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Boxer

City & State: 

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 3L1

L9G 3L1
Job Category:  Bakery Operations
L9G 3L1

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 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.

Job Description

Job Title

  • Boxer

Location

  • Ancaster, ON

Reporting to

  • Production Supervisor and Leadhand

Position Purpose

To prepare cases of finished product and transport them to the frozen warehouse

Key Accountabilities

Ensuring food quality along with standard productivity.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all equipment is in proper operating condition
  • Maintain an adequate supply of packing materials - ie. labels, trays, cartons
  • Ensure the case taper is set-up prior to production
  • Use correct skid types for designated products and ensure no broken skids are used
  • Use only “clean” trays
  • Ensure product is identified with correct label and identified properly on production ticket
  • Ensure that all employees are aware of their responsibilities specific to food safety, legality and quality
  • Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual
  • Adhere to GMP’s and Health and safety rules as outlined in employee handbook
    • Keep work area clean and clear of hazards
    • Report any unsafe conditions, incidents or injuries to supervisor immediately
    • Use all prescribed personal protective equipment
  • Ensure GMP’s and safe food handling practices are being followed
    • All tools to be cleaned and maintained in good repair. Report any broken, damaged, or missing tools to your supervisor. Do not discard any damaged or broken tools.
    • Follow all GMPs including maintaining personal hygiene, handwashing/sanitizing hands, clean up spills (ie: ingredients, water, debris and wood)
    • Report any foreign material findings to your supervisor
    • As part of food security, report any unusual people or behaviours to your supervisor
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Must work with speed and accuracy to keep up with the production process
  • Service oriented --- high need to please
  • Level headed -- does not overreact under stress
  • Effective communicator
  • Team player
  • Punctual
  • Flexibility around shift work is required with availability for overtime hours as needed (must be prepared to work 12 hours)
  • Must be dependable
  • Must have excellent attendance and work habits
  • Meet physical demands of job including bending, walking, standing and the ability to lift 22 kg above shoulders to a height of approximately seven feet
  • Ability to operate electric pump truck
  • GMP and safety awareness
  • Basic Computer knowledge

 

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

 

Required

  • N/A

 

Preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent

 

Physical Requirements

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.

  • The majority of work in the bakery requires employees to stand on their feet for the entire  8-12 hour shift
  • Physical demands may also include reaching, bending, walking, lifting (up to a maximum of 50lbs) and performing repetitive actions
  • Please refer to the PDA for all physical requirements of this position

 

Work Environment

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.

  • Aspire Bakeries is a 24 hour/ 7 day manufacturing operation
  • The temperature of the environment within the production area can range from 58 - 80 degrees farenheit depending on the department  
  • The production areas are often loud, exceeding 85 decibels, due to the machinery that is running; earplugs are required to be worn while in the bakery at all times
  • Depending on position, some employees may be exposed to dust; dust masks and respirators are available if required

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.