Forklift Operator- 3rd shift in Santa Ana CA

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Aspire Bakeries
Forklift Operator- 3rd shift
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Santa Ana CA
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ForkLift Operator

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 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.

Key Accountabilities

Operates a stand-up forklift to safely transport raw ingredients, finished product, materials and equipment to the appropriate locations inside warehouse, freezer and trucks/trailers.


  • Operates stand-up forklift to move ingredients/product from trucks, shipping & receiving docks, and various stock and storage locations.
  • Responsible for loading the mixing platform with raw ingredients to be used for daily production of par bake cookies, frozen dough and cinnamon smear for melts.
  • Verifies lot code numbers, product type and quantity of each load moved using scanning gun.
  • Moves trailers in and out of loading area for out and inbound loads.
  • Keeps stock tracking records and other simple records of quantities of items moved, storage locations and daily work performed.
  • Moves stock, pallets and other items manually as required.
  • Provides assistance with the overall maintenance of the warehouse environment.
  • Follows rules and regulations to ensure food safety, quality, and legality.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • High School/GED Equivalent
  • Bilingual spanish speaking perferred but not required
  • 1-2 Years Stand Up forklift experience, preferred
  • In-house Forklift Certification, HACCP & GMP training (in-house)


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed required to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold (non-weather), and to rapid changes in temperature. The employee must be able to tolerate a work environment that contains flour dust. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can get loud.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

This position requires employee to have adequate communicating and observational skills, including seeing, speaking and hearing, due to the operation of various types of moving equipment used in the bakery. These requirements are for the safety of the employee and co-workers. These requirements are also necessary for collecting and distributing information to staff, and communicating with co-workers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and color vision.

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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