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We’re an Australian owned bakery who have been baking in Country NSW since 1918.

We employ over 100 people across regional NSW, and are proud to have a workplace that still feels like a family business.

Yes, we’re traditional. But we’ve always got one eye on the future.

Like any good family, we want you to grow with us.

Our mission is simple: to make sure that our neighbours and friends can always buy bread (and other bakery products) made close to home, from mostly local ingredients.

Sound like something you’d like to be a part of?

Get to know our teams and the careers we offer, or see below our current vacancies.

Our values

Family
Every person who works here, and every product we make, share the heritage of the brand.

Passion

We bring energy and enjoyment in everything we do.

Honesty

Honest ingredients and honest hard work. We always aim to be transparent about our ownership, supply chains and process.

Progress

Our bread is fresh and so is our thinking. Every day, our team builds on our past as they work toward our future.

A range of career opportunities

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Bakers & Pastry Chefs
(Trade Qualified & Apprenticeship)

Our bakers and pastry chefs utilise their skills and knowledge to ensure that the 250+ recipes that make up the Earlyrise Baking Co family of products are of the highest quality.

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Bakery Factory Workers

Our Bakery Factory Workers assist in the preparation, manufacturing, baking and disposal of all products to company standards.

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Production Line Operators

Our production line operators utilise their mechanical expertise and mindset to efficiently operate our bakery machinery and equipment lines to ensure that the end product is of a high quality.

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Packing & Dispatch Team

Our Packing and Dispatch team are responsible for the accurate and timely packaging and loading of all bakery products to company standards.

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Warehouse Team

Our warehouse team assists in the correct handling, storage and management of all ingredients, packaging and materials within Earlyrise Baking Co.

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Delivery Drivers

Our delivery drivers are the friendly faces which transport and deliver our bakery products right across NSW and into QLD and the ACT in a safe and timely manner.

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Industrial Bakery Cleaners

We have a team of skilled industrial cleaners who maintain the baking equipment, production lines and the external building to a consistently high standard of cleanliness and food hygiene.

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Fixed Plant Fitters & Welders
(Trade Qualified & Apprenticeship)

Our Maintenance Team is made up of Fixed Plant Fitters & Welders assist in ensuring our bakery equipment, machinery and site are in working condition.

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Administration, Sales & much more

We have a team of skilled and knowledgeable professionals across research and development, production, quality assurance, sales and merchandising, payroll and finance, IT, marketing and human resources.

Benefits of working with Earlyrise Baking Co

Service Awards & Recognition

Ongoing Learning & Development

Christmas Party & Social Events

Discounted Products

Factory Company Superannuation Fund

Apprentice Bonuses & Rewards

Extra Picnic Day
(Full-time & Part-time Staff)

Christmas Bonus
(Full-time & Part-time Staff)

Free Flu Vaccinations
(Eligible Employees)

Positions vacant


Bakers (Qualified Bakers & Apprenticeship Opportunities)


Total Positions & Employment Basis

4 x Full-time Qualified Bakers 

2 x Full-time Apprenticeships 

Essential Criteria

  • Proven experience working as a Baker or Pastry Cook in a fast-paced environment with trade qualifications and/or certificates 
  • Strong attention to detail and pride in producing quality work
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team and achieve results together
  • Exhibit a good work ethic and hold good time-management skills to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Flexibility to work a seven (7) day rotating roster and work predominately day shift (with potential mornings or late afternoons as required) with the ability to work weekends and possibly public holidays
  • Good maths and English skills to ensure you are able to read and interpret recipes, measure ingredients and record information

Description

QUALIFIED BAKER 

In your role as a Baker, you will be responsible for the preparation, manufacturing and baking of all products to company standards. 

  • Create and prepare sweet, savoury and yeast products
  • Create and prepare basic, specialty and artisan products
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge about bread products and ingredients
  • Read and interpret recipes, measure ingredients and record information 


BAKING APPRENTICESHIP 

In your role as an Apprentice Baker (Bread Baking), you will learn how to create bread products, while gaining a nationally recognised qualification.

  • Learn how to and assist in baking sweet, savoury and yeast products
  • Learn how to and assist in baking basic, specialty and artisan products

Complete either a Certificate III in Bread Baking or a Certificate III in Cake and Pastry over a three (3) year period


Bakery Assistants


Total Positions & Employment Basis

1-2x Full-time Positions 

Essential Criteria

  • 2+ Years’ experience in administration, sales or customer service
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and working to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills
  • Have great customer service skills which are friendly and professional
  • Adept with technology and proven ability to embrace new software packages
  • Exhibit a good work ethic and hold good time-management skills to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner

Description

In your role as a Bakery Assistant, you will actively assist in the preparation, manufacturing and baking of all products to company standards.

