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Onboarding Training Lead


Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 3L1

L9G 3L1
Job Type:  Administrative
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 14 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.



Under the direction of the Sr Bakery Manager, the Onboarding Training Lead role is the hands-on leader of Onboarding experiences with associates across the bakery.  This role is critical to the successful skill development needs of our people, in areas including People & Food Safety and Job Skills such as operating equipment, ensuring product quality, and working together as a team of people committed to bakery success. 


A day in the life of the Onboarding Training Lead includes a variety of activities including – coordinating training schedules, updating training trackers and technology tools, and of course – training people!  In the bakery, training is an active part of how people learn new skills, grow their capabilities, and become ready to move into other jobs in their careers. 



  • Deliver a high-quality & effective associate Onboarding training experience
  • Partner with people managers to coordinate training schedules
  • Ensure all Onboarding/training materials and tools are up to date, and ready for use
  • Track associate skills development, training attendance, and program outcomes
  • Monitor associate application of training to job performance and discuss gaps and solutions with people managers 
  • Ensure that all employees are aware of their responsibilities specific to food safety, legality, and quality
  • Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual
  • Adhere to GMPs and Health and Safety rules as outlined in the employee handbook
  • Use all prescribed personal protective equipment
  • Adhere to food safety practices and ensure they are being followed
  • Perform all other duties assigned



  • A high school diploma; or equivalent is required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in training associates in safety and/or job skills
  • Proven experience in coordinating the training experiences for more than 100 employees
  • Experience in the food manufacturing industry is desired


This is a 12-month contract


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.