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City & State: Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G3L1
Job Category: Bakery Operations
ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

Job Title

Reporting to

Production Supervisor and Leadhand
Position Purpose

To ensure ensure finished products meet specifications

Key Accountabilities

Ensuring food quality along with standard productivity


Make sure you have ample supply of skids, boxes and tray’s, for your shift
Ensure all paper work is completed properly - ex. tickets, packaging reports, etc.
Report any equipment issues to your supervisor/leadhand
Ensure coding information is correct on the package. Refer to packaging specifications
Ensure the correct skid is being used. Refer to packaging specifications
Move finish product to freezer or warehouse
Work closely to Machine-operator
Dump waste when needed and record weight
Relieve for breaks and lunches when required
Help keep line tidy during production (sweep floors in warehouse and around lines, Keep boxes, trays, and skids in designated area)
Empty garbage when required
Work in conjunction with the Leadhand and co-workers to ensure orders are filled correctly and packaging supplies are available for the next shift
Work area left clean and tidy for the next shift (any unused boxes that are not needed any more put them away, floors swept etc.)
Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual
Adhere to GMPs and Health and Safety rules as outlined in employee handbook
Keep work area clean and clear of hazards
Report any unsafe conditions, incidents or injuries to supervisor immediately
Use all prescribed personal protective equipment
Ensure GMP’s and safe food handling practices are being followed
All tools to be cleaned and maintained in good repair. Report any broken, damaged, or missing tools to your supervisor. Do not discard any damaged or broken tools.
Follow all GMPs including maintaining personal hygiene, handwashing/sanitizing hands, clean up spills (ie: ingredients, water, debris and wood)
Report any foreign material findings to your supervisor
As part of food security, report any unusual people or behaviours to your supervisor
Perform all other duties assigned

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

Must work with speed and accuracy to keep up with the production process
Service oriented - high need to please
Effective communicator
Punctual and team player
Effective organizer
GMP and safety awareness

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level




High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The majority of work in the bakery requires employees to stand on their feet for the entire 8-12 hour shift
Physical demands may also include reaching, bending, walking, lifting (up to a maxiumum of 50lbs) and performing repetitive actions
Please refer to the PDA for all physical requirements of this position

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ARYZTA is a 24 hour/ 7 day manufacturing operation
The temperature of the environment within the production area can range from 58 - 80 degrees farenheight depending on the department
The production areas are often loud, exceeding 85 decibels, due to the machinery that is running; earplugs are required to be worn while in the bakery at all times
Depending on postion, some employees may be exposed to dust; dust masks and respirators are available if required

ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.