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Warehouse Operator (2nd Shift)

Location: 

HAzleton, PA, US, 18201

18201
Job Type:  Bakery Operations
18201

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.

 

 

WE PAY DAILY!

 

Our employees’ financial well-being is important to us. That’s why we offer Dayforce Wallet, a new way to get paid.

 

Dayforce Wallet includes an easy-to-use mobile app and the Dayforce Prepaid Mastercard®. Our employees are able to use a mobile app to access their earned pay and add it to their card. Then, they can use this card to pay bills, make purchases, or withdraw cash. With no waiting for payday, no hidden fees, and easy money management using the mobile app, it’s no surprise that our employees love Dayforce Wallet.

 

You won’t have to wait until payday when you join our team!

 

This is a 2nd shift position - 02:00 p.m. to 10:15pm

 

Key Accountabilities

Applies basic skills to insure that all finished goods being shipped and received meet quality and food safety requirements. Maintains all necessary shipping records, insures all product quality issues identified on the shift are immediately placed on hold physically and in SAP WM system.  Insure proper set up for next shift and passes down all relevant information to all. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure all finished goods with potential quality concerns are placed on hold.
  • Ability to keep up with fast paced environment, place palletized product in freezer racking safely, without damage to product and troubleshoot palletizer as necessary.
  • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy of own work at the end of each shift
  • Prepare necessary shipping documents for all production received into shipping on a daily basis.  
  • Be capable of completing all outbound and inbound orders properly, completing all associated computer and paperwork associated with the load.  Insure customer orders have accurate product and quantities.
  • Minimize detention fees by loading trucks as they arrive for their appointments.
  • Inspect all trailers upon arrival and all pallets of finished goods prior to loading.
  • Inspection of storage facilities and materials in order to maintain food safety and quality.
  • Perform cycle counts of inventory as needed and requested
  • Observe and follow first in/first out (FIFO) of all finished goods, monitor for damages and inventory discrepancies.
  • Proper communication with coworkers and all other department(s) (i.e. Sanitation, Maintenance, or Quality Assurance) as needed, to include daily recaps within the shipping department.  All positions are part of a team and must communicate and work together to insure a safe and efficient work flow.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, sanitary, and organized work area.
  • Know, understand, and follow safe operating procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Actively participate with the team, through problem solving, planning, and team decision-making with individual accountability.
  • Perform training of new shipping employees and assist in other training activities which support the shipping/receiving department.
  • Flexibility in job assignments as designated by a supervisor and/or manager.
  • Knows, understands and follows standard forklift operating and safety procedures.
  • Ability to learn how to operate the yard jockey truck to move trailers as needed,
  • Perform all other duties as required or assigned.  

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • High school diploma, GED and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-3 years previous work history in a food manufacturing facility/light industrial environment preferred
  • Stand up forklift experience
  • Strong communication skills, good written and verbal communication skills within the facility and with external contacts, in English.
  • Ability to read and write in English, and use of basic math and time keeping.
  • Computer literate in Excel and Microsoft Outlook. Able to access, enter, and retrieve data
  • using a computer terminal and retrieve information from production schedules.
  • Able to work independently with little supervision and make logistical decisions

 

 

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.

  • Standing, walking, climbing, bending, twisting, stooping may be required while performing these job duties.
  • Able to lift or move (push or drag) 50 lbs.
  • Frequently carrying more than 30 lbs.
  • Requires an employee to have adequate communication and observational skills.
  • Frequent head and neck movement.

 

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.

  • Able to work at elevated heights with proper fall protection
  • Employee may be required to work in areas that are cold, wet, dusty, slippery, or hot.
  • Frequently working in areas of loud noise.
  • May require employees to work in small/confined, or elevated areas.
  • Schedule subject to change, based on needs.
  • Weekends, Holidays, and Overtime as required.

 

 

 

 

 

Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.