Production Operator - 2nd Shift in Northlake IL

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Production Operator - 2nd Shift
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Northlake IL
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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 operation of equipment/manufacturingline, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products per production guidelines
  • Ensures compliance with Production/Packaging procedure/practices as well as inspecting all areas within the line/equipment for any operational and/or mechanical issues
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Assists supervision in standardizing procedures/practices to improve line efficiency and/or product quality
  • Expected to work in other areas as needed
  • Work safely; follow proper lock out/tag out procedure where applicable
  • Be proactive in preparing for all runs for that day
  • Review production orders, sequence and amount
  • Print all documents such as specification andprocess control
  • Order materials needed
  • Inspect ingredient bin, ensure all scoops are there and lids are not broken
  • Inspect scaling containers to make sure they are in good condition
  • Inspect mixing area for good housekeeping
  • Set up line based on production schedule
  • Ensure to follow proper bag and box opening procedure
  • Scale all ingredients according to formula
  • Ensure systems are on, such as, proofer and ovens
  • Inspect scaling containers, making sure that they are in good condition
  • Inspect proofing and baking area for good housekeeping
  • Set up proofer and oven based on what is running first
  • Scale all ingredients according to formula
  • Use a dedicated egg container for scaling
  • Maintain all ingredients covered
  • Record actual and lot numbers
  • Complete all necessary documentation (production orders, batch sheets, temperature, and reusable trim where it applies)
  • If allergens are produced follow proper allergen procedure, tag line/equipment that needs cleaning
  • Maintain line clean and organized
  • Return all unopened materials to warehouse clean
  • Maintain line speed/standard
  • Fill out all documents; production orders, batch sheets, process control
  • Remove any product that is visually incorrect and set aside such as open seals, product too dark or light, incorrect and deformed pieces
  • Ensure correct number of trays (packing)
  • Return all unopened materials to warehouse
  • Responsible for food safety and legality
  • Support quality control programs to ensure production procedures are in compliance with best practices of food safety and quality standards


  • HS Diploma or GED
  • One-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experiencea

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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