Ingredients Operator


Swedesboro, NJ, US, 08085

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 13 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.



Supports the Lead Mixer and is responsible for scaling out ingredients accurately according to product recipe specifications. Ingredients are then mixed to set parameters of time and temperature. The uniform dispersion and incorporation of the ingredients will develop into a homogeneous mixture for the targeted characteristics desired for processing the highest quality product standards expected by Aspire Bakeries.



  • Prepare ingredients accurately as specified by the recipe; feed starters, mother, potatoes, peppers, onions, etc.
  • Prepare and mix ingredients to specified mixing time and temperature.
  • Continually monitor and control the temperatures of dough during the mixing process and the final mixing stage of the dough.
  • Add ingredients in the order specified by a recipe to obtain desired characteristics.
  • Visually and physically verify the texture of the dough to assure targeted texture characteristics.
  • Monitor and control the efficiency of the Rheon Line to assure that dough mixes do not exceed the capacity of the Rheon Line.
  • Continually monitor and control ingredient inventory control.
  • Document mixing data accurately and timely.
  • Maintain mixing equipment clean and sanitize.
  • Identified batch containers accurately and weigh them as required.
  • Maintain coolers organized, and clean; assure ingredients in coolers are identified.
  • Maintain mixing and ingredient areas organized and clean.
  • Lift and dump 50 lbs. flour bags consistently for short periods of time.
  • Monitor that the starter on the floor does not exceed use time.
  • Assure mixing documents are completed at the end of the shift and placed in their designated place.
  • Works to maintain and improve the quality, legality, and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture. Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.



  • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.
  • At least 6 months as an operator.
  • Ability to understand and follow a recipe.
  • Ability to understand and operate mixing process controls and makes adjustment when necessary.
  • Basic knowledge of dough mixing and operating mixing equipment.
  • Ability to comprehend scale and temperature readouts.
  • Ability to document mixing and ingredient data accurately and timely.
  • Ability to write clearly and legibly and possess basic effective verbal and written skills in English.


Shift: 3rd


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.