Bakery Operator (1st Shift) in Newark CA

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Aspire Bakeries
Bakery Operator (1st Shift)
Job ID: 
Newark CA
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Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker, Warehouse Worker

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 likeLa Brea Bakery,Otis Spunkmeyer, andOakrun Farm Bakery. With 15bakeries 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.


Ensures compliance with delivery schedule and quality of product delivered. Fulfils customer orders, production orders, shipping orders or requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed and /or shipped.


  • Sort and place materials on racks, shelves, according to predetermined sequence such as size, type or style.
  • Managed to work in cold temperatures (freezer)
  • All finished goods are palletized, recorded in SAP and shrink wrapped to specifications.
  • All Finished goods are moved to the proper freezer location in a timely manner.
  • All materials used in production are transferred to correct locations in SAP properly and accurately, before and after using materials.
  • All documentation is completed accurately Pallet count sheets, Pallet tags and lot number accuracy.
  • Maintain raw material, packaging, warehouse and freezer in accordance with GMP.
  • Ensure warehouse is accessible, clean organized and safe for all thru traffic.
  • Always operates the forklift in a safe manner.
  • Serve as back-up for other department activities.
  • Relieve warehouse personnel for breaks and meals.
  • Completes duties in accordance with quality assurance, GMPs, safety and other company programs and procedures, and in accordance with government codes and regulations.
  • Maintains clean, organized and safe work area, including wiping and washing equipment and tools; sweeping and mopping floors; and trash removal.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Overtime hours may be required based on work demands. Employee must be flexible with these hours.

Skills, Qualifications, and Skills

  • High School diploma / GED desired or equivalent years of experience in an automated or semi-automated packing environment preferred
  • Previous experience in a baking environment preferred
  • A mechanical ability that makes possible the identifying and solving of mechanical and process problems
  • Ability to comprehend and read operational manuals and complete written forms (In English).
  • Must have good command of The English language.
  • Ability to distinguish and identify different products by reading labels.
  • Ability to do simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Ability to write numbers legibly.
  • A working knowledge of basic weights and measures used in the batching process.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands:

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and lift and/or move more than 50 pounds with the aid of a co-worker.
  • The employee must occasionally push/pull manual or automated pallet jacks and other equipment.
  • With the aid of co-workers, the employee is occasionally expected to push/pull equipment on wheels up to 75 to 200 pounds approximately 75 feet.
  • Frequent flexing, extending and turning of the neck and head are required.

Work Environment:

  • For line manufacturing environment hearing protection is mandatory.
  • Employees move between hot and cold environments.
  • Temperatures may be around 45F or 100F and in between.
  • Hottest temp months between May & September.
  • Exposed to moving equipment through the shift.
  • Exposed to milk, eggs, butter, chocolate ingredients used in our products.

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

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