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General Labor, Production (2nd 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.

Responsibilities

  • Sign in on your line Staffing sheet
  • Be at your work station on time.
  • Work safely, use floor mats
  • Follow all Food Safety, GMP Policies.
  • Wear blue Vinyl or Nitrile gloves (where applicable)
  • Ensure to follow proper bag and box procedure (how to open)
  • Form pieces of dough and place on pan where applicable.
  • Pick product and place on conveyor.
  • Extra empty trays must be stored upside down.
  • Pick up pieces of bakery goods and place in corrugated tray.
  • Ensure correct pieces are packed per tray.
  • Remove any visual small, large, dark, light bakery goods pieces and dispose into inedible bin (where applicable)
  • Report any dough pieces that may visually contain foreign material.
  • Employees are required to pack x amount of pieces per minute.
  • Ensure proper racking, unracking procedures
  • Remove any visual small or large dough pieces and place in re-usable bin or garbage, based on what your orders are
  • Report any dough pieces that may visually contain foreign material.
  • Maintain speed; each employee is responsible to form a certain amount of pieces per minute.
  • Inform Line Lead any time you must leave line.
  • Ensure 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 to replace other positions on line as needed.
  • Ensure quality and consistency of product during processing.
  • Maintain area of responsibility clean and organized This position is also responsible for food safety and legality.
  • Supports quality control programs to ensure production procedures 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: While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands, handle or feel objects.  Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Ability to lift up to 50lbs.

 

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

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.