General Labor


Norhtlake, IL, US, 60164

Job Type:  Bakery Operations

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.





  • Responsible for the operation of equipment/manufacturing line, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products per production guidelines.
  • Ensures compliance with Production/Packaging procedures/practices as well as inspecting all areas within the manufacturing line/equipment for any operational and/or mechanical issues as well as taking corrective action and notifying supervision and/or management.
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Assists supervision in standardizing procedures/practices to improve line efficiency and/or product quality.
  • Work safely; follow proper Lockout/Tag out procedure where applicable.
  • Be proactive in preparing for all runs for that day.
  • Review production orders, sequence, and amount.
  • Print all documents such as specifications, and process control.
  • Order materials needed.
  • Inspect the ingredient bin, and ensure all scoops are there and lids are not broken
  • Inspect scaling containers to make sure they are in good condition
  • Inspect the mixing area for good housekeeping
  • Set up line based on the production schedule
  • Ensure to follow the proper bag and box  opening procedure
  • Scale all ingredients according to the formula, the only variation is the ice and water ratio due to temperature requirement. Mix time may change due to flour spec.
  • Use a dedicated egg container for scaling
  • When filling ingredient bins make sure the lots are the same if not, finished all of the old lots and then pour in the new lot.
  • Ensure systems are on such as proofer and ovens.
  • Inspect scaling containers, making sure that they are in good condition.
  • Inspect the Proofing and Baking area for good housekeeping.



  • A high school diploma or GED, and (1) one year of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.




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.