Operations Supervisor


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.



Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating a variety of machines to manufacture and pack bread products by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.



  • Coordinates and plans weekly production schedule in conjunction with the Materials Management department based on master scheduling and inventory policies set for each Stock Keeping Unit (SKU).
  • Completes weekly employee schedules based on the production schedule.
  •  Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedule.
  • Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met.
  • In conjunction with quality assurance staff, inspects and measures products to verify conformance to specifications.  Trains employees to identify the product that does not meet specifications and ensure it is not shipped.
  • Directs employees in adjusting machines, equipment, and work processes to ensure product specifications are met. 
  • Troubleshoots product quality issues. 
  • Develops, recommends, and implements changes in working conditions and use of equipment to improve production methods, equipment performance and efficiency, employee performance and product quality.
  • Resolves worker issues or submits unsettled issues to the Human Resources department for action.
  • Maintains clean and organized work area.
  • Develops capital equipment justifications for machine tools and process technology to improve quality, cost, and cycle times.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Documents line inefficiencies and downtime to identify issues. Works in conjunction with others to resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Completes duties, and ensures that subordinates complete their duties, in accordance with quality assurance, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), safety, and other company programs and procedures, and in accordance with government codes and regulations.
  • Participates as an active member of the production management team.
  • Other duties may be assigned.



  • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three years of related bakery or food manufacturing experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least two years of experience working in a bakery operation
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as production schedules, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees or colleagues in the organization.
  • Working knowledge of Spanish preferred.


Shift: 2nd (2:00 pm - 10:30 pm **must work weekends**)


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.