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Production Operator


Ancaster Ontario, 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.



  • Perform a visual inspection of the machine prior to start-up (ensure all guards are in place prior to operation)
  • Ensure you have all papers i.e. Schedule sheet, downtime, scaling sheets prior to start-up
  • Ensure to have all necessary tools to perform the job upon start of shift and that they are clean and in good repair
  • Ensure all assigned operator documentation is maintained and complete  i.e. down time, dough and Scaling sheets
  • React expediently and efficiently to all issues
  • Report all deficiencies to Leadhand and Supervisor
  • Keep work area and equipment i.e. belts, rollers etc., clean and tidy throughout shift
  • Work closely with Leadhand and Mixer
  • Assist with loading or scaling of ingredient when necessary
  • 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 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
  • Adhere to food safety practices and ensure they 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 (i.e.: 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



  • A high school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must work with speed and accuracy to keep up with the production process
  • Effective communicator, organized, and a team player
  • Must have excellent attendance and work habits
  • GMP and safety awareness




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.