Co L'Derry Bakery Takes On 35 New Staff In £750k Investment

A bakery in Co L'Derry is set to recruit 35 new staff as it invests £750,000 in new contracts and expansion plans.

Genesis Crafty, which currently employs over 350 people, is creating the roles at its premises in Magherafelt as it expands its operations. The firm currently produces a range of bread and cakes under its own brand and for many of the UK's largest and most prestigious retailers, including Marks & Spencer and Waitrose.
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Executive chairman of Genesis Crafty, Paul Allen, who took over ownership of the bakery in August 2018, discussed the company's growth and expansion plans: "We are thrilled to be launching this recruitment drive as it shows the significant progress that Genesis has made in the last number of months. We have consolidated our operations, refined our distribution and sought to build upon the strong relationships that we have with premium retailers across the UK and Ireland.

"The appeal of The Genesis range, which includes pancakes, scones, cakes and bread, has continued to grow and we have won a number of important new contracts for our all year-round and Christmas products with some of the UK's most discerning retailers."

Mr Allen added: "This is an exciting new era for the company, and it is great to be looking for new staff to share in our journey. We have a wide range of posts available, from full-time permanent jobs right through to part-time temporary posts. These vacancies range from machine operators to supervisors, project leaders, engineers and skilled bakers."

Click here to find out more about the jobs available, which include various bakery positions, maintenance support and van drivers.


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