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Lead, Bakery

Location: 

Northlake, IL, US, 60164

60164
Job Type:  Bakery 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:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Print and/or Fill out; all documents such as specifications, weight sheets, downtime, scrap log
  • Order materials as needed
  • Ensure systems are on such as coolers, freezers, air systems, wrappers, and glue hot melt
  • Pick up any temporary employee if ordered and inform temp employees on GMPS & Safety
  • Ensure proper racking and unracking procedure
  • Maintain line speed/standards
  • Ensure proper label and code dates are on the box
  • If allergens are packed, follow proper allergen procedure, and tag line/equipment that needs cleaning.
  • Return all materials to the warehouse clean, covered, and wrapped
  • Maintain area clean and organized.
  • Return all unopened materials to the warehouse clean.
  • 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 (3) three years related experience and/or training; or 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.