Warehouse Lead


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.



The Warehouse Lead performs duties related to the receipt, shipment, and movement of raw materials and finished goods within the warehouse and production, utilizing material handling equipment. Assists Warehouse Supervisor in all related activity required to operate plant warehouse and production areas.



  • Organizes and directs forklift operators on their shift to insure all warehouse activity related to the movement of materials into, out of, and within the plant production areas is in accordance of company guidelines and procedures.
  • Reports all variances and discrepancies related to the movement of materials to the Warehouse Supervisor.
  • Advises the Warehouse Supervisor of all personnel issues.
  • Maintains harmony within the workforce.
  • Insures an adequate supply of pallets, packaging supplies, and raw materials are available for production.
  • Trains Forklift Operators on proper preservation of raw materials, supplies, and finished goods.
  • Operates all material handling equipment according to company guidelines and attends safety training annually.
  • Records the movement of all material movement within the plant warehouse including raw materials, packaging, supplies, and finished goods in accordance with the company policies and procedures.
  • Unloads inbound raw materials and loads outbound finished goods in accordance with the company guidelines and procedures.
  • Completes duties and follows all company guidelines in accordance with safety and quality assurance to comply with all government codes and regulations.
  • Documents and reports all malfunctioning equipment to plant management.
  • Maintains a clean, organized, and safe work area including but not limited to sweeping floors and trash removal.
  • Performs all other assigned duties related to plant warehouse operation.
  • 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.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • A valid operating license for operating a forklift.


Shift: 1st


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.