essential thread in our tight-knit work family, dedicated to ensuring our top-notch products are all set to hit the road and reach our cherished customers. 


You'll be working at the very heart of a versatile shift team and not just clocking-in, powering our 24/7 food manufacturing operation. Your commitment will help Warburtons manufacture and deliver products that are unbeatable in quality, making you an invaluable player in our success story. As a Team Member, you'll flex your skills across multiple departments, from maintaining hygiene standards to manning the production line and warehouse. Working with innovative bakery machinery and automated plant equipment will be your bread and butter, and at times, you'll be the maestro orchestrating these operations in our food manufacturing wonderland. 

Safety isn't just a buzzword – it's our core. We uphold our high Company standards and adhere to statutory hygiene regulations with unwavering dedication. As a Team Member, you will be instrumental in supporting the decisions that keep us in line with these standards, ensuring a secure and top-quality environment.


Our Site


Our Tuscany Park “super bakery” and distribution depot opened in 2005 and can be found on the outskirts of Normanton at Wakefield Europort. The bakery runs 3 high speed, highly automated manufacturing plants producing products like the famous Toastie, Farmhouse, Danish and Wholemeal and sliced bread rolls.


We have around 500 colleagues at Tuscany Park and 70 colleagues in our Howden depot, who ensure our delicious freshly baked products reach our customers across the UK each day. With some exciting innovation and investment, we’re still growing!


Extra Dough


At last and by no means least you will want to know what your breads worth:


  • A basic weekly wage of £609.39
  • A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
  • Award winning pension scheme with company contributions up to 7%
  • Life assurance
  • Products you will love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
  • Continued investment in your personal development
  • Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew!
  • Support for your health and wellbeing, including access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service


We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.