ARYZTA Australia

ARYZTA Australia has been selected as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2019.
The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] recognises organisations which have developed leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

ARYZTA specialises in offering an extensive range of sweet and savoury baked goods and speciality breads. ARYZTA is a global supplier to the food service, retail and the QSR sectors. Their impressive range of products includes a variety of fully baked and semi prepared quality bread loaves, rolls and buns, patisserie, savoury snacks, sweet pastry and viennoiserie. From a single Irish bakery in the 1980s to a worldwide corporation driving bakery innovation forward, ARYZTA has enjoyed continual growth for decades.

ARYZTA operates 57 bakeries across Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The group boasts strong brands, enjoys strong customer relationships in all of their regions and are driven globally by their strong customer-centric and people focused attitude.

ARYZTA Australia supplies to all the major quick serve restaurants, Hotel/Restaurant/Café (HORECA) and retail channels. ARYZTA has enjoyed a 45-year relationship with McDonald’s as their bakery partner of choice. ARYZTA has 500 employees in Australia, split across three bakeries (NSW & VIC) and two distribution centres (SA & QLD) (appendix 1). 

ARYZTA offer premium products, developed exclusively for their customers. ARYZTA’s products are made in Australia using the finest Australian ingredients. ARYZTA’s world-class facilities produce consistent, high quality bakery products, while their speciality cake room creates delicious bakery delights, handmade with care by their dedicated, experienced bakers. Attention to detail, quality ingredients and bakery expertise, matched with ARYZTA’s consumer insights ensures their finished products are loved by all of their customers. ARYZTA’s diverse range of products, technical expertise and production capabilities make ARYZTA a one-stop bakery solution.

ARYZTA is passionate about food safety and quality. As a market leading global bakery they benchmark themselves to world best practice. ARYZTA’s key competitive strength is the quality of their products. The cornerstone of their business is rigorous adherence to ARYZTA QA systems and processes.

The Australian Business Awards are an annual comprehensive awards program which recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, product innovation, technological achievement and employee engagement via a set of established business and product award categories.

The Australian Business Awards are the national chapter of an integrated, hierarchical leadership initiative conducted on a national and international level. The Employer of Choice Award recipients will participate in the international chapter of the program at the World Business Awards whereby participants are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally.

The process culminates in the selection of organisations which maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention. The recipients are recognised as the elite of their industry earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their achievements acknowledged and celebrated.

Organisational eligibility includes private companies, publicly listed companies, multinational subsidiaries, not-for-profit organisations, non-government organisations, educational institutions, franchise systems, partnerships, government departments, government agencies, local government and statutory bodies operating in Australia.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership & Strategy; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

The Employer of Choice Framework is utilised as a structured model of assessment that enables the participating organisations to be benchmarked against world class performance standards.

The key attributes of the Employer of Choice Framework define the characteristics of high-performing, industry leading organisations that provide a stimulating and supportive workplace. The criteria and sub-criteria provide a robust set of requirements that are used as the methodology for benchmarking and learning among the participating organisations.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership & Strategy; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

The program provides a notable opportunity for high-performing organisations which implement world-class human resource management practices to be acknowledged and celebrated for their achievements both nationally and internationally.

Conducted annually, the program engages with organisations worldwide to benchmark the full spectrum human resource management practises and to review their business performance through a global recognition and knowledge building initiative that is underpinned by the program’s established framework.

The program provides the ultimate platform for building knowledge, increasing employer brand awareness. reputation, equity, loyalty and retention through increased exposure, recognition and prestige.

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