Jobs in New Zealand for Foreigners

Production Operator

About Us

ARYZTA is a global leader in the supply of fresh bakery products to major retailers, food service providers and restaurants with a focus on the customer and unparalleled capabilities. These capabilities along with our passion for good food have allowed us to grow into one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world.

Our production includes fresh baked goods such as hamburger buns and muffins, hot cross buns and bagels, hotcakes and apple pies for major QSRs and retail chains via our state of the art automated production facility.

Expertise in the bakery world is one of our core principles and underpins our growth strategy, which is driven by innovation, consumer trends and exceeding customers’ expectations. We pride ourselves on manufacturing excellence, food safety and sustainability across all our bakeries.

About the Role

We are looking for casual/ full-time production operators to join the team in Wairau Valley. As the Production Operator you will support the Team Leader on the production line ensuring best practice and standards.

You will be flexible with your availability, working as required within a shift environment shifts may include Day/Afternoon/Night spanning across 24/7 operation. Multiple positions are available on the day and night shift. Hourly rates based on experience starting at $23.32

Your key tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Food manufacturing in a fast-paced environment
  • Machine operation
  • Packing finished products
  • At all times display the ARYZTA Core Values (Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity & Care)

In order to be considered for the role we prefer you possess the following:

  • Recent experience working as a Production Operator in a food manufacturing environment – not essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven machine operation and process control experience – not essential
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to do physical work
  • Have availability across the week, regular overtime and be available on short notice

All applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand and evidence of qualifications

We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve.

We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

ARYZTA is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Seize this opportunity to take an active role in developing your career and be rewarded with a competitive wage along with the chance of making a real difference in an expanding international organization.

To apply for this job please visit

Also: Search Your DREAM JOBS

Leave a Comment