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Operator II

Location: 

Northlake, IL, US, 60164

60164
Job Type:  Bakery Operations
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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:

  • Responsible for 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.
  • Assists supervision in standardizing procedures/practices to improve line efficiency and/or product quality.
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Expected to work in other areas as needed
  • Work safely, follow proper Lock-out/Tag-out procedure where applicable
  • Be proactive in preparing for all daily runs
  • Review production orders, sequence, and amount of batches
  • Follow the proper sequence of how to run dough due to allergens
  • Order materials as needed
  • Inspect ingredient bin, 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 proper bag and box  opening procedure
  • Scale all ingredients according to formula, only variation is ice and water ratio due to temperature requirement. Mix time may change due to flour spec.
  • Use a dedicated egg container for scaling
  • Ensure lots are the same when filling ingredient bins (if not, finish all old and pour in new lot)
  • Remove the old “lot” tag and place the new “lot” tag
  • Maintain all ingredient bins covered
  • Record “actual” and “lot” numbers
  • Complete all documents, production orders, batch sheets, temperature, and reusable trim where it applies
  • If allergens are produced follow proper allergen procedure, tag line/equipment that needs cleaning
  • Maintain line clean and organized
  • Return all unopened materials to the warehouse clean
  • Fill out all documents, production orders, batch sheets, temperature, and reusable trim where it applies.
  • Report any dough pieces that may visually contain foreign material.
  • 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.
  • Support quality control programs to ensure production procedures are in compliance with best practices in food safety and quality standards.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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.

 

 

 

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.