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Maypole is a family run Group of businesses operating within the manufacturing and distribution of food products. The Company is currently going through a period of growth and requires responsible:

Pastry Chef de Partie



  • The preparation of a wide variety of cakes and pastries under the supervision of the Head Pastry Chef;
  • Operating all equipment and machinery;
  • Decorating cakes and pastries according to the company’s procedures;
  • Ensuring that proper HACCP practices are adhered to;
  • Being a team player and able to work under pressure.


  • Day in day out shift from Monday to Sunday. Times are from 5am until 5pm.

Refrigeration Technician



As a Refrigeration Technician you will be responsible for:

  • Refrigeration reactive and planned maintenance
  • Be available when on call to ensure effective response & resolution to satisfy customer needs and escalating where appropriate
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety requirements and adhere to best working practices at all times
  • Timely completion of reactive and planned works carried out to agreed standards, achievement of first fix and equipment uptime
  • Investigate and report in detail any problems and incidents
  • Able to effectively diagnose and identify faults and failures with equipment and systems and provide effective solutions and escalate where necessary


Qualifications / Experience

  • Maltese driving license is essential
  • At least 2 years’ experience working as a refrigeration technician
  • Accurate and efficient in carrying out his duties
  • Advanced knowledge of HVAC and refrigeration systems and good mechanical skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Be able to install, repair and maintain refrigeration equipment with the least amount of down-time
  • The appropriate licenses and registration to be able to operate in such a role such as License A and B and HVAC qualifications


Food Safety & HACCP Coordinator


Reporting directly to the Food Safety and HACCP manager, and assisted by our HACCP Coordinator, the right candidate will be responsible for carrying out food safety checks during production and maintaining the HACCP manual.

The Food Safety & HACCP Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that the HACCP documentation is kept up to date
  • Carrying out daily checks on the production floor, in the bakery and the kitchens
  • Ensuring that the product meets the company’s set standards and is in line with local and EU legislation
  • Preparing product labels with nutrition and ingredient information
  • Updating procedures and staff training

This role is an interesting and unique opportunity to work in the food manufacturing industry. The Maypole team is looking for these characteristics in the ideal candidate:

  • Be knowledgeable or willing to learn about local and EU labelling and food safety regulations
  • Be a person with high attention to detail and with a pro-active attitude
  • Strong integrity and moral principles
  • Having knowledge of ISO and other international food standards
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Keen sense of priorities and ability to manage time effectively

The ideal candidate should:

  • Hold diploma in food technology or 2 years’ experience in the food industry or in quality control
  • Be knowledgeable about food safety, HACCP systems and corrective action reporting
  • Intermediate skills or above in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point



Skilled Baker (Levels 1 and 2) – Main Tasks

  • Having all the necessary basic knowledge and skills of different machinery used in the making of different types of bread and able to carry out some (lev 2)/ most (lev 1) of the duties in the bread manufacturing process as directed by the shift leader or head of bakery
  • Not responsible for operating the oven but may be able to learn this skill to move to the skilled baker level
  • Understand the basics of working in a bakery on a mass production level and crafting bread


  • 40 hours based on day and night shifts based on a weekly roster which is not fixed



Main Tasks:
  • Performing manual work, utilising equipment and machinery provided in maintaining a clean and orderly kitchen
  • Cleaning of cooking ranges, ovens, grills, fryers and other cooking equipment
  • Cleaning of rooms and other facilities as instructed
The ideal candidate should must be willing to work during the weekends.
Spoken Maltese and English shall be considered an asset.

If you feel you’re in possession of any from the above requirements, kindly send your CV by email to Candidates who wish to apply by post are requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to the HR Manager, The Bakery, Tal-Ħandaq Road, Ħandaq, Qormi QRM 4000.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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