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Packaging Operator - 2nd Shift

Location: 

West columbia, SC, US, 29172

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Job Type:  Bakery Operations
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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 15 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 Packing Operator is capable of contributing to all phases of the team-oriented packaging process. Included is the operation of automated packaging and production equipment, determining equipment failures and making minor adjustments or contacting appropriate personnel for assistance, and aiding in operator preventative maintenance and hygiene of all related equipment. This position is expected to monitor both equipment and food according to ASPIRE BAKERIES standards, make necessary equipment adjustments and performs all tasks and duties necessary for efficient daily operations.  It is the responsibility of the Packing Operator to contribute to maintaining a safe work environment for themselves, fellow employees and our customers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure food meets quality specifications
  • Package food manually and with use of machinery
  • Operate and adjust machinery & equipment to ensure accuracy and proper food specifications
  • Maintain settings on equipment and ensure supplies are full
  • Ensure work areas, machinery and equipment are clean, and organized and adhere to applicable safety rules at all times
  • 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

 

Qualifications:

  • 2 years manufacturing experience
  • Equipment and product knowledge
  • Equipment and product troubleshooting ability
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

 

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.