Full Time Machine Minder

£11.16 per hour ( Overtime is paid at 1.5)

Location: Poole Bakery. Based in Poole, Dorset BH15 2AS

Type: Permanent – Full Time

The bits you need to know: 

  • 3on3off shift pattern, either 06:00 – 18:00 or 08:00 – 20:00
  • 38.5 average hours per week
  • £11.16 per hour, Average £429.66 per week, £22,342.32 per annum
  • Overtime paid at 1.5 your normal hourly rate

Here at Poole Bakery we make tasty, chilled savoury pastry products for our own Walls brand as well as all major food retailers. 

Due to exciting developments on site we are looking for capable individuals to join us as Machine Minders in either our Make or Pack departments. Do not worry all training will be provided so no experience is necessary, for us it is more about having the ability to learn and having a can-do positive attitude. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Reset equipment and introduce different products and/or materials as necessary to minimise operational downtime and wastage of resources.
  • Clean and tidy own work area, and other areas as appropriate to maintain and promote good manufacturing practices (GMP) throughout the factory.
  • Communicate progress against target to the Group Leader and other members of the team in order to achieve the team’s daily output.
  • Communicate and co-operate with other teams in order to achieve the smooth running of the departmental and company goals.
  • Work as instructed and trained in line with the SOP (Standard Operating Practices).
  • Report faults so they can be put right quickly, to keep downtime to a minimum.


Core Competencies:

  • Willing to self-develop, learn new skills and be open to new ideas
  • Supports and assists their Line Leader, and other teams, in a positive manner
  • Demonstrates a can-do positive attitude whilst carrying out daily duties
  • Concern for results
  • Concern for quality
  • Concern for Customer Service
  • Listening and responding
  • Initiative



  • 19 days holiday per year plus Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Onsite free parking
  • Hero Awards
  • Long Service Awards