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Careers at George Weston Foods

George Weston Foods makes some of Australia and New Zealand’s favourite and most innovative products! Chances are that one of our iconic brands is sitting on your table, packed in your lunchbox or resting in your pantry right now. Join the team and be part of one of our iconic brands like Tip Top®, Abbotts Village Bakery®, Burgen®, Golden®, DON®, KR Castlemaine® and Yumi’s®.

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We are looking for people who are inspired to really make a difference.

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We encourage people to learn more about us, our heritage, our businesses, our vision and our values. GWF, Tip Top, DON, MAURI, Jasol or Yumi’s. Have a look at our Parent Company, ABF. Good people and leaders thrive here. Networking is highly encouraged, reach out to us.

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Our commitment is to provide a great candidate experience with two way feedback.

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GWF are proud members of the Australian Network on Disability

GWF are proud members of the Australian Network on Disability

Why join us?

We seek to understand our people as individuals first, so we provide the right support, challenge and stretch to help them succeed. We encourage an autonomous working model where people create and deliver within their realm. Our belief is that by strengthening diversity and inclusion we will improve capability, problem solving and engagement in support of better business results.

Over 6,000 Employees
40 sites across Australia and NZ
$2.2 Billion Annual Revenue
Operating over 50 years

Inside Our Brands

Arriving at GWF

Our aim is to ensure our people can hit the ground running – so we provide a company and site specific induction with a focus on understanding GWF’s business, culture and values as well as our key priority – safety.

Our Culture

We offer a broad range of career expansion opportunities across our diverse businesses including role changes and promotions, special assignments, secondments and project work. We also offer international opportunities through our UK parent company Associated British Foods plc. We actively work with our people to understand what drives their career and we empower them to drive their development.

We share information and insights to help our people understand our company strategy and performance. We encourage two-way communication, with lots of opportunities to provide regular feedback and share ideas about making GWF a better place to work eg team briefings, people surveys and ‘town halls’.

It is important we plan for the future of our business by managing succession and identifying emerging talent. We aim to have open and transparent conversations with our people to allow them to develop and manage their career aspirations. We look for challenging experiences and development which can increase their overall capability and meet the needs of our business.

We support leaders to grow and develop by offering coaching and mentoring programs to build leadership capability, assessment and feedback using the LifeStyle Inventory (LSI) and Hogan tools, and leadership conferences. Our operating model relies on our leaders building strong, diversified networks throughout the ABF and GWF businesses.

We believe in equipping people with core skills, knowledge and tools to be successful in their role. This includes development in competencies, behaviours, technical & functional skills and leadership; and development opportunities such as on-the-job experiences, coaching and training. We believe most development occurs on the job, however GWF subsidises the cost of external studies for approved courses as well as study leave.

We believe in the value of an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects our diverse customers, consumers and communities. Inclusion unlocks the power of our diverse teams enabling us to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully.  We aim to provide a positive barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace where everyone can be their best. If you are applying for a role and require workplace adjustments due to a disability please let us know.  GWF is proud to be a gold member of the Australian Network on Disability.

We are an active supporter of the communities in which we operate, as well as encouraging our people to become involved in community giving. GWF shares expertise, skills and resources and creates partnerships which have a positive impact on our wider communities including, a major partnership with Foodbank and support for KidsCan in New Zealand.

We act like we are owners of the business

We believe our unique way of working is the source of our success, giving our people the freedom to operate as business ‘owners’, making decisions close to the customer whilst providing performance challenge and stretch.

Stuart Grainger, Chief Executive

We are on a journey to transform our safety culture and continuously improve our safety performance. GWF is striving to move beyond the performance limitations of a ‘compliance’ culture to a more sustainable and high performance ‘commitment’ based safety culture driven by engaged leaders at all levels.

Our Benefits

We know that recognising our people plays a big part in their passion, commitment, performance and connection to the business. We want to drive a culture where we recognise and thank our people for their efforts, and role modelling the GWF values of Safe, Courageous, Trusting and Collaborative.

We are partnering with Benestar because we value our people and are dedicated to their health and wellbeing. We encourage our people to leverage professional, confidential coaching and support through MyCoach. Our people have access to the BeneHub to explore topics around holistic wellbeing through a variety of content such as learning modules, videos, articles, blogs, podcasts, self-assessments and resource kits.

Our reward philosophy recognises high performers who achieve business results and live our values through ‘what they do and how they do it’. Market competitive salary packages that pay for performance.

Additional benefits via GWF’s Superannuation Fund, ie Income Protection and Life Insurance at no cost for salaried people and available for purchase for weekly paid people.

We are committed to providing a work environment in which employees can perform at their best and are motivated and satisfied at work. We aim to support high performance and retain our people by allowing them to balance their work with important personal commitments such as family, study or community involvement.

  • Flexible work hours (between 8am-6pm)
  • Compressed work week and rostered day off arrangements
  • Personal leave, compassionate leave
  • Phased return for parents returning from parental leave
  • Job share and telecommuting
  • Alternative shifts to meet needs of changing family circumstances
  • Opportunity for people to rotate through different positions and tasks in the plant in line with their capability

Our people can access novated lease vehicles through our preferred leasing suppliers.

Is this for you?

We have five businesses in Australia and New Zealand, supported by a Group Office. These businesses are responsible for a range of activities including innovating, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing products.

Together we will:
Build on our heritage and trusted brands to sustain growth
Drive success across diverse businesses
Consolidate our leading positions in key categories
Develop new products for emerging categories