Production Operator


West Columbia, SC, US, 29172

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 Production Operator is a contributing member of the team-oriented production process. Included is the operation of automated production and packaging equipment, basic diagnosis of equipment failures, and monitoring of equipment, and food according to company standards.  It is the responsibility of the Production Operator to contribute to maintaining a safe work environment for themselves, fellow employees, and our customers.



  • Ensure food meets quality specifications
  • Operate and adjust machinery & equipment to ensure accuracy and proper food specifications
  • Ensure work areas, machinery, and equipment are clean, and organized and adhere to applicable safety rules at all times
  • Ability to operate equipment in assigned area
  • Responsible for reporting and taking necessary actions to ensure food safety and prevent food quality problems from occurring; communicating safety, quality, production, maintenance, and hygiene issues to appropriate personnel
  • Continuous compliance with Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP’s)
  • Adhere to packaging work schedule and running orders
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required



  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • No experience necessary
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Food manufacturing experience


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.