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Production Operator I


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 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.


Boxer, Building 3 

Ancaster, ON

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
  • Ensure ink and code is ready for frozen product
  • Check SU’s through SAP for mistakes
  • Ensure all assigned operator documentation is maintained and complete
  • Work closely to Machine Operator
  • Dump U-pack in the garbage compactor
  • 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 GMP’s and Health and safety rules as outlined in employee handbook
  • Adhere to food safety practices and ensure they are being followed
  • 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
  • Punctual
  • 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


  • N/A


  • 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 maximum 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.
•    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 farenheit 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.