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General Labor, Production (1st shift)

Location: 

Northlake, IL, US, 60164

60164
Job Type:  Operations
60164

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.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Performs duties on the Pan Feeder, Racking, Dough Feeder, or Dough trim.
  • Work in Utility, Break Relief 
  • Follows all Food Safety and GMP policies.
  • Lift pan and place on conveyor or table.
  • Ensure proper racking, un-racking procedures
  • Ensure top rack is covered, if not place 2 empty pans upside down on top shelf.
  • Pick up dough trim from line and place on dough block.
  • Place dough piece on conveyor, and place empty sheet pans on pallet.
  • Completes dough tags, keep one for record and forwards to the Line Lead.
  • Report any dough pieces that may visually contain foreign material.
  • Do not overlap trim, place single strips; do not place any on seams.
  • Report any dough pieces that may visually contain foreign material.
  • Ensures compliance with Production/Packaging procedure/practices as well as inspecting all areas within the Mfg line for any operational and/or mechanical issues as well as taking corrective action and/or notifying supervision and/or management.
  • Expected to work in other areas as needed.
  • Ensure quality and consistency of product during processing.
  • This position is also responsible for food safety and legality.
  • Support quality control programs to ensure production are in compliance with best practices food safety and quality standards.

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Education/Experience Requirements: HS Diploma or GED, and (1) one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

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.

  • Lift/Carry up to 50lbs. with or without assistance
  • Navigate up and down stairs
  • Standing/Walking/Climbing
  • Twisting/Bending/Stooping
  • Pushing/Pulling
  • Handling/Feeling
  • Seeing/Speaking/Hearing
  • Flexing/Extending/Turning the neck
  • Must wear toe-protective footwear

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.

  • Must comply with all personnel safety policies and procedures at all time
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required for task at hand (i.e. ear plugs,  bump cap, safety glasses)
  • Ability to work in a hot, cold, wet, frozen, dusty and loud environment
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts
  • Required to maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Keep all equipment in sanitary condition
  • Follows all work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ability to work different shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime as 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.