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Supervisor, Bakery-Maintenance

City & State: 

Northlake, IL, US, 60164-1603

Job Category:  Maintenance

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.



Maintenance Supervisor- 3rd shift

Position Purpose

To ensure that job duties that affect the safety, legality and quality standards are addressed. Apply basic skills to ensure product meets company specifications. Training will include demonstration of skills required to verify and prove comprehension. This could be in the form of written, verbal and/or demonstration for compliance.

Key Accountabilities

Responsible for assisting the Maintenance Manager in the efficient maintenance of the facility and equipment.  Supports quality control programs to ensure production procedures are in compliance with best practices food safety and quality standards during the absence of the Maintenance Manager, the Assistant Maintenance Manager will assume all responsibilities associated with the management of the engineering department.

Work closely with other plant department managers to achieve production, sanitation and safety goals.  Interfaces with Plant Support Center staff personnel where applicable.  Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and two way communication with co-workers and other personnel throughout the Company.


  • Assists Maintenance Manager in maintaining the facility and equipment in a safe and operational state of readiness at all times in order to meet daily production requirements. 
  • Supervises the established preventative maintenance program which includes lubrication, inspections and engineering sanitation schedules to minimize production down time.
  • Participates in the selection, training and development of the engineering department staff.
  • Assists in the scheduling of engineering staff to support schedules, production and non-production hours.
  • Helps maintain the engineering department’s shop and equipment.
  • Assists in purchasing and maintaining proper inventory levels of equipment spare parts.
  • Consults with Maintenance Manager on long and short term improvement needs.
  • Assists the Maintenance Manager in managing the engineering department within all policy and budgetary guidelines.
  • Facilitates open communication with each subordinate and department head to ensure equipment problems are addressed on a timely basis.





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.