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Bakers & Production Assistants – South Island Manufacturing

Want to work for an established household brand?  Coupland’s Bakeries is an 100% New Zealand family owned business, operating for nearly 50 years.


25 retail stores, 2 production factories and a wholesale network across the country, makes Coupland’s one of New Zealand’s largest independently owned bakeries.   We always endeavour to use fresh, natural, local ingredients in everything we make and take great pride in producing quality baked goods and providing excellence in customer service.


With impending growth, we are looking for like minded superstars to join our team so if you are looking for a company with strong integrity, ethics, and a culture of family, then Coupland’s just might be for you.

Our South Island manufacturing plant is looking for reliable and hardworking bakery operators to help create our New Zealand famous bakery goods.


We have full time positions on varying afternoon and night shifts available:


Here’s a taste of what you will be doing:


  • Measuring and mixing ingredients
  • Operating machinery such as dough mixes, provers, and ovens
  • Cleaning equipment and work areas
  • Packing products


The ingredients for success:


  • Hands on FMCG manufacturing experience
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Great attendance record and punctuality
  • Must have a good level of fitness as some tasks are physically demanding and involve heavy lifting
  • Positivity, motivation, and a willingness to learn
  • Maybe required to work weekends/public holidays


Please send your CV and cover letter to


Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

PLEASE NOTE: Coupland’s is a drug free workplace.  Preemployment drug screening may be a requirement for employment.

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