  • Working within a team to ensure a high standard of quality products
  • A commitment to learning and taking instruction and feedback from your team
  • Excellent organisational, teamwork and communication skills to ensure product is delivered on time to meet customer demands
Achieving a high standard of cleanliness and safety

Bakery Factory Worker


Total Positions & Employment Basis

Full-Time & Casual Based Positions Available

Essential Criteria

  • Previous experience working in a factory (preferred not essential) 
  • Strong attention to detail and pride in producing quality work 
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team and achieve results together 
  • Exhibit a good work ethic and hold good time-management skills to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner

Description

We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team as a Bakery Factory Workers. You'll take pride in contributing to a bakery which is welcoming, engaging and committed to providing regional communities with the freshest products daily.

In your role as a Bakery Factory Worker, you will actively assist in the preparation, manufacturing, baking and disposal of all products to company standards.

  • Ensure all packaged products are labelled correctly before being distributed for sale.
  • Ensure the efficient distribution of all products manufactured within the production department.
  • Ensure all customer orders are packed, counted and distributed correctly and if required delivered within customer time requirements.
  • Assist with the correct disposal of  products
  • Assist in cleaning bread creates and equipment 
  • Carry out manual handling tasks
  • Contribute to a high standard of cleanliness and safety

 




Delivery Driver


Total Positions & Employment Basis

1 x Full-time & 1x Casual Positions

Essential Criteria

  • Must have a Valid Medium Rigid Licence (MR) 
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience as Delivery Driver
  • Experienced in multiple drop deliveries
  • Able to take instruction and feedback in order to offer exceptional customer service 
  • Able to follow procedures for manual handling and fatigue management
  • Willingness to adhere to assigned routes, schedules, safety procedures, and transportation laws.
  • Flexibility to work early mornings with the ability to work weekends and possibly public holidays

Description

In your role as a Delivery Driver, your responsibilities within this role will include but are not limited to: 

  • Transporting and delivering bakery products to customers in a safe and timely manner
  • Conduct inspections of vehicle before departing to deliver bakery products
  • Providing excellent customer service, answering questions, and passing on customer complaints to the correct personnel
  • Review deliveries with customers to ensure products meet their specifications

Fixed-Plant Fitter, Fabricator/Welder


Total Positions & Employment Basis

1 x Full-Time Position

Essential Criteria

  • Good maths and English skills to ensure you can read product specifications and requirements
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Mechanical aptitude to use appropriate tools and terminology 
  • Excellent organisational, teamwork and communication skills to ensure maintenance issues are resolved in a timely manner.

Candidates wanting to commence an Apprenticeship as a Fixed Plant Fitter or Fabricator/Welder are encouraged to apply!

Description

Our maintenance team is made up of Fixed Plant Fitters, Fabricators and Welders,  who assist our baking and production team by ensuring our equipment, machines and site are in good working condition.

If you have previous mechanical fitting or welding experience in a role within the food and manufacturing industry, or a related field where you’ve had great experience troubleshooting and solving problems then this is the role for you! 

In your role as either a Fixed Plant Fitter or Fabricator/Welder, you will work alongside our qualified and highly skilled maintenance team to complete the following duties:

  • Assist in a range of welding and fabrication on large industrial baking equipment and machinery.
  • Attend to preventative maintenance of all equipment and machinery on a continuous maintenance cycle
  • Assist in general maintenance and shut down/project work.
  • Assist with problem solving and troubleshooting within the wholesale and retail areas.

Pastry Chef (Qualified & Apprenticeship Opportunities)


Total Positions & Employment Basis

4 x Full-time Pastry Chefs

2 x Full-time Apprenticeships 

Essential Criteria

  • A genuine love and passion for baking 
  • Proven experience working as a Baker or Pastry Cook in a fast-paced environment with trade qualifications and/or certificates 
  • Strong attention to detail and pride in producing quality work
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team and achieve results together
  • Exhibit a good work ethic and hold good time-management skills to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner 
  • Excellent working knowledge and understanding of HACCP, food safety, quality and safety principles
  • Flexibility to work Monday to Friday and be available early mornings with the ability to work public holidays. Opportunity to work Sundays dependant on the skills and experience of successful candidates.

Description

QUALIFIED PASTRY CHEF 

In your role as a Qualified Pastry Chef or Apprentice, you will be responsible for the preparation, manufacturing and baking of all products across our Cake and Pastry Departments to company standards.

  • Create laminated and non-laminated pastries
  • Produce all types of cakes, slices, biscuits and cookies as well as pies 
  • Learn how to and assist in baking basic, specialty and artisan products
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge about cake and pastry products and ingredients
  • Read and interpret recipes, measure ingredients and record information
Working within a team to ensure a high standard of quality products



If you would like further information on these roles, please email hr@earlyrisebaking.com.au


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