Packing Relief 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 14 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.




  • Performs duties as assigned by the Packaging Supervisor or their designee.
  • Ensures adherence to the daily production, packaging, and retail bagging schedule.
  • Coordinates, organizes, and assigns subordinates daily job tasks in packaging and retail bagging departments.
  • Verifies that metal detectors are operational and performs regular tests as directed by the Quality Assurance Department.
  • Monitors blast freezer temperature and core product temperatures to ensure product temperature specifications are met. Monitors product to ensure that other product specifications are met.
  • Informs maintenance department or Packaging Supervisor of equipment maintenance issues.
  • Adjusts and prepares ink jet coder for daily production. Monitors to ensure accuracy and legibility.
  • Ensures that lot codes, bar codes, use by dates, case labels, and retail bags are correctly applied, used, or inserted into the cases according to specifications.
  • Ensures all packaging documentation, including finished product report, spoils report, metal detector log, pallet tags, check list, and daily employee hour’s reports, and other documentation, is filled out accurately, legibly, and on time.
  • Ensures that sufficient packaging materials are available for daily activities (cartons, labels, retail bags, pallets, pallet tags, case tape, etc.).
  • Operates forklift and pallet jack to move product, including into and out of freezer.
  • Completes duties, and ensures that subordinates complete their duties, in accordance with quality assurance, GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices), safety and other company programs and procedures, and in accordance with government codes and regulations.
  • Ensures subordinates are wearing the proper protective freezer clothing issued when performing job tasks in the freezer.
  • Maintains clean, organized, and safe work area, including wiping and washing equipment and tools; sweeping and mopping floors; and trash removal.
  • Ensures that subordinates are operating equipment safely and correctly.
  • Enters case production (finished goods) information into spreadsheet
  • Does data entry of production runs as per requirements of MOVEX/SAP
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works to maintain and improve on 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 GED is preferred
  • Two years of related manufacturing experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as production schedules, safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to complete routine reports
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Excel spreadsheet software. Ability to learn new computer software as required by the company
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
  • Forklift certification is preferred.


Shift: 3rd (6:00 pm - 10:00 am)


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.