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Logistics Operator

Location: 

Brantford, ON, CA, N3S 7X6

N3S 7X6
Shift Type:  Bakery Operations
N3S 7X6

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 13 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.

Position Purpose

To successfully move materials through the facility. The incumbent will perform general warehouse duties including; shipping/receiving, picking and packing orders, processing orders (where applicable) in the system, and other warehouse related job tasks as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Operate a forklift to move material through facility as required
  • Provide materials and components to the picking line by physically moving them from stock points along the line, off trailers, and from other storage areas
  • The ability to communicate effectively, organize effectively, with varying degrees of independence, judgment, and discretion.

 

Responsibilities

  • Interact with Supervisors to work as a team when shipping and receiving
  • Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Maintaining the required hygiene, safety and quality standards
  • Actively communicate with Supervisors and Manager to effectively handle material and notify them of problems/concerns
  • Properly document work performed
  • Assist in the effective completion of inventory audits
  • Stack skids or pallets in designated areas
  • Sign applicable driver documentation as required
  • Promote a clean, safe and positive work environment
  • Maintain the required hygiene, safety and quality standards on the production floor
  • Other tasks as assigned

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

 

  • Proven communication skills both Written and Verbal (English)
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a solid team environment

 

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

 

Required

  • High School Diploma / G.E.D
  • Clear criminal background check (or has received a pardon)
  • Must hold a valid forklift operator license (Counterbalance, Walkie, Raymond Reach) from a recognized training provider
  • Minimum one year experience as a forklift driver

 

Preferred

  • Mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot and make minor adjustments to equipment

 

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.

  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Standing & walking for extended periods of time
  • Frequently pushing, pulling & bending
  • Reaching & Stooping

 

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.

  • Employee must be able to work in cold, wet, hot, dusty, slippery, loud and close space for extended period of time. 

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.