ARYZTA Careers - Ancaster, ON (22 days ago)

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City & State:
Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 3L1

L9G 3L1
Job Category: Bakery Operations
L9G 3L1

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 prepare cases of finished product, and transport them to the frozen warehouse

Key Accountabilities

Ensure food quality along with standard productivity


Ensure to have all skids, racks, slip sheets, shrink wrap, trays and U-Pack bags supplied for shift
Ensure Walkie is working properly
Ensure retail tape machine is in working order if needed, and the code is correct
Ensure to have the right best before date on each skid
Check MI’s through SOLAR CHAIN for mistakes
Check kwik lock for correct code frequently
Ensure ink and code is ready for frozen product
Work closely to Machine Operator
Dump U-pack in the garbage compactor
If help is needed on the line, required to assist team members
Ensure a clean work area throughout the shift
Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual
Adhere to GMP’s 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 perform job in a timely manner to allow line to run at standard speed or better
Service oriented - high need to please
Level headed - does not overreact under stress
Effective communicator
Team player
Must have reliable transportation
Must be dependable
Must have excellent attendance and work habits
Hand Walkie Certification
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 maxium 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

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.