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Make-Up Area Leadhand

City & State: 

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 3L1

L9G 3L1
Job Category:  Bakery Operations
L9G 3L1

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

 

 

Job Title

  • Make-Up Area Leadhand

Reporting to

  • Production Supervisor

Position Purpose

To oversee the operation of the front make-up area

Key Accountabilities

To deal with people/equipment issues, while ensuring food quality along with standard productivity

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Mixers, Machine Operators and other team members.
  • Complete pre-op inspection, take appropriate action
  • Ensure all line checks are performed and validated
  • Ensure that the line runs with standard crewing and throughput
  • Ensure the line produces the required amount of first quality product during the shift
  • Must provide relief coverage as required
  • Flexibility around shift work is required with availability for overtime hours as needed (must be prepared to work 12 hour shifts)
  • Address mechanical, sanitation and safety issues as they arise
  • Oversee entire process, ensuring SOP’s are followed
  • Prepare all reports and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual
  • Adhere to GMPs 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 assigned

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Must be focused, alert, aware, and able to respond quickly
  • Must work with speed and accuracy to keep up with the production process
  • Effective communicator
  • Must be organized and goal oriented
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to direct people
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Must be dependable
  • Must have excellent attendance and work habits
  • 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.

  • ARYZTA Limited is a 24 hour/ 7 day manufacturing operation
  • The temperature of the environment within the production area can range from 58 - 80 degrees farenheight 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 postion, some employees may be exposed to dust; dust masks and respirators are available if required

 

 

 

 

ARYZTA 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.