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Operator 1, Bakery-APV Operator

City & State: 

Austin, TX, US, 78744

Job Category:  Bakery Operations

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

  • Operator 1, Bakery-APV Operator (Shift: 2nd 1:30am- 9p)

Reporting to

  • Production Supervisor


Position Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the Operator 1, Bakery-APV Operator is responsible for the operation of the APV machine according to procedures and techniques to obtain the highest quality standard possible.

Key Accountabilities

The Operator 1, Bakery-APV Operator demonstrates safe working habits and enforces company GMP policies. Ensures that employees adhere to Plant and government regulations with emphasis on safety, sanitation and quality.


  • Prepare all paper work related to the job (weight sheets, down time sheets, and production schedules) this paperwork should be provided by the Supervisor on duty
  • Review production schedule, verify SKU, cookie flavour, cookie size and filler block/die size
  • Visually verify equipment and components as they may change per SKU
  • Locate filler block, die and finger harp to be replaced into cutter
  • Be able to handle tools as wrenches and Hex keys bolts and nuts.
  • Manage settings and load proper program in computer cutter to set product parameters
  • Proper complete and verify documentation such weight form, and other forms required for the product in process
  • Notify Supervisor of any operational and/or machine issues
  • Notify Supervisor of any Foreign Material on the product immediately.
  • Coordinate SKU change over in a timely matter in accordance with the production schedule given.
  • Be able to follow procedures as instructed on job procedure document.
  • Maintains a clean and safe working area. 
  • Be able to carry at least 50 lbs, walk, carry, push, kneel down and use of stairs.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required by Manager, Supervisor, or Lead





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.