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Thank you for taking the time to visit the jobs page on our website.

When we have vacancies within the Company we'll list them as they become available so that you can simply upload your CV and Covering letter to apply. Please submit your application as a Word or PDF document.

Due to the high number of applications we receive, it is not possible to reply to each one individually. Therefore, if you do not hear from us within the next 4 weeks, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

However, if you wish to be considered for future vacancies, please do re-apply.

Current Retail Jobs within Birds Bakery:

Oakwood, Derby - Part Time Sales Assistant, 16 hours per week
This role at our Oakwood shop includes serving customers, receiving daily deliveries and stocking the shop.
Applicants must be smart, cheerful, enthusiastic and reliable.

The hours are Tuesday 10am - 2pm, Wednesday 12pm - 5pm, Thursday 11.30am - 2.30pm and Saturday 1pm - 5pm, plus flexible working to cover for staff holidays, sickness and busy periods.
4 weeks holiday per year pro rata - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year pro rata (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:16
Rate:19 Years+ £10 p/h
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Bakery Shop, Derby - Shop Manager, 40+ hours per week over 5 days

Job Purpose:

To manage and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop by leading all operational aspects of the shop, driving sales whilst at the same time controlling costs and by being a skilled people manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team
  • Inspire, motivate, train and energise your team to increase sales
  • Effectively manage stock control and maximise the shop's sales, payroll, waste and reconciliation performance
  • Ensure the standards for food safety and health and safety are met consistently
  • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image
  • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines

Applicants must have:

  • Supervisory experience with the skills and ability to drive and motivate performance of your staff
  • A sound understanding of shop operations and standards for success
  • A basic and practical knowledge of IT
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good standard of English and Maths
  • A flexible attitude to working hours
Hours:40+
Rate:£469.20 per week
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Melton Road, West Bridgford - Assistant Shop Manager, 32 hours per week

Job Purpose:

You will support the Shop Manager in all operational aspects of running the shop and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop in their absence.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team
  • Inspire, motivate, train and energise your team to increase sales
  • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image
  • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines

Applicants must have:

  • Supervisory experience, desirable but not essential, with the skills and ability to drive and motivate performance of your staff
  • A sound understanding of shop operations and standards for success
  • A basic and practical knowledge of IT
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good standard of English and Maths
  • A flexible attitude to working hours
The hours for this position are Monday 7am-5pm, Tuesday 7am-5pm, Wednesday 7am-2pm and Saturday 7am-2pm, plus flexible working to cover for staff holidays, sickness and busy periods.
4 weeks holiday per year pro rata - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year pro rata (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:32
Rate:£10.59 p/h
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East Leake - Assistant Shop Manager, 29 Hours per Week

Job Purpose:

You will support the Shop Manager in all operational aspects of running the shop and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop in their absence.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team
  • Inspire, motivate, train and energise your team to increase sales
  • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image
  • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines

Applicants must have:

  • Supervisory experience, desirable but not essential, with the skills and ability to drive and motivate performance of your staff
  • A sound understanding of shop operations and standards for success
  • A basic and practical knowledge of IT
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good standard of English and Maths
  • A flexible attitude to working hours
The hours for this position are: Tuesday 7am - 11am, Wednesday 7am - 5pm, Thursday 7am - 1pm, Friday 7am - 11am and Saturday 7am - 1pm, plus flexible working to cover for staff holidays, sickness and busy periods.
4 weeks holiday per year pro rata - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year pro rata (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:29
Rate:£10.59 p/h
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Current Bakery Jobs within Birds Bakery:

Traywash Operative
We have a unique opportunity for full-time staff to join our Tray Wash Team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.

This is a manual job which requires a degree of physical fitness.
We are looking for individuals with a positive, flexible attitude who will be able to work under pressure without compromising hygiene, cleanliness and safety and with the ability to work to a high standard in an efficient, clean, and tidy manner.
Must be able to work unsupervised and as a member of a team.
Previous experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided for suitable applicants.

Hours of work are: Monday to Friday - start and finish times between 5am and 1.30pm Saturday - start and finish times between 5.30am and 11am. 45 hours per week.
4 weeks holiday per year - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:45
Rate:£451.80 p/w
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Savoury Operative
We have a unique opportunity for Savoury Operatives to join our team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.

Key skills/experience required are; working in food production or a similar environment.

Your day to day responsibilities will include general food production of both meat and non-meat products and packing.
We are looking for enthusiastic and positive individuals with a flexible attitude who are comfortable working on their own or as part of a team.
You must be able to work under pressure without compromising quality or safety; be able to demonstrate ability to work to a high standard in an efficient, clean and tidy manner, observing the highest food hygiene guidelines to meet strict despatch deadlines.
Previous food experience preferred, full training will be provided for suitable applicants.

