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Production Summer Student (Contract)

Location: 

Brantford, ON, CA, N3S 7X6

N3S 7X6
Job 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 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.

Aspire Bakeries Summer Student Program provides opportunities for summer employment for qualified students to finance the furthering of their education while allowing the company to support summer vacation coverage and evolving business needs. 

 

Position Purpose

To ensure that job duties that affect the safety, legality and quality standards are addressed.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • To set up, operate, and monitor high speed continuous donut / bread production line.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, organize effectively, with varying degrees of independence, judgment, and discretion.

 

Responsibilities

  • Operation of high speed continuous donut / bread / pastry production line
  • Setting up, operating and monitoring the line equipment
  • Liaise with appropriate staff throughout the shift to ensure continuous process and quality standards
  • Keeping a working stock of raw materials required on line at all times
  • Operate and monitor machinery which palletizes finished products as required
  • Data entry of inventory data into warehouse management system as required
  • Manual lifting as required
  • Adhering to all health and safety requirements as trained
  • Maintain the required hygiene, safety and quality standards on the production floor
  • Other duties as required

 

Summer Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Actively pursuing a formal education and returning to school as full-time student in the fall semester
  • Enrolled in a full time course of study, leading towards a recognized college diploma or university degree
  • Ability to work 12 hour continental shift rotation
  • Available to work the entire summer work term from May to end of August

 

Additional Skills, Experience & Qualifications

 

  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary diploma or degree
  • Must have strong mechanical aptitude
  • Likes to assume variety of responsibilities in team based production environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven communication skills both Written and Verbal (English)
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently
  • Reliable, punctual, energetic and conscientious
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a solid team environment
  • Ability to work rotating continental shift schedule- 2 weeks days & 2 weeks nights (7-7)
  • Schedule subject to change under managements discretion
  • 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
  • Frequently climbing stairs
  • 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.