Bakery Specialist in West Columbia (Cayce) SC

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Aspire Bakeries
Bakery Specialist
Job ID: 
West Columbia (Cayce) SC
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Job Types:
Baker, Packaging Technician, Production 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.

Responsible for training all production line workers on assigned production line in all aspects of production, including machine operation, personal and food safety, and efficiency requirements. Assists line lead and may act as line lead when lead is unavailable.


  • Regularly train employees in methods of improving production processes.
  • Educate each Operators and Station Attendant in the proper performance of their particular job
  • Ensure line workers and operators are performing at maximum capability.
  • Inspects production lines regularly to assure that Good Manufacturing Practices and safety regulations are followed.
  • Makes certain that production areas are kept clean of waste, debris, and liquids to avoid safety hazards.
  • Monitors employee compliance with company regulations. Coaches employees to ensure compliance. Works with supervisor for disciplinary actions.
  • Reports production line speed rates, waste and other metrics.
  • Yield report by line, shift and supervisor.
  • Equipment settings, fill and update the paper work by equipment and line
  • Equipment training.
  • Effectively communicates as required with supervisor.
  • All other duties as assigned

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2-5 years experience in a related field.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, the ability to work as a team member with a team.
  • Specific knowledge of bakery and food processing.
  • Able to communicate, coach, and train line production workers to optimize production. Must have the ability to make critical decisions, coach and expedite solutions when situations arise.

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to climb, stand or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Lift/Carry up to 50lbs. with or without assistance
  • Use a computer keyboard and monitor more than 15% of total work time.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near movingmechanical parts and is occasionally exposed outside weather conditions, wet and/orhumid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.
  • The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud.
  • Ability to work different shifts and weekends
  • Must comply with all personnel safety policies and procedures at all time
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required for task at hand (i.e. ear plugs, bump cap, safety glasses)
  • Ability to work in a hot, cold, wet, frozen, dusty and loud environment
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts
  • Required to maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Keep all equipment in sanitary condition
  • Follows all work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ability to work different shifts, weekends, and overtime as required
  • The noise level in the environment is often moderate to loud

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.

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