Production / Manufacturing | Leyland | Start date: 01/11/2023 | Full Time | Permanent


We are Dr. Oetker. Since our beginnings, we have been breaking new ground. With pizza, cake, and desserts at the core of our business, as well as digital platforms and services – we create the "Taste of Home" for millions around the world with you.


Are you ready for a new challenge? Then take your next step.



The Leyland Facility is where the Chicago Town Pizzas started over 30 years ago. We are looking for people to join our state of the art production facility and be part of a hard working team who are proudly making the Dr. Oetker and Chicago Town branded pizzas.


Working in one of our Production Departments, a key aspect of your role is being responsible for the high quality of our products with tasks such as completing checks, identifying non-conformances and proactively identifying potential problems. All key elements of playing your part in ensuring our customers receive the highest quality product.



  • Flexibility alongside a ositive attitude and work ethic. 
  • A clear communicator and the ability to work as part of a team. 
  • Good problem solving skills. 
  • Ideally you will have previous experience in a fast-paced production environment, but full training will be given.



  • Variety of shift patterns including rotating AM/PM shifts, and fixed nights (Mon – Fri) 
  • Annual salary starting from £22,815 (£11.70 per hour) dependant upon experience, rising to £25,350 (£13.00 per hour) with training and skills development
  • Opportunities for overtime at 1.5x hourly rate (minimum £17.55 per hour) or 2x hourly rate (minimum £23.40 per hour) on Sundays
  • Weekly paid, 37.5 contractual hours per week on rotating weeks of am/pm shifts (not weekend)
  • 33 days annual leave (inc bank holidays) which increases with service
  • A skills based development programme – allowing you to develop skills and your pay
  • Free pizzas, fresh fruit and tea & coffee
  • Subsidised on site restaurant with hot and cold meals, a salad/deli bar, snack machines and microwaves and storage facilities for those who prefer to bring their own
  • Free on-site parking (number of free electronic charging points available)
  • Free Life Assurance at 4 times basic annual salary
  • Free Wi-Fi in canteen
  • Employee Referral Scheme £350 – once you know how great it is to work here you’ll want to bring your friends and family!
  • Enhanced Company Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Pension scheme which provides 6% Employer pension contribution
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health care cash plan
  • Regular Employee Forums ensuring all employees have a voice
  • Incentivised employee suggestion and recognition schemes
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Leave
  • Free health checks


We look forward to your online application. Just click the "Apply now" button, and you're good to go. Still have questions? Then please feel free to reach out to us directly.


Dr. Oetker is an equal opportunities employer. We continuously work to shape and live in a corporate culture where everyone feels welcome. At Dr. Oetker, your personality and qualifications are what count. Not gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion, disability, age or sexual orientation, and identity.


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