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Prescaler

City & State: 

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G3L1

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Job Category:  Bakery Operations
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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

  • Prescaler

Department

  • Danish

Reporting to

  • Leadhand and Production Supervisor

 

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for ensuring ingredients are accurately scaled and to assist with loading into mixer.

 

Key Accountabilities

Ensuring food quality along with standard productivity.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for start up, picking up formulas, and reviewing mixing schedule
  • Arrive at work on time and with all tools to perform tasks
  • Scale ingredients accurately according to current and up-to-date formulas
  • Ensure all variances to formulas are noted
  • Ensure proper documentation, labeling and cleanliness of ingredient bins
  • Document lot numbers of all ingredients used
  • Ensure scaling and mixing area is neat and clean
  • Document all ingredients used throughout the shift
  • Ensure dough is finished by the assigned times
  • Keep work area clean and tidy throughout shift
  • Assist in other positions/departments when needed
  • Leave work area in good condition at the end of the shift
  • Ingredient bins must be emptied and cleaned thoroughly on a weekly basis
  • Work closely with mixer and Leadhand
  • Inform Leadhand of any quality issues immediately
  • At shift change, remove all cardboard and garbage to their designated areas and return all necessary skids of ingredients to staging area
  • 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 assigned

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and write English
  • 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
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Must be focused and have attention to detail
  • Effective communicator
  • Be trained on operation of electric pump truck
  • GMP and Safety Awareness
  • Team player

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

Required

  • N/A

 

Preferred

  • High school diploma or quivalent

 

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 maxiumum 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 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.