Production, Packing, and Hygiene Operatives

Contract Type :
Full-Time, Permanent

Working Hours :
4 on 4 off (Days) - 05:45-18:00 hrs; 4 on 4 off (Nights) - 17:45-06:00hrs

Salary :
£20,434.05 p/a - 22,747.73 pa

Location :
Wrexham / Coedpoeth

Business :
Village Bakery

Ref : FSC-JNB-267

Job Description

Due to the continued success and growth of our business, the Village Bakery an award-winning, family bakery, is currently looking for enthusiastic and hard-working people to join our passionate and friendly teams on the Wrexham Industrial estate and in Coedpoeth.

Our Vision as a business is to be the “Go-to” supplier of bakery products, regionally through the Village Bakery brand and internationally through premium retailers such as Marks and Spencer, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and others.

In achieving this vision we want to be recognised as a family business that continually invests in the future through great products, made in great bakeries by a great team of people.

If you are looking for more than just a job, and want to start a new career in a Company that has seen several of its current Bakery Managers start their time with us on the shop-floor, then we would welcome your application for our current Production, Packing, and Hygiene roles.

So what would you be doing?

You would join our team in what we call an ‘introductory role’ supporting with uncomplicated tasks that, with full training, we would anticipate you becoming competent in during a very short period of time.  Once competent at our ‘introductory roles’ we will actively work with you to become a skilled operator earning anything up to £29,013.08 p/a.

What skills and qualifications would you need?


  • No previous experience needed – just a willingness to learn, plenty of enthusiasm and the passion to deliver a quality product.
  • The job can entail some activities which require a degree of physical capability.
  • The job will also require you to be on your feet for the duration of shift.


  • Experience in a fast moving factory environment, preferably working with food


Additional Information



  • Regular voluntary overtime opportunities at 1.5x hourly rate.
  • Access to exclusive employee benefits platform (Reward Gateway) where employees can save £££s on every day purchases, including up to 6% off at major supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and M&S.
  • £500 refer-a-friend scheme.
  • 20% Discounted Bus Fare – Arriva.
  • Free hot and cold drinks.
  • Company pension.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Professional Level 2 qualifications and Apprenticeships as well as a host of other continuous professional development options.
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does.
  • Great opportunity for career development.

So who are we?

If you haven’t heard of us before we are a family-owned and managed Craft Bakery producing an award-winning range of Bread, Pies, Morning Goods and gluten-free products.

Our business has been producing products in this category since 1964 and since then we have grown in success due to our reputation for quality, innovation and technical experience. As a result of this continued growth we now operate from several world-class and well invested bakeries in Wrexham, Coedpoeth and our dedicated Gluten free site ‘Gluten Freedom’.

Village Bakery’s success is driven through our team of passionate people who inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity.

We are happy to discuss flexible working, including Monday to Friday or weekends only, if you believe you would be the right person for our team.

As an ‘introductory’ Production, Packing or Hygiene operative you will receive a total reward package that includes:

A starting salary of;

  • £20,434.05 p/a (£9.98 p/h) – Days
  • £21,437.33 p/a (£10.47 p/h) – Nights

Skilled rates of pay starting from

  • £21,662.55 p/a (£10.58 p/h) – Days
  • £22,747.73 p/a (Nights) – Nights

Simply email with your name and telephone number and a member of our Recruitment team will give you a call.

40 positions available.

Closing date for applications :

Contact for further information :
Jason Page

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