Bakery Operatives


Salary: Days: 25+ £7.85. Nights: 25+ £8:61. Dependant on age. There are higher rates for skilled bakers.

General Bakery Operative Opportunities, Horwich, Bolton.

  • Bread Room Night 6pm start time
  • Confectionery Days 6am start time
  • Hygiene Days 6am start time
  • Wrapping Days 8am Start time
  • Savouries Days 6:30am start time
  • Sandwich Room Nights 7pm start time
  • Despatch Nights 7pm start time
  • Lostock Lane Site 6.30am start time

Day & Night shifts. You will be required to work 5 days a week between Monday to Saturday (inclusive) on Days or Sunday to Friday (inclusive) on Nights (1 weekend and 1 weekday off).

We have a variety of start times available for both shifts, however we do not operate a specific finish time, most bakery operative roles are "job and finish" which means that you will finish depending on production requirements, however as production levels may vary at busy seasonal times, shifts can be 10-12+ hours, employees are asked to be flexible with their working hours.

Bakery colleagues work as part of a team to achieve production requirements on a daily basis, ensuring that all work is undertaken in accordance with the Company procedures to meet product quality standards. It is fast paced but friendly production environment.

Good spoken and written communication skills are required. All positions involve manual handling, lifting and carrying. All roles are standing jobs. Although some experience is preferable, full on-the-job training will be provided.

Please note that all positions are offered on temporary contracts initially, however, colleagues who work hard, fit in, learn fast and are reliable are likely to secure a permanent position with the Company.

Send your CV via email to
(Please quote 'Bakery Operative' and either 'Days' or 'Nights' in the subject line)

OR download an application form and send it to:

Human Resources, Greenhalgh's Craft Bakery, Crescent Road, Lostock, Bolton BL6 4BU

OR contact Human Resources on 01204 673832

At Greenhalgh's we take your privacy seriously and we will only use your personal information to process your application, and if successful, for legal and employment purposes. Personal details of unsuccessful candidates are not retained by the Company.

If you have an updated CV complete with personal details, education, qualifications and employment history. You can email us: -

Please also send a covering letter stating:

The position that you are applying for

  • Your current salary details
  • Once we have received your details, successful applicants will be invited for a local interview following our selection process.

If you require any further information please contact our Human Resources department on 01204 673832

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