Shifts are fixed with no rotation of shift patterns. Immediate start available.
4 weeks holiday per year - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:45
Rate:£458.55 p/w - £486.90 p/w
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Hygiene Operatives
We have a unique opportunity for full-time staff to join our Hygiene Team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.

We are looking for individuals with a positive, flexible attitude who will be able to work under pressure without compromising hygiene, cleanliness, and safety and with the ability to work to a high standard in an efficient, clean, and tidy manner.
Must be able to work unsupervised and as a member of a team.
Previous experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided for suitable applicants.

The role is 40 or 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday (approximately 9am to 5pm) plus 3 hours Saturday morning, with a very competitive rate of pay.
4 weeks holiday per year - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:40 or 45
Rate:£401.60 p/w or £451.80 p/w
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Night Bakery Operatives
We have a unique opportunity for full-time Bakers to join our Night Bakery Team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.

Key skills required are;
  • understand the fermentation process involved in mixing, shaping and baking of various bread types;
  • able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of machinery and baking processes;
  • able to demonstrate ability to work to a high standard in an efficient, clean and tidy manner, observing the highest food hygiene guidelines to meet strict despatch deadlines.

Ideally, applicants will also have confectionery skills such as creaming, piping and coating.
Previous bakery experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided for suitable applicants.

The role is 45 hours per week with a very competitive rate of pay. Shifts are fixed with no rotation of shift patterns.
Free on-site parking. 4 weeks holiday per year - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:45
Rate:£570.60 p/w - £608.40 p/w
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Day Bakery Operative
We have a unique opportunity for a full-time Baker to join our Day Bakery Team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.

Key skills required are; able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of machinery and handcrafted baking processes.

Duties to include the weighing of ingredients, operation of machinery including mixing, baking and packing of a variety of bakery products.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate pastry and confectionery skills such as piping and decorating to produce products to a high standard in an efficient, clean and tidy manner, observing the highest food hygiene guidelines to meet strict despatch deadlines.
Previous bakery experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided for suitable applicants.

The role is 45 hours per week with a very competitive rate of pay. Shifts are fixed with no rotation of shift patterns.
4 weeks holiday per year - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:45
Rate:£458.55 p/w - £486.90 p/w
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Current Office Jobs within Birds Bakery:

There are currently no vacancies in this area

Current Drivers Jobs within Birds Bakery:

Full-Time 7.5 Tonne Drivers
We have an opportunity for experienced, full-time 7.5 tonne Drivers to join our Transport team based at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.
To work 6 days a week, delivering Birds’ freshly made produce to our shops and returning empty racks and cabinets to the Bakery.

Duties to include:

  • Load / unload vehicles; manual handling of rolling equipment and no hand balling involved.
  • Ensure vehicle loads are safe and secured with the appropriate restraints as per Company procedures / Safe Systems of Work.
  • Perform daily vehicle defect checks and log as necessary.

Days of work are Monday to Saturday. Hours of work are 3.30am/4.00am to 11.00am/12.00pm, 42 hours per week.

Applicants must be of smart appearance, hold a C1 Licence, valid CPC Driver Qualification Card, Digi-Card and have a clean Driving Licence.
Also, ideally have good knowledge of the local area but this is not essential as full training will be provided. Immediate start available.
4 weeks holiday per year - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:42 hours per week
Rate:£480.48
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Part-Time 7.5 Tonne Drivers
We have an opportunity for experienced, part-time 7.5 tonne Drivers to join our Transport team based at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.
To work 3 days a week, delivering Birds’ freshly made produce to our shops and returning empty racks and cabinets to the Bakery.

Duties to include:

  • Load / unload vehicles; manual handling of rolling equipment and no hand balling involved.
  • Ensure vehicle loads are safe and secured with the appropriate restraints as per Company procedures / Safe Systems of Work.
  • Perform daily vehicle defect checks and log as necessary.

Days of work are Monday to Wednesday and Thursday to Saturday - alternate weeks. Hours of work are 4am to 11am, 21 hours per week.
Overtime may be available to cover seasonal busy periods or holiday cover.
Applicants must be of smart appearance, hold a C1 Licence, valid CPC Driver Qualification Card, Digi-Card and have a clean Driving Licence.
Also, ideally have good knowledge of the local area but this is not essential as full training will be provided. Immediate start available.
4 weeks holiday per year pro rata - increasing incrementally each year - to 5 weeks holiday per year pro rata (after 5 years continuous service) plus bank holidays. Staff discount.
Hours:21 hours per week
Rate:£240.24
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