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General Labour, Bakery-Sanitation (Contract)

City & State: 

Brantford, ON, CA, N3S 7X6

N3S 7X6
Job Category:  Bakery Operations
N3S 7X6

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.



ARYZTA Brantford’s Summer Student Program provides opportunities for summer employment for qualified students to finance the furthering of their education while allowing the company to support summer vacation coverage and evolving business needs. 


Summer Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Actively pursuing a formal education and returning to school as full-time student in the fall semester
  • Enrolled in a full time course of study, leading towards a recognized college diploma or university degree
  • Ability to work 12 hour continental shift rotation
  • Available to work the entire summer work term from May to end of August


Job Title

  • General Labour, Bakery-Sanitation


  • Brantford, Ontario


  • Sanitation

Reporting to

  • Supervisor, Bakery-Sanitation


Position Purpose

To ensure that job duties that affect the safety, legality and quality standards are addressed.


Key Accountabilities

  • Complete all daily and weekly assigned tasks as indicated in the sanitation schedule and according to SSOP’s
  • The ability to communicate effectively, organize effectively, with varying degrees of independence, judgment, and discretion



  • Complete all daily and weekly assigned tasks as indicated in the sanitation schedule and according to SSOP’s
  • Complete all assigned tasks specific to the weekly production line clean down
  • Utilize cleaning equipment in a safe and responsible manner, reporting any damaged or unsafe equipment to team leader, supervisor or manager
  • Complete extra duties as assigned in preparation for plant tours etc.
  • Maintain current and accurate records of completed tasks in a neat and orderly manner
  • Report any impediments or safety concerns to the Supervisor or Manager
  • Coordinate with the other sanitation operators to ensure that the whole team completes all their tasks
  • Adhering to all health and safety requirements as trained
  • Maintain the required hygiene, safety and quality standards on the production floor
  • Other duties as required


Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • Must have strong mechanical aptitude
  • Likes to assume variety of responsibilities in team based production environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven communication skills both Written and Verbal (English)
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently
  • Reliable, punctual, energetic and conscientious
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a solid team environment
  • Ability to work rotating continental shift schedule-2 weeks days & 2 weeks nights (6-6)
  • Schedule subject to change under managements discretion


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level



  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary diploma or degree
  • Clear criminal background check (or has received a pardon)



  • Mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot and make minor adjustments to equipment
  • Previous experience in a cleaning role would be an asset


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.

  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Frequently climbing stairs
  • Standing & walking for extended periods of time
  • Frequently pushing, pulling & bending
  • Reaching & Stooping
  • Frequent flexing, extending and turning


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.

  • Employee must be able to work in cold, wet, hot, dusty, slippery, loud and close space for extended period of time. 
  • The employee must be able to work in high areas

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.