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Heavy General Labour

Location: 

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 3L1

L9G 3L1
Job Type:  Bakery Operations
L9G 3L1

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 15 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

Heavy General Labourer

Department: Building 4

This position is responsible for ensuring food is up to quality standard and running through equipment properly.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all equipment is in proper operating condition
  • Ensure the case taper is set-up prior to production
  • Use correct skid types for designated products and ensure no broken skids are used
  • Use only “clean” trays
  • Ensure product is identified with correct label and entered correctly into SAP
  • Keep work area clean and organized at all times
  • Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual
  • Adhere to GMPs, food safety practices and Health and Safety rules as outlined in employee handbook
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Must work with speed and accuracy to keep up with the production process
  • Must be a team player who is dependable and punctual
  • Flexibility around shift work is required with availability for overtime hours as needed (must be prepared to work 12 hours)
  • Computer skills
  • Meet physical demands of job including bending, walking, standing and the ability to lift 22 kg above shoulders to a height of approximately seven feet
  • Ability to operate electric pump truck

Educational Requirements

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  12 hour shift
  • Physical demands may also include reaching, bending, walking, lifting (up to a maximum of 50lbs) and performing repetitive actions

 

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.

  • ASPIRE BAKERIES  Limited is a 24 hour/ 7 day manufacturing operation
  • The temperature of the environment within the production area can range from 58 - 80 degrees Fahrenheit 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 position, 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.